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Depopulation: Case studies and resources for local government

Curated case studies and news from around the globe highlighting some of the innovative ways municipalities facing depopulation are fighting back, plus the best and most practical reports on the topic. Examples this week come from Finland, Italy and Japan, plus research from Europe, Australia and the U.S.

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Global Local: Sustainable and affordable housing

This week's Global Local explores all things sustainable and affordable housing. Housing is one of the most complex challenges uniting local authorities everywhere, which is why the solutions must be shared.

Electoral administration: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing on measures from Brazil, Northern Ireland, Timor-Leste and Belgium to improve and protect our electoral systems and campaigns, along with plenty of practical policy and resources on coordinating elections.

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Global Local: Modern libraries

This week's Global Local explores how libraries are making themselves indispensable in the modern world.

Modern libraries: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing some of our favourite innovative libraries from around the world. You’ll find best practice examples from Belgium, Japan, China, Canada and the US, along with plenty of practical policy and resources.

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Global Local: Fast fashion

This week's Global Local explores the fundamentals of fast fashion and how local government can combat the challenges of the complex issue.

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Defining fast fashion: why it’s a problem for local government and local communities

This briefing explores the fast fashion industry as a whole and the issues it generates for local areas. It sets out the policy levers that local government can use and how they can work directly with their communities to tackle fast fashion. Inside, you’ll find a range of case study examples of community-led initiatives supported…

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