• 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.

  • 13 July 2015

    SKL International to conduct pre-study on decentralisation and local governance in Zimbabwe

    SKL International has been assigned by Sida to conduct a pre-study on decentralisation and local governance in Zimbabwe with a focus on:
    a) Decentralisation processes b) Local democracy and public participation […]

  • 09 July 2015

    SKL International visits Karak and Sahab Municipalities

    Within the framework of its future programming for the MENA region, SKL International visited the Municipalities of Karak and Sahab on the final day of Ramadan before the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations.

  • 08 July 2015

    SKL International conducts pre study on systematic conditions for Colombian municipalities

    SKL International has been assigned by Sida to conduct a pre study on systemic conditions for Colombian municipalities to meet the challenges of post conflict. The Swedish country strategy for Colombia identifies two main intervention areas where Swedish bilateral support is

  • 02 July 2015

    Exclusive Interview: Ieva Kalnina on Swedish support for decentralization in Ukraine

    Exclusive Interview: Ieva Kalnina on Swedish support for decentralization in Ukraine The Team Leader of SKL International’s support to decentralisation in Ukraine, Ms Ieva Kalnina, was interviewed exclusively on news channel Ukraine Today on 26 June 2015. In her interview, Ms Kalnina highlighted the importance of decentralization to Ukraine and the purpose of Swedish support. […]