The MJ and Local Partnerships to host COP26 podcast series

WRITTEN BY Local Partnerships
POSTED ON 22nd October 2021

The MJ and Local Partnerships are collaborating to host a podcast series during COP26, designed for local authorities seeking to understand the implications of COP26 and decode what the high-level statements actually mean for the local government sector.  

Special guests on the podcast will include chief executives of top performing authorities such as Martin Reeves, CEX of Coventry City Council, Sharon Kemp, CEX of Rotherham, Tom Riordan, CEX of Leeds Council, and Becky Shaw, CEX of East Sussex County Council. We will also hear from industry experts such as Aurora Energy Research and Louise Marix Evans from Quantum Strategy. The series will be chaired by Heather Jameson, Editor of The MJ.

The first podcast will focus on the aims of COP26 and what to look out for in the run up to the conference. The second podcast will consider key points that have emerged from the first week with particular scrutiny of the World Leaders’ Summit, Finance and Energy. The third and final podcast will spotlight what have we learned from the COP and what it will mean for local government.  

The podcasts will be available to listen to at key points throughout the conference on our website. Please follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn for updates. 

⬆️ Strategic Director Martin Forbes writes for the MJ about levelling up and how to negotiate the challenges ahead. Join members of our bid review team for a webinar on 13 December to look at these issues further. Register here:

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