The focus of the training is on exploring ways of making governance in the municipality equitable and inclusive. The participants will work on a change project and implement a strategy to make the municipality equitable, participatory, transparent and accountable. By strengthening the capacity of selected teams and by strengthening the networks available to them, the training aims to deepen democracy, create space for participation and dialogue, increase service delivery in deprived neighborhoods and through this, reduce poverty.
The following countries are eligible for the programme: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia.
The programme period: 2019-2020.
Participants should form a team consisting of at least one elected politician in local or regional assemblies, at least one representative of a grassroot organizations working with delivery of critical services and at least one public official from the local administration.
Application period to the next round of this programme is now closed.
For more information about the programme, see the document attached.