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Swift Read: Innovation in Politics Awards 2019

This year, the Innovation in Politics Awards for the best political projects from all over Europe were presented in Berlin. 80 finalists and eight winners in eight categories were selected, and Ireland was well-represented in terms of submissions and selected finalists. This Swift Read presents LGiU’s coverage of the award ceremony and insights into the…

Ireland
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Eco-anxiety: what can local government do?

In 2017, an increasingly pervasive worry was defined for the first time by the American Psychological Association as ‘eco-anxiety’: “a chronic fear of environmental doom”. This briefing will investigate the rise of this phenomenon across the world and explore the ways in which local governments can both become more environmentally sustainable themselves and help employees…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Housing Review: November/December 2019

In this end of year review, we bring the journal of housing activities to a close for 2019. This review looks at the state of housing in Ireland over the November/December period, covering the housing market, key conferences, Dáil business, and other relevant information for those working in local government with an interest in housing.

Ireland
Members

Game of drones: will councils need air traffic control departments in the future?

 As drones move from disruption to disruptive technology, how can councils gain from unmanned aircraft? What savings can they make? What steps do they need to take to get their implementation right whilst maintaining public confidence and safety? And will they need to employ air traffic controllers?

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

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