• 02 April 2014

    Design of SymbioCity programs in Kenya

    As a result of a workshop in Nairobi based on SymbioCity approach in November 2012, Kenya’s key players in urban development expressed an interest in using the Swedish expertise to improve their work on sustainable urban development. […]

  • 01 April 2014

    Join the discussion in our Networking Event at the World Urban Forum in Medellín

    SKL International is pleased to invite you to our Networking Event “ How can one plus one make three?! Finding innovative solutions through the SymbioCity Approach” at the seventh World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia. This […]

  • 31 March 2014

    National workshop on Local Finance in Tunisia

    Together with the National Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT), SKL International held a first national workshop on local finance at Hôtel El Mechtel in Tunis on Thursday 27th March. In addition to presentations on the current system and planned reforms by the Ministry of Finance […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Exchange of experience with the municipalities that participated in the SymbioCity pilot projects

    The municipalities of Helsingborg, Borås and Eskilstuna participated during 2012 and 2013 in three SymbioCity pilot projects in China and Indonesia. The aim was to strengthen the cooperating cities’ (Probolinggo, Palu and Duyun) ability […]

  • 10 March 2014

    New programs for centers and institutes in Iraq

    As part of the Governance in Social Care project, the centers and institutes dealing with children with special needs in Duhok have reached a turning point in their development. Based on a methodology initially introduced […]

  • 01 March 2014

    Look at what SKL does with gender mainstreaming!

    It is our firm conviction that gender equality is an essential part of a well-functioning democracy, something municipalities have contributed considerably to in Sweden. This is why gender mainstreaming is an important feature in our project interventions…

  • 25 February 2014

    Social and life skills training on demand

    By request from the key partners in Duhok, a series of trainings and practical application focusing on Social and Life Skills has been initiated. Dr Nezar Taib and his co trainer, Ms Haliz Abdulbaqi initiated the program on […]

  • 25 February 2014

    Step 1 examination for social care leaders in Duhok

    After a series of three seminars, 20 managers in the social care sector in Duhok have graduated from the first part of a leadership program managed by the trainer Gunnar Andersson. The program is part of the Governance in Social Care project, where staff, managers and political representatives in the social sector in are developing […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Successful implementation of SymbioCity Approach in Indonesia

    Results from the SymbioCity Approach cooperation between Palu-Borås and Probolinggo-Helsingborg were presented during the Final Seminar in Denpasar, Indonesia, in December 2013. The seminar was hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works […]

  • 16 January 2014

    Tunisian delegation welcomed in Stockholm

    For the Tunisian Local Governance Pilot Project (TLG2P), 2014 kicked off with a visit to Sweden by a high-level Tunisian Delegation during 6 – 10 January. The Delegation was composed of Steering Committee representatives from the National Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT), the Directorate General of Local Authorities (DGCL) and the Training Centre for Decentralisation Support (CFAD).