Local Political Leaders - Capacitating Women in Politics

The programme targets women in top positions in political assemblies at the local level in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. The programme provides the opportunity to strengthen the capacity in the participant´s leadership and network together with other women in the same position.

ICLD has already strengthened a total of 125 women since the training started in 2013 by primarily enable them to share and disseminate their experiences. This programme will be followed by one more in 2019-2020.

If you are a local political leader, a woman and most importantly an agent of change - this programme is for you! Next round of applications will be announced here and in ICLD's communication channels. The 25 selected local political leaders will get an opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills in the following areas:
• Roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders in the political process
• Knowledge on how to carry out reform processes
• Improved skills in change management and strategic planning

For information about the training and how to apply, see the brochure reached via the "To the programme"-button. When the programme is open for applications you will reach the online application via the "Apply" -button.

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