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“Women’s Political Leadership”, “Public Financial Management and Local Economic Development” and “Leadership in Local Governance”.

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Municipal partnerships makes a difference in the fight against Corona

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Local democracy is needed in a time of pandemic

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Municipal partnership

Achieve the global goals through municipal partnerships

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International training programmes

In 2019, ICLD trained and strengthened 250 politicians and civil servants through international training programmes. 150 of those were women.

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Research

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

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

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ICLD publications

We have published around 40 research-related publications.

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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.

News

Covid19 – Corona

ICLD is monitoring the devlopment of Covid19 closely, and following the updates from Public Health Agency of Sweden, WHO, and recommendations from the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Due to the ongoing global situation, we have postponed workshops to protect the safety of participants. Latest information on this issue.