• 28 April 2016

    Gender Diagnosis in Vietnam

    SALAR/SKL International is an implementing partner of Cities Alliance, “a global partnership for urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development operating under the UN-Umbrella”.

  • 14 April 2016

    Swedish training phase as part of the International Training Programme through the SymbioCity Approach

    As part of the International Training Programme “Enabling Local Democracy and Holistic Urban Development through the SymbioCity Approach” urban planners and architects from cities in Georgia, Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey came to Sweden to attend the Swedish training phase of the course. Between 6th and 23rd of March the participants took part in series of lectures […]

  • 07 April 2016

    SKL International at the LVIV Forum Ukraine

    The Local Self Government Forum in Lviv is a large annual Ukrainian platform for the exchange of experiences and ideas in the sphere of local self-governance and decentralization. It attracts a broad range of representatives of local authorities, government officials and donors that is supporting Ukraine in its decentralization efforts. At this year’s forum, 7-8th of April, SKL International was […]

  • 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.