Governance | Care | Planning | Advocacy
- A matter of democracy
As we close the books for 2013 we conclude that it has once again been a year of transformation. Worldwide events have re-written the agenda, we see trends moving towards more of concern for inter-government relations and the role of local governments as part of decentralisation oriented support. And as a company we have grown in confidence in what we are doing and how we are doing it – and the importance of it.
Our Annual Results capture some of what we have seen, experienced and achieved during 2013.
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.
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.
On November 17, the Swedish Embassy in Kyiv, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and SKL International officially launched the three-year project “Support to Decentralization in Ukraine” in Kyiv. The successful event was jointly hosted with partners Government of Ukraine (GoU) and attracted a broad representation of key stakeholders in decentralization reforms in Ukraine.
On November 20-21, SKL International was represented at the Livable Cities Symposium in Izmir, Turkey, to present the SymbioCity approach in a special session organized by Business Sweden. The event was attended by Turkish mayors and other central and local government representatives as well as international actors at the forefront of sustainable urban development.
Today our new finance and administration assistant Florence Mutumba started her first day. She was introduced to the team on a small welcome gathering.
“It feels great to start at SKL International. Everyone is so nice and I feel so welcomed. Looking forward to the time here”
TUSELOG Programme initiated its activities on civic participation with the “International Conference on Civic Participation in Local Decision Making Processes” for Turkish local politicians, on 4th of November in İstanbul, as a part of the eighth European Local Democracy Week of the Council of Europe. In compliance with the overall objective of TUSELOG -contributing to enhanced local governance in Turkey-,
For this position, SKL International is searching for a dynamic, analytical, self-motivated and strategic person who can maintain a close dialogue with key stakeholders in Ukraine, provide expert input to the GoU as well as identify, develop and oversee all project activities in Ukraine.