• 21 March 2016

    TLGP visit Stockholm

    The new team for Tunisia Local Governance Project visited Stockholm for a series of induction and planning meetings during 7 – 11 March.

  • 15 March 2016

    Capacity assessment of Jordan’s Ministry of Municipality Affairs

    Capacity assessment of Jordan’s Ministry of Municipality Affairs SKL International together with UNDP recently commenced an assignment to carry out a rapid capacity assessment of Jordan’s Ministry of Municipality Affairs (MOMA) and a sample of 8 Municipalities covering about 30% of Jordan’s population. The assessment will be centered on the capacities of MOMA and Municipalities […]

  • 15 March 2016

    SymbioCity Kenya Steering Committee re-committing to sustainability

     SymbioCity Kenya Steering Committee re-committing to sustainability “This partnership will enable Council of Governors to grow as an institution and perform its role more effectively”, HE Governor Peter Munya, concluded at the first Joint Steering Committee between the Kenyan Council of Governors and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) held on 25 […]

  • 29 February 2016

    Social workers develops PTSD competence in Diwaniyah, Iraq

    7-9 February, Dr Roha, Psychologist from Diwaniyah University, organised a training seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for 23 teachers and social workers from Al Rajaa Institute, Al Noor Institute, Orphanage for the girls, Orphanage for the boys, and the Institute for the mute and deaf.

  • 22 February 2016

    First Steering Committee meeting for new Tunisia project

    The first Steering Committee of the new Tunisia Local Governance Project was held at the offices of the Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT) on Tuesday 16th February. The meeting, which was attended by representatives from SALAR, SKL International, Sida, FNVT and the new Ministry of Local Governance […]

  • 09 February 2016

    SKL International performs Gender Diagnosis

    The Cities Alliance is a multilateral organisation under the UN umbrella that works with urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development. As a step in becoming more proactive in the field of gender mainstreaming the organisation has commissioned SKL International to carry out a

  • 26 January 2016

    Bringing the World to Stockholm

    The growing world of SKL International was connected live when SALAR (the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions) held it’s “International Day” late January. Representatives and project staff from five countries were interviewed by the participants, local and regional politicians and staff, about “their” projects, countries and regions.

  • 15 January 2016

    Helpdesk Studies for Rwanda and Zimbabwe

    Helpdesk Studies for Rwanda and Zimbabwe In January SKL International is finalising two desk-studies under its Helpdesk for Public Administration and Democracy in Africa. The two short term desk studies are commissioned by Sida at the Swedish Embassies in Rwanda and Zimbabwe The study for Rwanda describes and make a brief analysis of the legal […]

  • 15 December 2015

    Ukrainian heads of education sector together in Stockholm

    Ukrainian heads of education sector together in Stockholm During the first week of December, key-officials and directors of the Ukrainian Education sector came together in Stockholm as part of the Support to Decentralization in Ukraine Project (DSP). The delegation was led by Ms. Liliya Hrynevych, Head of the Committee on Education and Science of the […]

  • 14 December 2015

    New project in support of decentralization in Tunisia

    A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the implementing partners of a Tunisia Local Governance Project 2015 – 17 in Uppsala, Sweden in presence of the King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf and the President of Tunisia Béji Caîd Essebsi. The Project […]