Aim of the call: to better understand the role of local governments and local democratic institutions in addressing global challenges.
ICLD will prioritize research projects that include the countries where ICLD operates: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Research projects in other countries are welcomed if they show an important contribution to core areas of this call.
Research proposals should
1. focus on problems and opportunities where there is a potential to generate innovative and transformative policies that can increase the influence of vulnerable people in the decisions made by local governments that affect their lives;
2. touch on the role of local governments in at least two of the priority themes;
3. have a team with a gender balance.
Project duration: 18 months.
Awards: Up to 1 million SEK.
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Main applicant must: a) be a researcher with a deep knowledge within the field of development and democracy; b) hold a PhD; c) be affiliated with a research institution or an accredited university or college.
Application deadline: 20 September 2019.
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