Online closing ceremony after three years SymbioCity Capacity Building Programme in Myanmar The overall objective of the SymbioCity Capacity Building Programme has been to have a critical mass of urban development stakeholders in Myanmar capacitated to better address pro-poor sustainable urban development and create a forum for continuous capacity development and training established. To conclude the programme a Training of Trainers event as well as a closing ceremony were successfully held online on 15th and 16th September.
Launch of new www.symbiocity.org! This new website provides information on SymbioCity and shares different methodologies, tools, guidelines, processes and services that contribute to urban poverty reduction and improved living conditions for all.
Launch of Serbian Gender Champion Network in Stockholm Since several years, SALAR and SKL International manage a project in co-operation with the Serbian local government association; Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM). The main purpose of the project is to support SCTM and Serbian local governments to prepare for a future EU-membership, e.g. by providing direct support to selected municipalities for improved service delivery in; environment, emergency prevention, human rights and gender equality.
Focus on process of public particiaption when Colombia visits Sweden The functioning of citizen dialogue in the Swedish system, decisions taken and actions carried out through citizen participation in the Swedish context, examples of municipal collaboration and tools to analyze and manage conflicts were among the key contents on the agenda for the Colombian municipal representatives during a week of study visit in Stockholm in the beginning of September.