• 26 September 2014

    Snapshots from Iraqi colleagues visiting Sweden

    During the last week of August, a group of elected representatives and senior managers from the social care sector in Diwaniyah visited Göteborg and Stockholm. Here are some snapshots from the visit!

  • 15 September 2014

    Ekonomi/bolagsassistent sökes

    Vi omorganiserar vår verksamhet och har skapat en delvis ny kombinationstjänst för en ekonomiassistent som också ska ta hand om bolagsgemensam administration. För tjänsten söker vi en gymnasieekonom med viss erfarenhet av redovisningsprocessens olika moment.

  • 03 September 2014

    SKL International in Kyrgyzstan

    SKL International carried out its first evaluation mission in Kyrgyzstan during 8 – 19 August. The assignment included a review of the performance of the joint Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) / Department for International Development (DfID) project “Strengthen Voice and Accountability: citizens participation in budgetary process” (VAP).

  • 29 August 2014

    Local decision makers from Iraq in Sweden

    “We have noticed how vital it is with a continuous dialogue, not just between central and local decision makers, but also between elected representatives and the executive organs of the province. The lack of dialogue risks creating conflicts or misunderstandings that in the end will be a threat to the most vulnerable groups” says Ms Zainab Al-Abedi, head of the women’s committee in the Diwaniyah provincial council.

  • 22 August 2014

    Strategic planning and leadership in UMT

    The Union of Municipalities of Turkey started its strategic planning work, after UMT General Assembly meeting on June 4, 2014 that was held following to the general local elections in Turkey. A working group that consists of UMT experts was established for preparation of the Plan, which will cover the term 2014-2019.

  • 19 June 2014

    Kick-off for Collaborative Platform for Sustainable Suburban Dynamics

    In June 18th 2014, SKL International participated in an inspiring kick-off for the Vinnova-funded project called ”Collaborative Platform for Sustainable Suburban Dynamics” or “Södertörnsmodellen” in Swedish.

  • 22 May 2014

    Flooding puts pressure on Serbian municipalities – SCTM takes on active role

    State of Emergency has been declared in the Republic of Serbia due to the heaviest rain and worst floods for more than 100 years (as long as there has been available statistics).

  • 18 May 2014

    Research paper on the State of Decentralisation in Eurasia presented in Tblisi

    At the “Seminar for Dialogue and Capacity Building of Local and Regional Authorities in Eurasia in the Fields of Development and Local Governance” arranged by Platforma, SKL International and partners presented a research paper focusing on the state of decentralization in the region. From the foreword by Ms Anna Dzembak and Mr Leonid Pertsov at […]

  • 15 May 2014

    Leadership graduation

    17 managers from Duhok social care received their certificates on May 14, after completing the fourth step in a leadership programme within the Governance in Social Care project. The group has participated in various workshops, submitted research assignments and finally participated in a learning journey to Sweden. Gunnar Andersson from Ordbildarna has guided the participants […]

  • 15 May 2014

    Giresun and Ordu signed for equality

    Within the framework of municipal partnership project “Turkish Swedish Equality Network”, Ordu and Giresun hosted a partner meeting in 10-13 February 2014, where Mr. Seyit Torun, Mayor of Ordu, and […]