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KC-Björkdahl and Somun-Krupalija (2018) A toolbox for Local Governments to implement SDG#5 on Gender Equality

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KC-Björkdahl and Somun-Krupalija (2018) Global talk - Local walk, SDG#5 on Gender Equality

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KC - Stephan Hochleithner, Andreas Exner (2018) Outmigration, Development, and Global Environmental Change. A Review and Discussion of Case Studies from the West African Sahel

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KC – Hochleithner S & Exner A (2018) - Theories of Migration in and from Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Review and Critique of Current Literature

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KC – Hochleithner S & Exner A (2018) - Local Government and Migration: A Review of Literature and Media Narratives with focus on West African Sahel

For ICLD:s new secretary general the mission is bigger than the operation

He might be new to the job, but he brings with him a lifetime’s commitment to democratic issues and a desire to develop.
“Democracy must be defended, but it also needs to be developed. Running an organisation that provides evidence- and research-based support for local democracy feels like one of the most important contributions one can make to combatting poverty and reducing conflict,” says Johan Lilja, the new Secretary General of the International Centre for Local Democracy.

24 Oktober

Conference in Homa Bay on latest TI Kenya-survey

During ICLD’s “International Municipal Partnership Conference – Transparency in Local Government” Transparency International Kenya presented key findings from a survey conducted in 2016.
The survey established that there are low levels of awareness of the role of elected leaders among citizens.
“I think civic education, both before and after elections can create more awareness on the roles and responsibilities of the elected leaders,” says Yvonne Anyango.

24 Oktober

Municipal Partnership Programme

International Training Programmes

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ICLD’s Fieldwork Grant

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Added value working with advisory experts

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Cape Town/Harare / Nyhet

Strengthen your brand by municipal funding

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Karelia / Nyhet

"Life Without Borders" break up isolation

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Stockholm / News

Talk about local democracy focusing on women's participation.

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24 new international partnerships to boost local democracy

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KC – Manor, J (2011) Perspectives on Decentralisation