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Making the right connections

Over the past fortnight, all eyes have been on Glasgow for COP26. There’s a lot to process from the conference but one issue that stands out is how many different layers of action tackling climate change involves, Jonathan Carr-West, LGIU Chief Executive, elaborates further in this blog.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa Blog Post

Addressing the Housing Crisis: Global Local Executive Panel – Event summary

The final LGiU and VLGA global panel of 2021, Innovative Approaches to Addressing the Housing Crisis, brought together representatives from Cornwall Council in the UK, Cork City Council in Ireland, and Infrastructure Australia to explore the ways in which local governments can and are working to address the housing crisis.

Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Think piece – what is local authorities’ involvement in COP 26?

It is easy for local actors to get lost in the multitude of high profile talks and side events focusing on national and international strategies and targets. However, there is space for local authorities to play a hugely important part in global events including the COP series.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa Blog Post