14th DeLoG Annual Meeting 2019

'Learning and getting food for advocacy (on DLG)’
– Rolf Swart, VNG International

Joint Workshop in Cambodia

'Enhancing the Capacity of Local Governments in Localising the Sustainable Development Goals'

Joint Learning Event in Brussels

'Local Governance and Sustaining Peace in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings'


Micheline Gilbert is currently a Senior Governance Specialist providing support and advice to GAC programmes in relation to the Department’s feminist policy and human rights based approach.

On the 15th of September, we celebrate the International Day of Democracy! In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared this day, which annually takes place to raise public awareness about democracy and promote democratic principles.

The Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) organised the first Local Democracy Academy. In June 2019 researchers from around the world gathered in Umeå, Sweden, to discuss and present the latest research in the field of local…