ITP Application

Inclusive Political Leadership 2017-2018

General Information

The Application should be completed and submitted to the programme secretariat of the International Centre for Local Democracy no later than June 10th, 2017.

Applications received after this date will not be considered.

If you have any technical difficulty in completing the form or any other questions regarding the form, please do not hesitate to send an email to or


In order to complete the application please make sure you have the following documents saved on this computer:
1) A pdf or jpg copy of your passport
2) A passport-sized photo in jpg or gif-format (Preferred). Pdf format is also accepted for your photograph.
You cannot save data in this form. You need to complete the entire application and submit it during the same session. You can copy text from other programs in the boxes where text is required.
For any text, please use latin letters A-Z and a-z. Cyrillic letters can not be used.


Please fill out all questions in the application form. Questions marked with an * must be responded to.

You must live and work in one of the countries Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa or Zambia to be eligible for this training.


The applicant is nominated by the authorizing authority below (when necessary/applicable)


Add a passport sized photograph. After completing the application and after submitting the application by pressing the "Apply" button below you will be directed to a page where you can upload a photograph.

Political Record

If no - proceed to questions for representatives from civil society or grassroots organizations.

Reason for applying, computer knowledge

Please fill in the below questions

Please state your level of proficiency in using computer software:

Language Skills

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is a framework of reference for assessing proficiency of foreign languages. The CEFR describes foreign language proficiency at six levels: A1 and A2, B1 and B2, C1 and C2. To participate in the ITP you need to have a level of English equivalent to at least B1 but preferably B2. Please read through the following document Reference_for_Languages carefully and assess you own level of English. Be prepared to show your level of English in an interview before acceptance to the program.

I assess that my level of English is as follows for the different proficiencies:

My team's challenge/problem

Please describe a challenge/problem of practical relevance for your city's urban development. In the description of your challenge/problem below, please include:
1) Description of the situation you wish to address.
2) Why this is a problem and for whom.
3) Description of your organization and the team that you have identified.
4) What makes you and your organization suitable to address the challenge/problem?
(For more information and clarification, please refer to the paragraph "Challenges or problems to be included in the application" in the invitation brochure.

Medical statement

Swedish Personal Data Act:


I certify that my statements in response to the questions in this form are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.
If selected as a participant I understand and accept that I must devote sufficient time during the programme as I have been informed and as instructed by the programme management.

If you are put on the short-list for the training you will be contacted for a telephone or a skype interview.
If you are selected as participant, you will be notified by e-mail. Please check carefully that the email address you have stated above as your work email functions, is correct and is regularly checked.

Further information

For information or questions regarding the programme, please contact: Astrid Nunez Programme Officer E-mail:

After submitting your application by clicking the "Apply" button, you will be directed to a page where you will be prompted to upload a pdf or jpg copy of your passport and a passport sized photograph.

After submitting your application you will receive a "Success notification" including a registration number. Please note the number and keep it for any future correspondance with the ICLD.