8,4 million SEK granted for municipal partnerships
Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy

Subscribe to the newsletter


Tell a friend about the newsletter!


Read in your browser

8,4 million SEK granted for municipal partnerships

Jphan Lilja, Secretary General at ICLD

Eight partnerships between Swedish municipalities and international partners from Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia have been approved over eight million SEK.

Read more

Ms President of Kenya and a champion of local democracy

Nereah Amondi Oketchis one of the brightest stars among Kenya’s young female politicians, after her victory the other year in the TV show “Presidential election”. We present her in our series “Champions of local democracy”, – personal portraits of people who are playing a significant role in the development of local democracy where they live.

Read more

ICLD launches a partnership with nine universities in Southern Africa

In line with the strategy adopted by ICLD to work closer with universities to enable support for the Municipal Partnership Programmes and the International Training Programmes in the countries of cooperation, ICLD has entered into MoUs with a total of nine research partners in Southern Africa.

Read more

Digital toolkit for youth participation 

Lusaka and Malmö have through their partnership found new ways to improve the ability of young people to gain influence in local environmental issues. Based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, they developed a digital toolkit.

Read more

Local Democracy Labs

One meeting, one question, one hour.

ICLD Local Democracy Labs is a space for local government officers and politicians to meet researchers and have a dialogue on global challenges with a local perspective.

More about Local democracy Labs

Research meets policy


Earlier this year, ICLD held a Local Democracy Lab on the topic of gender equality, with a particular focus on the Kenyan context.

Read more

ICLD recommends:

ICLD Annual report 2020 - (publication)

The Gendered Landscape - (video)

Upcoming Local Democracy Talks 5-6 July - (event)

SAVE THE DATE: July 1st, the registration opens for the following ITP programmes:
"Woman Political Leadership", "Gender mainstreaming", "Human Rights Based Approach" and "Finance".

Find out more in our calender

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube
Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy
Contact us
Tel. +46 498-29 91 00


Visiting address
Söderväg 1D
621 58 Visby, Sweden
Postal address
Box 1125
621 22 Visby, Sweden
Click here to unsubscribe from this newsletter
Do not click this link

Skickat med Paloma