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Guidelines & Policy
Welcome to the ddlgn work space
thematic network on democratisation, decentralisation and local governance
of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC.
This site serves a double function. - A:
it is a repository of relevant information for members and partners.
it is a virtual platform for knowledge exchange and joint learning.
The topics covered by the network are divided in four categories:
Promoting the sharing and control of power and enhancing peoples voice and participation as intrinsic to their wellbeing.
Creating conducive space for participatory decision making and for more accessible and responsive State institutions at subnational levels.
Providing the analytical methodology and instruments for a systemic political perspective and for addressing power issues.
Implying a systemic approach to work and focusing on the quality in the management of public affairs and the exercise of power.
Online training on 'Leave no one behind - Challenges and opportunities of implementation'
2020-03-20 by Bures Hynek
Call for Proposals: Research and innovation for sustainable development
2020-02-21 by Iff Andrea Cornelia EDA IFA
Report on Authoritarian Influence and Media Vulnerability
2020-02-14 by Papageorgiou Trippolini Melina EDA PAPME
Looking for a team of consultants for final project evaluation
2020-02-11 by Zakirova Elena EDA ZAE
PEFA Supplementary Framework for Assessing Gender is out!!
2020-02-10 by Iff Andrea Cornelia EDA IFA
Consultancy opportunity: support the SDC Governance and Citizen Participation Domain (GCP) in Lao PDR.
2020-02-10 by VONGPHANAKHONE Nithsa EDA NIN
2019 Expert Workshop on Gender Responsive and Socially Inclusive Budgeting
2019 Political economy course
To understand how the SDC addresses and promotes SIB/GRB goals, the Gender Equality Network together with DDLGN initiated a joint learning journey. The overall goal was to learn and examine how socially inclusive and gender responsive budgeting (SIB/GRB) can be strengthened in SDC programmes and projects.
Fragility and conflict
The overall aim is to capitalize on experience from DDLG programs in fragile contexts through collaborative learning and knowledge sharing, to establish shared understanding on possible approaches and guidance on the planning, implementing and monitoring of DDLG programs in fragile contexts.
Inclusive land governance
The two SDC networks Agriculture and Food Security (A+FS) and Democratization, Decentralization and Local Governance (DDLG) conducted an exciting Learning Journey in Land Governance 2016. Together we share findings and evidence based recommendations for SDCs interventions.