25 October 2022

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  • SALAR International support to decentralisation dialogue, Liberia
    On Friday 10 November SALAR International hosted a study visit from Liberia and the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA). The Liberian delegation included Minister of Interior Affairs Varney Sirleaf and National Security Adviser Jefferson Kanmoh, as well as Madeline Karlsson, FBA Project Manager for Liberia.

  • Request for proposals: Procurement Coordinator Ukraine
    SALAR International is looking for a Procurement coordinator for supporting the implementation of the project SALAR’s Support to Services Accessibility in Ukraine 2021-2023. The position is a consultancy contract for around eight months.

  • Mapping multiple factors shaping the future of governance in Iraq
    In October 2021 parliamentary elections were organized in Iraq, but still the most urgent and structural problems remain unresolved. In the past year, SALAR International has issued two reports elaborating on the most pertinent underlying reasons for the current situation.

  • Opportunity; National Policy Advisor for the Democratic Republic of Congo
    SALAR International is seeking to engage National Policy Advisor, based in Kinshasa, who can facilitate strategic stakeholder relationships with key national authorities in Kinshasa and provide analytical, facilitative, and strategic support to the AGIR project. The National Policy Advisor will be engaged as consultant for up to 25 days during October 2022 - September 2023 initially, with the intention to extend the contract based on performance.

  • Cherche: Conseiller Politique National pour DRC
    SALAR International cherche à engager un expert en décentralisation comme Conseiller Politique National, basé à Kinshasa, qui peut faciliter les relations stratégiques entre les parties prenantes et les autorités nationales clés à Kinshasa et fournir un soutien analytique, facilitateur et stratégique au projet AGIR. Le conseiller sera engagé en tant que consultant pour une durée maximale de 25 jours entre octobre 2022 et septembre 2023 initialement, avec l'intention de prolonger le contrat en fonction de performances.

  • Opportunity: Coordinator for AGIR in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    SALAR International is seeking to engage a Coordinator in DRC who can facilitate the practical implementation of the project as well as provide strategic and contextual advice throughout the assignment. The Coordinator will be engaged as consultant for one year initially, with possibility of extension.

  • Cherche: Coordinatrice/coordinateur en République démocratique du Congo
    SALAR International cherche à engager un coordinateur/une coordinatrice en RDC qui puisse faciliter la mise en œuvre pratique du projet et fournir des conseils stratégiques et contextuels tout au long de la mission. Le coordinateur/ coordinatrice sera engagé en tant que consultant (à un niveau d'effort d'environ 75%) pour un an initialement, avec l'intention de prolonger.

  • Project Manager supporting Local Governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    We are extending our engagement to the Democratic Republic of Congo and are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join us.

  • SKL International becomes SALAR International
    The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions changed its official Swedish name based on organisational changes of the Swedish Regions. SKL therefore adopted SKR as its new acronym in Swedish .

  • Ryan Knox ny vd för SALAR International
    SALAR Internationals styrelse har utsett Ryan Knox till ny vd för bolaget. Han tillträder den 1 november 2022.

  • 10 years of local government cooperation with Iraq
    The Swedish Association and Local Authorities and the governorate of Diwaniyah in Iraq have been partners for more than a decade.

  • Tematisk koordinering & Expertis, Kommunal krisberedskap
    Konsultkontrakt, Serbien

    SKL International söker en leverantör/expert som kan bistå med tematisk koordinering och expertis ifråga om kommunal krisberedskap inom ramen för SKRs partnerskapsprojekt i Serbien.Projektet finansieras av Sida och startar igång en tredje projektfas i juli 2022 och som löper fram till juni 2025. Projektet genomförs sedan flera år tillbaka i nära samarbete med det serbiska kommunförbundet SCTM. Uppdraget innefattar ett konsultkontrakt på ett år med eventuell möjlighet till förlängning på cirka 1 år + 1 år.

  • Ukrainska kommuners förutsättningar att ge stöd och service och fokusera på internflyktingar.
    SKR och SKL International bjöd in till ett angeläget seminarium med slutsatser efter tre månaders konflikt.

  • Ukraina efter tre månaders konflikt
    SKR bjuder in till ett seminarium som belyser ukrainska kommuners ekonomiska och humanitära situation och deras förutsättningar för att leverera stöd och service och till internflyktingar som sökt skydd.

  • Inkluderande lärmiljöer i Irak
    SKR och SKL International har tillsammans med starka lokala partners under många år samarbetat med Duhok i Irak. Samarbetet har fokus på social sammanhållning, barns rättigheter och effektivisering av den lokala administrationen - med fokus på utbildning och sociala frågor.Som en utveckling av samarbetet mellan SKR och Duhok har UNDP beviljat finansiering för en utveckling av inkluderande lärmiljöer. Det första nyhetsbrevet har nu publicerats.

  • VD till SKL International
    SKL Internationals nya VD skall vidareutveckla en organisation med gott renommé, ett starkt engagemang och välutvecklat nätverk. SKL Internationals tre kärnprocesser inom projektutveckling, projektgenomförande och kompetensförsörjning bör vara under ständig utveckling.Den nya VDn skall även föra SKR och SKL International närmare varandra. Syftet med närmandet är att öka SKRs kännedom om SKL International på både politisk nivå och bland tjänstemän/experter för att öka kommuners och regioners delaktighet och engagemang i SKL Internationals arbete.

  • SKR-projekt i Ukraina hyllas
    Dagens Samhälle uppmärksammar i sitt senaste nummer SKL Internationals arbete i Ukraina. Deras stöd i utvecklingen mot starkare kommunalt självstyre har bidragit till ökad lokal motståndskraft i kriget.

  • Engagerad och driven projektledare för projekt i Demokratiska Republiken Kongo (DRK)
    Vill du arbeta i internationell miljö där du dagligen bidrar till att göra skillnad för att stärka hållbar utveckling på lokal nivå? Sporras du av att ta dig an utmanande uppdrag i komplexa miljöer? Då vet vi att du kommer att trivas och utvecklas med oss. Nu finns en möjlighet att söka jobbet som projektledare med fokus på lokal förvaltning främst i DRK, men även andra uppdrag förutses.

  • Project Manager with focus on supporting Local Governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
    SKL International is part of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR, Swedish acronym SKR). We work globally to strengthen democracy and good governance at the local level. At our office in Stockholm, we are about 30 people and about 100 people contracted in projects abroad. We are planning to extend our work to DRC and are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join us in this effort.

  • Serviceinriktad och välorganiserad bolagsassistent med löneadministrativt ansvar
    Gillar du att skapa struktur och ordning med hjärtat på rätta stället. Har du blick för hur saker kan göras bättre och enklare men också eget driv att kunna genomföra det. Upplever du att det är lika stimulerande att ge service åt organisationens medarbetare och besökare som att med stort fokus och noggrannhet se till att löneutbetalningarna blir rätt. Tycker du att det roligt att formulera dig skriftligt? Om du har svarat ja på dessa frågor – sök då detta unika jobb hos oss.

  • Request for proposals Communication specialists SALAR’s support to administrative services development in Ukraine 2021-2023
    SKL International is looking for a communication specialist for supporting the implementation of the project SALAR support to administrative services development in Ukraine 2021-2023 . The position shall be consultancies contracts for around 27 months.Location: Kyiv
    Duration: 27 months
    The Communication Specialist should be experienced in working on communication matters in international development cooperation and or the field of the Ukrainian Decentralisation Reform. The candidates should be highly professional and able to work efficiently both with communication content and with coordination of communication and awareness raising activities on the local, regional and national level. We are looking for self-motivated and highly analytical persons, who can navigate in a dynamic and changing environment and who are able to communicate milestones of the project to main stakeholders and to the people of Ukraine.

  • Call for proposals: SKL International is seeking Team of Evaluators for Lebanon and Turkey (RESLOG Program)
    SKL International is seeking a team of senior evaluators for the ongoing RESLOG program, carried out in Lebanon and Turkey.

  • SKL International söker erfaren Controller
    Längtar du efter ett jobb i en internationell miljö där du dagligen bidrar till att göra skillnad lokalt för att stärka demokrati och god samhällsstyrning? SKL International söker ytterligare en controller för att stärka vår ekonomiavdelning.

  • Ekonom till internationella projekt
    Längtar du efter ett jobb i en internationell miljö där du dagligen bidrar till att göra skillnad lokalt för att stärka demokrati och god samhällsstyrning? Gillar du att ta dig an utmanande uppdrag i komplexa miljöer? Trivs du med att jobba i en modig organisation som ifrågasätter status quo? Då vet vi att du kommer att trivas och utvecklas med oss. Nu kan du söka rollen som projektekonom med ansvar särskilt ansvar för våra internationella utvecklingsprojekt i Ukraina.

  • The City of Adana support the cohabitation of Turkish and Syrian inhabitants as well as encouraging employment opportunities for women
    In this video produced by the city of Adana itself, one of the stories in how it support the cohabitation of Turkish and Syrian inhabitants as well as encouraging employment opportunities for women by the help of RESLOG is told.

  • When citizen dialogue becomes useful – the reform of a local market in Colombia
    See this video to know more about how the municipality of Florida, Colombia went about to use citizen dialogue tools to improve the market place together with the sellers, customers and local food producers. As a result, they also improved trust and learned by their own experience that effective decisions can be made with citizens.

  • SKL International is integrated into SALAR and a new Managing Director is appointed
    In order to strengthen its work with international development projects, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) intends to integrate SKL International, its fully owned subsidiary specialised in development cooperation in support of local democracy and governance.

  • Implementing Agenda 2030 through SymbioCity - Experiences from cities on four continents
    We are happy to share our new publication Implementing Agenda 2030 through SymbioCity - Experiences from cities on four continents.

  • SKL International is seeking to engage a Local Expert in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
    The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) has been granted funding by the Swedish Embassy in Kinshasa, DRC for the implementation of a pre-study and development of a project proposal for the promotion of local good governance. The pre-study is implemented by SKL International, a subsidiary of SALAR based in Stockholm, and will be conducted from January 2021 to January 2022.

  • Konsultkontrakt:
    kommunal krisberedskap i Serbien

    Vill du bidra till att stärka kommunal krisberedskap i Serbien? SKL International erbjuder konsultkontrakt för rollen som projektkoordinator & expert.

  • SKL International is seeking to engage a Local Expert in North Macedonia
    SKL International is seeking to engage a Local Expert in North Macedonia for a pre-study with focus on good governance & sustainable development at local level.

  • SKL International supported municipalities in Colombia to act on the rise in domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis
    The Covid-19 crisis has exposed that there is a long road ahead of us to achieve gender equality. Although violence against women was already alarmingly high prior to the pandemic, in Colombia, as in other countries, an increase in domestic violence was reported following the measures to handle the health crisis.

  • 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.

  • The world beyond the Corona pandemic needs stronger local institutions and strengthened local democracy
    Read our joint article with SALAR and ICLD (in Swedish) published in OmVärlden.

  • SKL International and partners launches pilot app to fight Covid-19 in Akkar, Lebanon
    Salamati, a GIS-based application helping local authorities to enable rapid initial screening of potential #COVID_19 cases and the identification of areas and people at high risk, is launched for testing with the Union of Jurd Al-Qayta in Akkar.

  • 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.

  • SymbioCity Kenya Releases the publication Planning our towns: a toolkit for inclusive urban development in Kenya
    SymbioCity Kenya Programme is a partnership between the Council of Governors and SKL International, with funding from the Swedish Embassy to Kenya. As part of the programme, sustainable approaches to urban development has been piloted in seven Kenyan counties. The counties have jointly gone through the SymbioCity Process, from planning to implementation of urban improvements.

  • 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.

  • Cities Developing Solutions will meet in Istanbul
    Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF), is a biennial international urban forum to be organized by Marmara Municipalities Union for the first time on 1-3 October 2019 for three days at Istanbul Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.The conference, organized with the motto “Cities Developing Solutions”, will bring together stakeholders that play an important role in the design, transformation and management of cities, as well as different approaches to urban services and city management. Guided by the Sustainable Development Goals, the forum provide the basis for sharing knowledge, experience and opportunities with more than 200 speakers from 25 countries and 3000 participants. SKL and SKL International will participate both as moderators and panellists.


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