• 09 July 2015

    SKL International visits Karak and Sahab Municipalities

    Within the framework of its future programming for the MENA region, SKL International visited the Municipalities of Karak and Sahab on the final day of Ramadan before the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations.

  • 08 July 2015

    SKL International conducts pre study on systematic conditions for Colombian municipalities

    SKL International has been assigned by Sida to conduct a pre study on systemic conditions for Colombian municipalities to meet the challenges of post conflict. The Swedish country strategy for Colombia identifies two main intervention areas where Swedish bilateral support is

  • 02 July 2015

    Exclusive Interview: Ieva Kalnina on Swedish support for decentralization in Ukraine

    Exclusive Interview: Ieva Kalnina on Swedish support for decentralization in Ukraine The Team Leader of SKL International’s support to decentralisation in Ukraine, Ms Ieva Kalnina, was interviewed exclusively on news channel Ukraine Today on 26 June 2015. In her interview, Ms Kalnina highlighted the importance of decentralization to Ukraine and the purpose of Swedish support. […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Serbia learns from Swedish experiences on local environmental policy

    As part of the ‘Support to Local Self-Governments in Serbia in the EU Integration Process’ programme hosted by SKL International and the Serbian Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), a Serbian delegation visited Sweden from 14–18 June 2015.

  • 25 June 2015

    Request for Proposals: Project Manager Tunisia

    You are invited to submit a proposal for consultancy services. We are looking for a Project Manager for a planned project focusing on local governance in Tunisia. The ideal candidate is at present based in Tunisia.

  • 09 June 2015

    Albanian Ombudsman Institution Visiting Sweden

    Within the framework of the project: Danish Support to the Albanian Ombudsman – Reaching out to Local Communities, Civil Society and the Media (2012-15), funded by the Danish MFA, SKL International organized a study visit to Sweden for a delegation from the Albanian Ombudsman institution (AP) from 1 – 4 June 2015.

  • 03 June 2015

    Highlights of the visit by the Kenyan Council of Governors

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    In March SKL International hosted a visit from the Kenyan Council of Governors to Sweden. The visit was an opportunity to build relationships at the start of a new cooperation project between the two organisations.

  • 18 May 2015

    Ukraine learns from Swedish experience in e-governance

    Ukraine learns from Swedish experience in e-governance SKL International hosted a study visit on e-governance for 15 Ukrainian officials from 3-7 May. The study visit was a cooperation between SKL International and the Estonian Government, who is helping Ukraine improve its e-governance. Estonia is often seen as a modern-day success story when it comes to […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Training on Domestic Violence

    Helping victims of domestic violence is a task for municipalities in most countries. But prevention and treatment of perpetrators of such violence should also be addressed. That is the conclusion from a training programme on alternatives to domestic violence, organised by Turkish and Swedish municipalities.

  • 04 May 2015

    Anti-corruption and local democracy: study visit from Albania

    On 27–8 April SKL International welcomed a delegation from Tirana led by Bledi Çuçi, Minister of State for Local Issues, for a visit to Stockholm and Södertälje. The programme covered both parts of Mr Çuçi’s portfolio, anti-corruption and local government. […]