Entries by Martin Laeng

IWRM-Kosovo Program enters into implementation

After a highly productive Program inception phase of 1 year having seen intense expert analysis and participatory program design, the contract for the implementation phase 1 (May 2020-April 2024) of the IWRM-K was signed on April 30, 2020 by the SDC. The aim of IWRM-K is to improve the capacity and strengthen the role of […]

Kick-off if the new SDC flagship project in local governance in Moldova

The kick-off if the new SDC flagship project in local governance in Moldova, “Ma implic” (“I engage”), was done during a 2 days’ planning workshop. Challenges are high: weak municipalities unable to provide sustainable public services, reluctant government to further advance on the decentralization agenda and a disillusioned population. The project and it’s committed team […]

Skat at World Water Week (25-30 Aug) in Stockholm

Skat will be participating in the annual World Water Week conference in Stockholm (25-30 August). This year’s theme, “Water for Society – Including all,” is particularly relevant to the work we are leading: when it comes to access to safe, affordable drinking water it is rural people who are left behind. If you are attending […]

Skat Position Papers linked to the public consultation on the dispatch on Switzerland’s International Cooperation (2021-2024)

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Human Security Division (HSD) of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), together with the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER), have invited cantons, political parties, umbrella associations and other stakeholders to comment on […]