Specific Objectives

  • To formulate and deliver a programme of capacity building activities for the institutional strengthening of Local Governance in partnership with Provincial Management Development Training Units. (MDTUs)
  • To Support and strengthen the capacity of MDTUs towards delivering training programmes for improving the performance of Provincial Councils and Local Authorities.
  • To function as the Resource Center on Local Governance providing technical information services for its stakeholders.
  • To Function as the focal point for Local Governance networking with the relevant National and International institutions.
  • To provide specialist support services in the development of Human Resources, improvement of Management systems and organizational change.
  • To build the capacity of SLILG to provide Advocacy, Training, Consultancy and Research, support for strengthening institutions of Local Governance.

Major Areas Followed by the Institute

  • Promotion and Management of Devolution
  • Democracy and Good Governance
  • Local Government and sustainable Urban and Rural Development
  • Public Private participation in Local Government
  • Assist the preparation of statues and Bylaws
  • Women’s participation in Governance
  • Conflict Resolution & Local Government
  • Capacity building & skills development
  • Management Information Systems