• 07 June 2013

    SymbioCity in a Chinese mega-city

    Few other Swedish municipalities has such a close partnership, for as many areas, as Borlänge has with its partner city Wuhan. On May 30, SKL International was invited to introduce the SymbioCity Approach to representatives from Borlänge and Wuhan.

  • 01 June 2013

    Gender Conference in Belgrade

    A national gender conference was held in Belgrade 21/5, with about 140 participants representing Serbian municipalities, NGOs, local gender equality mechanisms, political parties, media, trade unions, universities, ministries and other interest organizations.

  • 28 May 2013

    President of Indonesia discusses SymbioCity

    The SymbioCity cooperation between Sweden and Indonesia was discussed at Tuesday, 28 May, when Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt welcomed Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for deliberations.

  • 14 March 2013

    Med göteborska öron i Irak

    Lena Säljö, Sektorchef (Individ- och familjeomsorg och funktionshinder) Västra Hisingens stadsdelsförvaltning är nyss hemkommen från sitt andra besök i Irak. I en artikel på socialchefer.se berättar hon om sina erfarenheter

  • 20 February 2013

    SALAR Lawyer speaks at Anti-Corruption Conference in Amman, Jordan

    SALAR Legal Adviser Ann Sofi Agnevik participated in a conference in Amman, Jordan, on 12 – 14 Feb on ‘the role of citizenship in promoting transparency, rule of law and anti-corruption policies’, along with representatives from across the MENA region and other European countries.

  • 08 February 2013

    Apply now to the ITP programme: Towards Sustainable Development and Local Democracy through the SymbioCity approach

    Apply now to participate in the International Training Programme ‘Towards Sustainable Development and Local Democracy through the SymbioCity approach’

  • 06 February 2013

    New version of the SymbioCity approach website

    In January 2013 the new version of the SymbioCity approach website was launched: SymbioCity – sustainability by Sweden

  • 04 February 2013

    Annual Review Meeting regarding the Partnership Programme: “Support to Local Governments in Serbia in the EU Integration Process”

    On 30 January 2013, the Annual Review Meeting was held including representatives of the Embassy of Sweden, Serbian Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) and Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) / SKL International, in order to discuss the development of the project during its first year of implementation.

  • 21 January 2013

    SALAR International Day

    On the 16th of January, SALAR arranged an International Day for political representatives and civil servants from municipalities, county councils or regions. The day was arranged for the fifth year in a row, this year the theme was how we can create a sustainable society.

  • 21 November 2012

    SymbioCity Conference in Nairobi

    In a collaborative effort together with the Swedish Embassy and the Swedish Trade Council in Kenya, SKL International conducted a workshop on sustainable urban development based on the SymbioCity approach.