• 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. […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Serbia learns from Swedish experiences on local environmental policy

    As part of the ‘Support to Local Self-Governments in Serbia in the EU Integration Process’ programme hosted by SKL International and the Serbian Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), a Serbian delegation visited Sweden from 14–18 June 2015.

  • 25 June 2015

    Request for Proposals: Project Manager Tunisia

    You are invited to submit a proposal for consultancy services. We are looking for a Project Manager for a planned project focusing on local governance in Tunisia. The ideal candidate is at present based in Tunisia.

  • 09 June 2015

    Albanian Ombudsman Institution Visiting Sweden

    Within the framework of the project: Danish Support to the Albanian Ombudsman – Reaching out to Local Communities, Civil Society and the Media (2012-15), funded by the Danish MFA, SKL International organized a study visit to Sweden for a delegation from the Albanian Ombudsman institution (AP) from 1 – 4 June 2015.

  • 03 June 2015

    Highlights of the visit by the Kenyan Council of Governors

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    In March SKL International hosted a visit from the Kenyan Council of Governors to Sweden. The visit was an opportunity to build relationships at the start of a new cooperation project between the two organisations.