Municipal partnership

Achieve the global goals through municipal partnerships

International training programmes

In 2019, ICLD trained and strengthened 250 politicians and civil servants through international training programmes.


Our research is linked to an advisory group of renowned Swedish and international researchers

Three ways to change the world. How can you get involved?

Fighting poverty with democracy

We are convinced that the battle to eliminate poverty worldwide starts here at home – in our village, our town, or our municipality. Which is why, here at ICLD, we work with people who are changing the world by building local democracy. Our operations are based on a handful of fundamental principles.


20 years of partnership

20 years of partnership

This year, Gothenburg city and Nelson Mandela Bay municipality celebrates 20 years of partnership. It is one of the longest partnerships within ICLD and together…