Support to Decentralisation in Ukraine 2014-2017

Promoting democracy and self-governance

As we are kicking of the year of 2015, we have several exciting co-operations to look forward to. One of them is the support to Decentralisation in Ukraine, a project that will end its inception phase during the first quarter, and reach well into its implementing stages during the year.

As an important part of the Swedish government support to Ukraine’s reform agenda, the project will support Ukraine’s comprehensive decentralisation reform under specific themes and areas and work closely with the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Municipal Economy of Ukraine.

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Our projects

We have experience from projects in more than 30 countries and know-how of how to adapt our approaches to different local conditions. Browse through our project database in order to see how we apply our methods and tools.

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Our core areas of expertise

Our core business areas have evolved through a combination of Swedish good practice and the needs of our clients. Good and accountable local governance as well as the provision of a favorable environment for local and regional democracy are goals within all of our projects.

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  • Public Communication in Governance Reforms

    27 February

    During 15 – 18 February 2015, a Ukrainian delegation visited Sweden and Denmark as a part of SKL International’s project “Support to Decentralisation in Ukraine” to learn and share experiences on how to address substantial reforms through public communication. The delegation [...]

  • Enabling Local Democracy and Inclusive Urban Planning through the SymbioCity Approach

    27 February

    ICLD and SKL International has launched the International Training Programme Enabling Local Democracy and Inclusive Urban Planning through the SymbioCity Approach. It is intended for urban development professionals and managers in local or regional authorities involved in urban planning, development and/or management in Macedonia, Georgia, Serbia and Turkey. Closing date for applications for this training is April 17th 2015. Read more here…

  • SKL International awarded Sida Framework Contract in Democratic Governance and Human Rights

    24 February

    In February SKL International was awarded its second Sida Framework Contract in 2015; this time for Democratic Governance and Human Rights. Through this framework contract SKL International will help Sida to [...]

  • Presentation by the Bosnian Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs, Denisa Sarjlic Maglic

    17 February

    SKL International invited the Bosnian Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs, Denisa Sarjlic-Maglic on the 9th of February to discuss the development on decentralization and democratization in Bosnia and the wider region.

  • Exporting Human Resource Management

    09 February

    With municipalities playing an increasing role in society in many countries, the inner functioning of these entities has become more and more important. Themes like human resource economics and value based leadership are areas where Swedish municipalities serve as inspiring examples.

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