Alongside a briefing from Professor Colin Knox appraising community planning in Northern Ireland, this article from Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough outlines key areas of innovation and deployment of community planning partnerships in local government.
In this short article, LGIU’s Head of International Operations, Hannah Muirhead, shares some key highlights from the 2024 Association of Irish Local Government annual training conference. The event focused on the 21st Century Councillor in Irish Local Government and delved into some key developments in Irish local government in the year of local elections.
In a region where ethno-nationalist conflict continues to dominate society, culture and governance, this article explores the role of Northern Ireland’s local government in peacebuilding efforts. Highlighting three areas which exemplify the importance of local government’s role in reconciliation.
Alongside a briefing from Professor Colin Knox appraising community planning in Northern Ireland, this article from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council outlines key areas of innovation and deployment of community planning partnerships in local government.
In 2015, local government in Northern Ireland was reformed, providing councils with new powers in community planning. This briefing explores the role played by community planning in the reformed local government system in Northern Ireland.
Salary: £27,000 per annum Contract Type: Permanent, full time Working for: LGIU Reporting to: Membership Manager Location: UK or Ireland Purpose of Role The Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) is a membership organisation dedicated to supporting local government. Our purpose is to make sure that local government is informed, engaged and connected. We provide policy…
This article explains what reunification is and why it’s important. It highlights the potential and problems associated with reunification, and provides research-led recommendations for local authorities to improve reunification practices.
Join us for an insightful virtual panel aimed at discussing and exploring the unique challenges and opportunities facing coastal communities and the role of local government and stakeholders in supporting their sustainable development.
Join the VLGA & LGIU for a Q&A panel to explore the relationship between levels of government, how to maximize engagement with higher levels of government best, and to discuss resetting these challenging relationships.
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