The next phase of the SymbioCity Approach



Since 2010, SKL International has used the SymbioCity Approach as a concept and a platform to support sustainable urban development around the globe. The overall intent is alleviating urban poverty. With support from Sida, SKL International now takes the concept into a new generation. From December 2015 the SymbioCity Approach 2.0 Programme is off the ground.

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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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  • SKL International performs Gender Diagnosis

    09 February

    The Cities Alliance is a multilateral organisation under the UN umbrella that works with urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development. As a step in becoming more proactive in the field of gender mainstreaming the organisation has commissioned SKL International to carry out a

  • Bringing the World to Stockholm

    26 January

    The growing world of SKL International was connected live when SALAR (the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions) held it’s “International Day” late January. Representatives and project staff from five countries were interviewed by the participants, local and regional politicians and staff, about “their” projects, countries and regions.

  • Helpdesk Studies for Rwanda and Zimbabwe

    15 January

    Helpdesk Studies for Rwanda and Zimbabwe In January SKL International is finalising two desk-studies under its Helpdesk for Public Administration and Democracy in Africa. The two short term desk studies are commissioned by Sida at the Swedish Embassies in Rwanda and Zimbabwe The study for Rwanda describes and make a brief analysis of the legal […]

  • We are looking for an Arabic Speaking Project Assistant

    31 December

    We are looking for a Project Assistant to work part time (approximately 16hrs/week) with our team in Stockholm to support the implementation of the project In Iraq, starting from February till end of June 2016.

  • Ukrainian heads of education sector together in Stockholm

    15 December

    Ukrainian heads of education sector together in Stockholm During the first week of December, key-officials and directors of the Ukrainian Education sector came together in Stockholm as part of the Support to Decentralization in Ukraine Project (DSP). The delegation was led by Ms. Liliya Hrynevych, Head of the Committee on Education and Science of the […]

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