Articles

Helena Edvinsson – Children’s Champion of Local Democracy

“Children and young people are a large part of a municipality’s citizens, and their voices must be included in all the processes of the municipality. Childhood is not a transport …

Mariia – Ukrainian Champion of Local democracy

In war, it is always the most vulnerable people that are affected the worst. So, when the war started in her country Ukraine, Mariia Tyshchenko understood that she had to …

A partnership that improves life for people with disabilities

The municipality of Borås and the municipality of Vracar in Serbia are working together in a partnership that aims to increase the influence and participation of people with disabilities.  – …

Rudina – North Macedonian mentor

Name: Rudina Pashholli Country: North Macedonia What is your background? – I hold a BA in International Relations and Diplomacy. I have been working in the civil society sector since …

Beka – our Georgian Champion of Local Democracy

Beka Asanidze, a lawyer from Gori in Georgia, is a participant in our ICLD Human Rights Based Approach Programme. For all the ambitious work within his community, to increase youth …

Strängnäs re-establishes partnership with the Maasai village Emboreet in Tanzania

Strängnäs municipality in Sweden has for a long time been involved in municipal partnerships on the theme of youth influence with various partners in Tanzania. The municipality is now re-establishing …

Strängnäs inaanzisha tena ushirikiano na kijiji cha Wamasai Emboreet nchini Tanzania

Manispaa ya Strängnäs nchini Uswidi kwa muda mrefu imekuwa ikishiriki katika ushirikiano wa manispaa juu ya maudhui ya ushawishi wa vijana na washirika mbalimbali nchini Tanzania. Manispaa sasa inaanzisha upya …

ICLD signs MoUs with three key associations in Southern Africa

ICLD has recently signed agreements for collaboration with three important local government associations in Southern Africa. – By entering alliances with key actors at the local level in Botswana, South …

Zambia’s youngest female mayor seek a Municipal Partnership

“It can´t be called democracy when the representation is not fair! How is it democracy when we are giving all the power to men? We need to support each other …

Team visit to the Zimbabwe Change Projects

During a week at the end of February, ICLD conducted team visits to several teams in rural districts of Zimbabwe, that are part of the fifth cohort of the “Zimbabwe …