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Global Local Executive Panel – August 2021: Community Wealth Building

This panel session was moderated by Chris Eddy and VLGA CEO Kathryn Arndt, and the panel discussed community wealth building from their own varied perspectives and explored how local governments in both Australia and Scotland are utilising community wealth building initiatives.

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Is a ‘smart city’ a good city?

This briefing looks at the evolution of the smart city and suggests that its meaning changes depending on the context to which it is applied. Smart city development is discussed in South Africa through a series of themes that emerged at the recent World Cities Summit.

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Understanding strategic thinking

Creative, strategic thinking is massively important a politically led and fast-changing organisation. That's why we're taking you beyond the buzz words and confusing jargon to focus on how to think strategically and apply that mindset to a coherent vision for your organisation's future. Get the tools you need to influence your team and implement your…

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Swift Read: Best practice in data and evidence led governance

This briefing provides a summary of the What Works Cities Certification, which is an initiative that can help cities determine whether they have the right practices in place to put data and evidence centrally in decision-making.

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Global Local Executive Panel Series

Through our Global Local Executive Panel Series, we are working with global partners to bring you regularly scheduled panel events and discussions featuring executive speakers from local government across the countries we work in and beyond.

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Global Local Executive Panel – July 2021: Child Friendly Communities

On July 15th 2021, LGIU Australia and VLGA presented an international panel of expert speakers from a variety of positions in Queensland, Victoria and Scotland to discuss what the impact of COVID has been on children and young people in their jurisdictions.

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