Check out this year’s holiday gift to all from LGIU! We’ve showcased some of our favourite briefings of 2022 inspired by four jolly themes: health and happiness, connection and community, progress and prosperity, and self-care and balance.
On the 10th November 2022, the LGIU and VLGA held a panel to discuss COP-26: One Year On. Composed of Council Chief Executives from across the globe, this panel discussed all that has happened in the last twelve months and the ongoing implications for local government from the COP-26 discussions and resolutions.
Your weekly roundup of LGIU's most shareable content! This week, we chatted to the Cllr Awards 2022 Young Councillor of the Year Winner about his advocacy work, and, at the request of our American colleagues, LGIU staff shared what they are most grateful for.
We spoke with Midlothian Council’s Equalities Champion, Cllr Connor McManus, about the council seeking White Ribbon accreditation, its work against gender based violence and the role of men in preventing violence against women.
This week, we're looking at how local governments, organisations and individuals are tackling violence and abuse perpetrated against women and girls.
An interview with Yourtoolkit.com – providing hope and solutions to hidden challenges through collaboration
This case study highlights the excellent work of the online resource Yourtoolkit.com which aims to provide comprehensive support and resources for those facing domestic violence, and the role that collaboration and governmental support has had in their growth and success.
Last week (November 16th), LGIU Scotland travelled to Kilmarnock to attend the first in-person Scotland Town Partnership conference for three years. Relevant for all those interested in town centre housing and planning, this LGIU publication brings you all the key case studies, reflections and a winners of the Scotland Loves Local Awards.
This briefing argues that the upcoming Victorian State Election provides an opportunity to look at what the local government sector is advocating for, and where there are similarities and differences.