The second 2019 Municipal Partnership application round is now open until October 15th. Municipal Partnerships are Sida-financed and designed to contribute to the development of well, and efficiently functioning, democratic local authorities in both the partner countries and Sweden.
The aim of a municipal partnership is to increase civil influence by strengthening local and regional political governance organizations within one or more of the following core areas:
• Possibility to demand accountability
• Citizen participation
Municipalities, County Councils, Regions and regional Local Authority Associations in Sweden can apply for municipal partnerships together with a partner in of the following countries:
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Moldavia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.