The Local Democracy Academy is a study program that brings together an international group of leading scholars, post-doctoral scholars, junior researchers, doctoral students, local policy makers and government officials for an intensive week of mutual learning, critical thinking and joint exploration of new ideas and approaches to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The 2019 theme is: Global Challenges and Local Governments: Toward Transformative Policy and Practice.
For more information, go to the conference website: www.icld.se/lda
The Academy is organised by ICLD (Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy) and sponsored by a grant provided by Sida. Co-organisers are the Department of Political Science, Umeå University and UCLG - United Cities and Local Government.