Currently no training programmes are open for applications

If your are interested in other training programmes, please check back as we will publish calls for applications here.

Applications to the following ongoing programmes will open later.

Local Governance with a Rights-based Approach
The application period begins in 2019

Local Political Leaders - Capicitating Women in Politics
The application period begins in late fall 2018

Local Leaders – Capacitating Local Politicians in Zimbabwe
This programme is now ongoing. 

Inclusive Political Leadership
Next round of applications will open late 2019.

Enabling Local Democracy and Inclusive Urban Development through the SymbioCity Approach
The application to this round of the programme is now closed.

Gender Mainstreaming Local Democracy
Application to this round of the programme is now closed.

Municipal Financing Supporting Local Development and Local Democracy
Application to this round of the programme is now closed.

ITP studies ITP FAQ The programmes Follow-ups Apply


Municipal Partnership

KP - Equal value in the Democratic process -Project

Municipal Partnership

KP - Collaboration Between Borlänge and Chisinau to increase the competence of the teachers in the areas of Autism & ADHD

Municipal Partnership

KP - Education project

Municipal Partnership

Kp - To strengthen the inclusion of young mothers in the local community

Knowledge Centre

Partnerskap på väg mot ökad lokal demokrati, IQA-rapport 2016

Russian and Swedish cities face similar challenges

How can Swedish urban planning in Kiruna be relevant in the Russian town of Kostomuksha, 800 km to the east?
“We saw more similarities than differences,” says architect, Anne Faurskov, of AFARkitektur in Copenhagen.
And if you add Gällivare to the equation, the result is still the same.

12 December

Study says: Obstacles to reach gender equality

For the last seventeen years, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia have been striving to institutionalize gender equity and equality.
This has been achieved by developing legal and policy frameworks, establishing institutional gender mainstreaming mechanisms and engendering national statistical institutions.
“Despite the advanced institutionalization of gender issues, the lives of women have not significantly improved during this period,” says professor Annika Björkdahl and Lejla Somun-Kruoalija, independent researcher, in a recently published study.

05 December


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