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Presentation by Colm Byrne, Manager, Susliving, Ireland.

9th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance (Dublin-Kilkenny, Ireland), 26/27 March 2013.

http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/9thfplgmeeting.htm

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  • 9th Annual Meeting IMPLEMENTING CHANGE: A NEW LOCAL AGENDA FOR JOBS AND GROWTHIn co-operation with the EU Presidency, Irish Government and Pobal 26-27 March 2013, Dublin-Kilkenny, IrelandWORKSHOP F: MAKING TRANSITION COMMUNITIES MORE RESILIENT Colm Byrne Manager, Susliving, Ireland
  • Making Shrinking Communities More Resilient OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance Kingsriver Community Wednesday March 27th 2013
  • Kingsriver CommunityIntroduction and Background
  • Kingsriver CommunityResilience based activities:Organic GardensLocal Energy SourcesSocial enterpriseFETAC Training Centre
  • Transition Towns Global Movement
  • Transition Towns Ireland Kilkenny•Ireland has a growing network of transition initiatives
  • Future Proof Kilkenny•Established in 2007 as Kilkenny’s Transition Town initiative.
  • Key areas of focus:Initiative Past Present & Future
  • EducationPublic Events: Green ScreenVarious WorkshopsGlas LearningSUSLIVING
  • EnergyCar Free Day KilkennyPeak Oil message through ‘green screen’Community EnergyCRESCOArCogen Community Power
  • Economics and EnterpriseLocal Currency InitiativesUp-skilling unemployed workers in for the‘green economy’SUSLIVING now preparing young adults bylinking sustainability to industry
  • Food400 Fruit Trees ProjectSavour Kilkenny FestivalKilkenny Food TownsInitiative
  • Health‘Walk Your Talk’Lifeline Suicide Prevention
  • Community Kilkenny Social and Economic HubCollaboration InclusionSynergy Interconnected Callan Commanage Project
  • Contact Detailswww.kingsriver.iewww.futureproofkilkenny.orgwww.susliving.orgwww.glaslearning.iewww.lifeline-kilkenny.orgwww.commanagecallan.com