• 09 February 2015

    Exporting Human Resource Management

    With municipalities playing an increasing role in society in many countries, the inner functioning of these entities has become more and more important. Themes like human resource economics and value based leadership are areas where Swedish municipalities serve as inspiring examples.

  • 04 February 2015

    SKL International awarded Sida Framework Contract in Gender Equality

    In January 2015 SKL International was awarded Sida’s Framework Contract for Gender Equality, in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute and Kvinna till Kvinna. Through the framework contract, SKL International and its partners will […]

  • 29 January 2015

    SALAR International day

    SALARs yearly international day was held on the 21st of January. Discussions and seminars linked to the international agenda attracted politicians or officials from municipalities, counties and regions from all over Sweden […]

  • 20 January 2015

    Helpdesk studies the “shrinking space” for civil society in Africa

    In January 2015 SKL International completed a study for Sida on the conditions for civil society to operate in Africa. Civil society organisations (CSOs) are an important partner in Swedish development cooperation. However, government restrictions are making it increasingly difficult for CSOs to operate effectively. Sida asked SKL International to explore the conditions for civil society in 15 African countries where Sida is active.

  • 09 December 2014

    Official Launching Week in Ukraine

    On November 17, the Swedish Embassy in Kyiv, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and SKL International officially launched the three-year project “Support to Decentralization in Ukraine” in Kyiv. The successful event was jointly hosted with partners Government of Ukraine (GoU) and attracted a broad representation of key stakeholders in decentralization reforms in Ukraine.

  • 24 November 2014

    SymbioCity approach in Turkey!

    On November 20-21, SKL International was represented at the Livable Cities Symposium in Izmir, Turkey, to present the SymbioCity approach in a special session organized by Business Sweden. The event was attended by Turkish mayors and other central and local government representatives as well as international actors at the forefront of sustainable urban development.

  • 18 November 2014

    Welcome Florence!

    Today our new finance and administration assistant Florence Mutumba started her first day. She was introduced to the team on a small welcome gathering.

    “It feels great to start at SKL International. Everyone is so nice and I feel so welcomed. Looking forward to the time here”

  • 14 November 2014

    Kick Off for Participation

    TUSELOG Programme initiated its activities on civic participation with the “International Conference on Civic Participation in Local Decision Making Processes” for Turkish local politicians, on 4th of November in İstanbul, as a part of the eighth European Local Democracy Week of the Council of Europe. In compliance with the overall objective of TUSELOG -contributing to enhanced local governance in Turkey-,

  • 11 November 2014


    For this position, SKL International is searching for a dynamic, analytical, self-motivated and strategic person who can maintain a close dialogue with key stakeholders in Ukraine, provide expert input to the GoU as well as identify, develop and oversee all project activities in Ukraine.

  • 03 November 2014

    Tunisian partners visit Poland

    During 27 – 30 October, a delegation from the Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT) and Tunisian Ministry of Interior visited Poland as part of the Tunisia Local Governance Pilot Project (TLG2P). The purpose of the visit was to review the Polish decentralization experience, in line with current discussions on decentralization in Tunisia.