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Meet Lizbeth – ICLD mentor in Colombia Posts

Lizbeth Guerrero Cuan from Colombia is a political scientist who currently works as an independent consultant in areas such as local governance, gender equality, citizen participation, and peacebuilding. She is …

Integration of Global Goals Leads to Enhanced Youth Participation  Posts

Within the framework of the “Together Towards Sustainable Development Goals” project, three schools in Kibaha, Tanzania, along with Wisbygymnasiet in Gotland, Sweden, have collaborated to integrate the United Nations Sustainable …

Call for proposals: Intersectional Gender Policy in Latin America Posts

Open call for proposals for policy-oriented research to support local governments in improving equity and gender equality, with particular focus on Colombia, Guatemala and Sweden. Background In the dynamic and …

Call for proposals: Community empowering Voluntary Local Reviews Posts

Open call for proposals for Voluntary Local Reviews with a participatory methodology, led by researchers and conducted together with a local government. Introduction ICLD seeks proposals for the development of …

Call for proposals: Climate adaptation financing for local governments – landscape, mechanisms, and governance implications Posts

Open call for proposals for a practitioner-oriented report on the availability of climate finance mechanisms for local governments and its connection to the quality of local democracy. Background: Local governments …

Call for proposals: Health equity in decentralized democracy  Posts

Open call for proposals for research on the nexus between local democracy and equitable health provision. Background  Democracy is essential for achieving good health globally.1 A recent comprehensive study by …

Bridging the gap between research and practice in Tanzania – ICLD Alumni Talks  Posts

In the month of March this year we hosted an Alumni Talks including a Local Democracy Lab in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, under the theme “Empowering Change.” The event gathered …

Meet Vexinah – an ICLD Alumni Posts

We are proud to highlight ICLD Alumni Ms. Vexinah Mueni who participated in ICLD training programme Inclusive Political leadership 2019-2020. The training helped her to become a Transparency Integrity award …

Gori Strengthens Youth Democracy Posts

ICLD’s engagement with the municipality of Gori in Georgia has brought about significant changes in opportunities for youth inclusion in politics and democracy-building even after the program’s conclusion. “This project …

ICLD signs MoU for a broader knowledge exchange with Ukrainian municipalities Posts

ICLD has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the All-Ukrainian Association of Amalgamated Territorial Communities (AATC). The aim is to foster a wider exchange of knowledge, share valuable information, …