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Collection: Local government finance – international lessons

International research and lessons on local government finance. What are the challenges? What are the potential solutions and how can we ensure a sustainable future for local government?

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Collection: 20-Minute Neighbourhoods

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the lockdowns imposed across the globe put a magnifying glass over local infrastructure – in many cases exposing gaps and inequality. The result has been renewed enthusiasm for 20-minute cities, which prioritise local access to services. In this collection, we dive into the urban planning ideal to provide a local government…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Collection: Levelling up

Levelling up has been the key theme of the UK Government since the general election, but there are still fundamental questions about what levelling up means. This collection gathers together the array of LGIU resources to explore the levelling up agenda and its implications.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland

Collection: Age-friendly communities

This collection showcases a wide range of LGIU work that explores all things age-friendly communities, including housing, planning, care and service delivery. Older people require supportive, inclusive environments to compensate for age-related changes, so adapting environments to support healthy ageing and continued participation in society is essential as local governments around the world experience ageing…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Collection: the Ukrainian invasion

This collection provides resources from LGIU and elsewhere to support local government in dealing with the impact of the Ukrainian invasion. Topics covered in this collection range from cost of living, to resettlement and maintaining trust in democracy.


Collection: Resettling refugees and migrants

The habitability of countries around the world is changing and causing a significant rise in migration. From humanitarian crises in Ukraine and the Middle East, to climate-related disasters causing migration in the Pacific Islands and East Africa. This collection presents relevant LGIU resources focused on resettling migrants and refugees.


Collection: Covid-19 in hindsight – reflecting on the global pandemic

This collection showcases a range of LGIU content covering local government and community experience during and post pandemic. On this page, you’ll find everything from content on Covid’s impact on health, the economy, and minority communities, to resources on post-Covid cities and local governments’ critical role during the pandemic.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Bundle: Local government around the world

We focus on local issues in a connected world. What can we learn from local governments around the world as they face both unique challenges and those we all face in our own communities. This is a collection of international local government content.

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Collection: Brexit

On the 31st of January 2020, after 47 years of membership, the UK left the EU. This collection brings together the content that we have produced on Brexit over the past few years.

England & Wales, Scotland