• 13 October 2015



  • 13 October 2015

    Preparing for post conflict interventions in Colombia

    Preparing for post conflict interventions in Colombia Based on a request from the Swedish Embassy, SKL International is conducting a pre-study to assess the conditions and perquisites for Swedish support in three focus areas all relating to local governance and decentralisation – civic participation, performance indicators with open comparisons and intergovernmental financing. Local governments are […]

  • 08 October 2015

    SKL International in Zimbabwe

    During 28th September – 7th October, SKL International carried out a pre-study on decentralization and local governance in Zimbabwe, on behalf of Sida and the Swedish Embassy in Harare. As well as meetings with the Ministry of Local Government, Urban and Rural Development in Harare, the team also met the Zimbabwe Local Government Association (ZILGA)

  • 05 October 2015



  • 04 October 2015

    Local governance is an important component in peace-building!

    On the 5th of October, Sida organised a seminar on Swedish MENA development cooperation, with special focus on experiences from implementation of the Iraq program. Two organisations were selected to share their experiences with the approximately 100 attendees – Kvinna till Kvinna and SKL International.

  • 22 September 2015

    The new board of SKL International visiting Belgrade

    The new board of SKL International met the Serbian association of municipalities, the Standing Conference of Municipalities and Towns (SXTM) in Belgrade early September.

  • 09 September 2015

    Tunisia learns about Sweden’s long history of decentralisation

    Tunisia learns about Sweden’s long history of decentralisation SKL International and SALAR took part in a study visit initiated by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Swedish Institute, who welcomed a Tunisian delegation of high representatives from e.g. the parliament, the association of local authorities and politically independent NGOs. Since the Arab uprisings […]

  • 07 September 2015

    Wider focus on governance

    SKL International is widening its area of expertise through the framework contracts that the company have won with different donors, such as British DfID, EU and Swedish Sida. Lately, Rule of Law and Access to Justice in Uganda was the theme for a short term assignment, as Sida needed support to draft possible future interventions in this field.[…]

  • 26 August 2015

    Swedish models for Sustainable Urban Development attract interest

    Swedish models for Sustainable Urban Development attract interest Local politicians from Turkey visited SKL International August 24 to learn from Swedish experiences of models for Sustainable Urban Development. The 50 participants come from the Gaziantep, the sixth largest municipality in Turkey and one of the participating cities in the ongoing Tusenet programme, a local governance […]

  • 15 July 2015

    SKL International to support Local Authorities in Libya

    SKL International has recently entered into a partnership with ACTED as part of the Sida-supported Civil Initiatives Libya (CIL). The specific focus of SKL International’s engagement will be on a Work Package on Capacity Building of Local Authorities.