Ongoing and completed projects around the world

Projects from all around the world

  • Kenya SymbioCity Programme Decentralisation Local and regional development Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and the Kenyan Council of Governors (COG) are starting up a multi-year programme focused on sustainable urban development in Kenya. The Kenya SymbioCity Programme will build the capacity of urban development stakeholders to guide Kenyan urban development in a more sustainable direction. The programme will be implemented as a joint partnership between SALAR and COG.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Kenya
    Origin of funding
    Sida
    Budget
    4 970 000 Euro
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100 %
    Partners / Consortium
    Council of Governors (CoG)
    Duration
    2015-2018
  • Tunisian Local Governance Pilot Project (TLG2P) Decentralisation Local and regional development Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    TLG2P aims to contribute to enhanced local governance in Tunisia through the cooperation of SKL International with the National Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT), the Directorate General of Local Authorities (DGCL, Ministry of Interior) and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR). The objectives aim to mobilise Tunisian local actors in national dialogue on decentralisation,

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    Project details

    Countries
    Tunisia
    Origin of funding
    SIDA
    Budget
    7 307 500
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100%
    Duration
    2013-2014
  • Support to Decentralisation in Ukraine Decentralisation Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    The support to Decentralization Project in Ukraine (2014-2017), is a long term project commitment, focusing on support to key government stakeholders within the scope of the comprehensive on-going decentralization reforms in Ukraine. The DSP interventions addresses needs and priorities in particular fields of the reform, and provides advisory, analytical and capacity building support to both national and local key stakeholders.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Ukraine
    Origin of funding
    Sida
    Budget
    31 750 000 SEK
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100 %
    Partners / Consortium
    MinReg, MinEdu, MinFin, CSI
    Duration
    2014-2017
  • The SymbioCity Approach: Conceptual Framework for Sustainable Urban Development in Low and Middle Income Countries Local and regional development Ongoing Projects

    With the increasing scale of urban growth – especially in transition and developing countries – there is an immense need for more holistic planning and governance of urban development, including environmental system solutions. The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) has been commissioned by Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation

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    Project details

    Countries
    Global
    Origin of funding
    Sida
    Budget
    14 000 000 SEK
    Partners / Consortium
    n/a (or ICLD, UN-Habitat, local authorities etc)
    Duration
    2010-2013
  • Governance in Social Care Iraq Local and regional development Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    SKL International works in partnership with two governorates in Iraq – Al Qaddissiyah and Dohuk. The aim of the partnership is to support strengthened governance and management in the social care sector by addressing issues of service provision and service quality, accessibility, accountability, responsiveness, effectiveness, and coordination-cooperation between legislative and executive powers at sub-national level. The ambition of the project is to work with small-scale, step by step, practical, and tangible improvements in the way decision-makers and officials, organisations, and institutions are functioning and interacting in the two governorates.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Iraq
    Origin of funding
    Sida/SALAR
    Budget
    19 559 750 SEK
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100
    Partners / Consortium
    Iraqi Research Foundation for Analysis and Development (IRFAD)
    Duration
    2012-2015
  • Turkish Swedish Partnership for Local Governance (TUSELOG) Decentralisation EU Integration Local and regional development Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    The overall objective of the TUSELOG project is to contribute to enhanced local governance in Turkey. SKL International cooperates with the Union of Municipalities of Turkey (UMT) and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR), with the purpose of strengthening UMT organisational capacity, lobbying/service capacity and EU integration capacity as well as to improve municipal capacity to provide services through municipal partnership networks and strengthened capacity in Turkish municipalities.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Turkey
    Origin of funding
    Sida
    Budget
    EUR 4 859 748
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100%
    Duration
    2011-2015
  • Support to local governments in Serbia in the EU integration process Decentralisation EU Integration Local and regional development Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    SKL International is implementing a project based on a partnership between the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR). The overall objective of the project is to contribute to strengthened democracy, equitable and sustainable development in relation to local governance and closer ties between Serbia and EU and the purpose is to strengthen the capacity of Local Governments to respond to EU accession requirements through enhanced effectiveness of SCTM to support members´ interests and development.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Serbia
    Origin of funding
    Sida
    Budget
    19 800 000 SEK
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    60 %
    Duration
    2011-2014
  • SymbioCity Borås-Palu cooperation Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    The SymbioCity approach is an integrated and holistic attitude to urban development, with particular focus on the environmental aspects and with clear links to economic and socio-cultural dimensions and how they are affected by the urban environment. The project is an application of the SymbioCity approach, where the Swedish municipality of Borås and the municipality of Palu in Indonesia will implement the different steps and phases in the approach, together with the Ministry of Public Works and other local stakeholders.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Indonesia
    Origin of funding
    Sida/SALAR
    Budget
    3 900 000 SEK
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100%
    Partners / Consortium
    Municipalities of Borås and Palu
    Duration
    2012-2013
  • SymbioCity Pilot Project in Duyun, China Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    The SymbioCity Pilot Project in Duyun has the overall objective to contribute to enhanced capacity of local governments in China in terms of sustainable urban development and citizen service provision. The project consists of two parts. The first is a pilot application of the SymbioCity approach, a conceptual framework for sustainable urban development. SymbioCity builds upon an integrated and holistic approach to urban development with particular focus on the environmental aspects, as well as clear links to economic and socio-cultural dimensions within the physical/spatial built environment. The second part of the project is an implementation of the Citizen Service Centre (CSC) concept.

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    Project details

    Countries
    China
    Origin of funding
    Sida/SALAR
    Budget
    6 550 000 SEK
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100 %
    Partners / Consortium
    China Association of Mayors (CAM), Municipalities of Duyun, China and Eskilstuna, Sweden
    Duration
    2012-2013
  • Probolinggo-Helsingborg SymbioCity Cooperation Local democracy and governance Municipal management and service delivery Ongoing Projects

    The project consists of a cooperation between the municipalities of Probolinggo, Indonesia and Helsingborg, Sweden. The overall objective is to improve capacity, knowledge and prerequisites for urban sustainability in Probolinggo as well as in Helsingborg by providing opportunity to learn and apply methodologies and tools for sustainable urban solutions, ultimately contributing to improved living conditions for the two municipalities’ inhabitants. The project centers on the SymbioCity Approach, a conceptual framework for sustainable urban development which will be applied in Probolinggo.

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    Project details

    Countries
    Indonesia
    Origin of funding
    Sida/SALAR/Municipality of Probolinggo/Indonesian Ministry of Public Works
    Budget
    4 900 000 SEK
    Prop. carried out by SKL International
    100
    Partners / Consortium
    Municipalities of Probolinggo and Helsingborg
    Duration
    2012-2013
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