This briefing shows how a structured approach to strategic risk management can help leaders to develop their post-pandemic strategies, plans and activities, by using a risk ‘lens’ to complement objective-based approaches.
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.
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.
This programme is an innovative way to equip your cohort of Managers (from Team Leader to Service Manager level) with a thorough but concise overview of the knowledge, and skills needed as a foundation for the role. It concentrates on six fundamental principles which form the foundation for good management practice in Local Government.
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.
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.
The City of Cape Town has adopted the Urban Agriculture Policy (2007) and the Food Garden Project to help shape local food systems. This briefing explores various ways to strengthen food security by developing a coherent, systematic food policy and food system strategy.
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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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.