Towns are starting to get the attention they deserve in policy terms. LGiU has long covered the particular challenges facing smaller towns and Janet Sillett looks at issues.
International Students and Local Government Planning
MoU for Mapping: An Irish local authority’s impact on planning functions in Lesotho
Saving money and strengthening councils: why merge local authorities?
The (re)turn to decentralisation and hybrid governance systems in cities
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On climate change, poverty, and inequality: ‘What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind’
‘You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make’ – Jane Goodall. This blog explores the links between poverty and the unequal effects of and efforts to address climate…
This briefing offers a beginner’s guide to Arctic matters and the interests of the key states and prospective players in the region. It surveys the new opportunities created by the retreating ice, and the new dangers these pose to the sustainability of the Arctic and its population. It also considers the governance of the region:…