Thinking outside of the box was a valuable lesson

Ordinary people matter and can make important contributions to policy and local development. That, and many more conclusions, is shown in a study about empowering local governments in Zimbabwe. The study confirmed the relevance of the ITPs regarding closing leadership gaps, building networks and enhancing participatory leadership – all critical to local development.

02 November

New publication: Policy brief by Jesse Ribot

ICLD's new publication "Choosing Democracy: Natural Resource Management for Environmental Policy Makers, Donors and Practitioners" by Jesse Ribot is aiming to assist policy makers in making decisions related to forestry.

23 Oktober

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VISBY / News

ICLD's IQA 2015 report now available

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Belgrade / News

Focus on Equity and Inclusion at ICLD-workshop in Belgrade

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Moshi, Tanzania / News

Mutual learnings strengthens local democracy

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Göteborg / Evenemang

International conference on urban developement

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Call for National Mentors - Inclusive Political Leadership Programme

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24 new international partnerships for Swedish municipalities

Visby / Press


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