• 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.

  • 16 November 2012

    Serbian municipalities to be represented in Brussels?

    The Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities in Serbia (SCTM) is making a feasability study concerning a possible establishment of an office in Brussels. As a part of this study a small SCTM-delegation visited Brussels 12-16 November 2012 in order to share the experiences of other national associations already represented there.

  • 01 November 2012

    SKL International establishes MENA regional office in Amman

    SKL International has established a regional office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in Amman, Jordan. The office was established following a steady increase in demand for SKL International’s services in the region, during the last 3 years.

  • 23 October 2012

    e-learning course ‘The SymbioCity approach: Achieving Urban Sustainability in Asian Cities’

    Apply now to participate in the online based course ‘The SymbioCity approach – Achieving Urban Sustainability in Asian Cities’. The course takes place 12 Nov. 2012 – 8 March 2013 and is a joint cooperation between UNITAR and SKL International.

  • 22 October 2012

    Serbian Gender Working Group in Sweden

    On 14 – 19 September, the Gender Working Group of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), the Serbian counterpart to the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR), visited Sweden to gain practical experience of gender mainstreaming at local level.

  • 16 October 2012

    New assignment awarded in Vietnam

    SKL International has been awarded a new assignment: “Supporting the Government of Vietnam visioning process and setting the visioning roadmap”.

  • 04 October 2012

    Support to decentralization in Liberia

    SKL International has been awarded a Sida funded contract in Liberia about design of the decentralization process.

  • 28 September 2012

    Visit of Standing Conference EU Working Group to Sweden

    During 17 – 21 September, the newly-constituted EU Working Group of Serbia’s national local government association, the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), visited Sweden to review the preparations and ongoing work of SALAR in relation to Sweden’s EU membership.

  • 14 September 2012

    Thematic local partnerships kick-off in Serbia

    This week marked the launch of the first meetings of the thematic local partnerships clusters between Swedish and Serbian Municipalities. During 10 – 11 September, representatives from the Swedish Municipalities of Malmö, Växjö and Gävle visited cluster partner municipalities in Belgrade, Nis and Zrenjanin, respectively.