Municipal Partnership Programmes are developmental partnerships between Swedish municipalities, regions and county councils, and their equivalents in countries where the average income is low to medium. Read more

International Training Programmes (ITP) are longer term, specialist-training programmes aimed at key individuals at local level in the countries with which Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) works, such as local politicians and administrative officials. Read more

Research ICLD:s knowledge centre initiates, analyses and distributes knowledge in the fields of creating and developing local self-governance, local democracy, and decentralisation. We also finance research at universities in Sweden and our partner countries. Read more

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