Scania is a major Swedish automotive manufacturer of commercial vehicles, especially heavy trucks and buses but they also manufactures diesel engines for motive power of heavy vehicles, marine, and general industrial applications. The company was founded in 1891 and its headquarters is still located in Södertälje. Scania has ten production facilities in Sweden, France, Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Poland, and Russia. In addition, there are assembly plants in ten countries in Africa, Asia and Europe. Scania’s sales and service organization and finance companies are worldwide. Scania has approximately 37,500 employees. While 16,000 work with sales and services in Scania’s own subsidiaries worldwide, 12,400 people work at production units in seven countries and regional product centres in six emerging markets. More information on Scania can be found here.


Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs is responsible, jointly with Scania, for the long term success of the SAT.  MoLSA-KRG have contributed generously to the project.  More information about MoLSA-KRG can be found here.

MoLSA are responsible also for an online Employment system which can be accessed here (

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Education First

EF stands for “Education First”. Founded in 1965 by entrepreneur Bertil Hult, EF is a privately-held company with 15 divisions that offer a range of educational programs from language training, educational travel, and academic degrees to cultural exchanges. With a mission to break down barriers in language, culture and geography, EF has helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.

From Berlin to Beijing, Moscow to Mexico City, Dubai to Denver, EF operates 450 schools and offices in over 54 countries. EF’s global network includes 15,000 full time office staff, 3,500 full time faculty and 16,500 part time teachers, leaders and tour directors. To date, EF has helped over 15 million people to learn a new language, discover the world, or earn an academic degree. More information on EF can be found here


Swedish International Development Agency

The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. Through their work and cooperation with others, they contribute to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development. More information on Sida can be found here.

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United Nations Insustrial Development Organisation

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, including globalization, and environmental sustainability. Its mandate is to promote and accelerate sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition. More information on UNIDO can be found here