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Creative Force Project with WANA Institute, Amman, Jordan

Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute, Amman, Jordan have been granted funds from Swedish Institute for a youth empowerment project on peace, gender equality and resilient human settlements (goal 16, 5 and 11 in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development). This is funded within the Creative Force Program - a funding program for international projects who works for democracy, human rights and freedom of expression through media or the arts. The project is in its beginning. More information will be

An Inquiry on Nonviolence and Strategies for Nonviolent Change

Another Development Foundation and ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd are working in collaboration with The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation with an inquiry on nonviolence, how knowledge on nonviolence can be communicated and used by civil society for the purpose of social change. The partners have started this exploration through dialogue in earlier collaborations – partly organized by Another Development Foundation which invited Lotta Sjöström Becker, the general secretary for The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation, Stellan Vinthagen, professor at University

International Launch of the Not Our Story – Change It! Campaign

The international campaign ”Not Our Story – Change It!” has now been launched. The day decided for the launch was The Day of the African Child, June 16th 2019 which emphasized the need of putting the rights of children first. As mentioned earlier in the flow of news from Another Development Foundation, this campaign is developed in the framework of an eigh-country partnership with a commitment for working against gender-based violence through creative media, and with special attention of working

ICLD Local Democracy Academy 2019

Ingvar Rönnbäck, Founder of Another Development Foundation, and Dr. Anne Ouma, Advisor to the foundation were invited to attend and contribute to ICLD Local Democracy Academy in Umeå, June 10th-14th 2019. The title for the academy was "Global Challenges and Local Governments: Towards Transformative Policy and Practice". The academy was divided into the following sessions: training sessions, writing workshops, local policy labs and thematic streams on various issues. The academy brought together an international group of leading scholars, researchers, local

Creativ Force Project Team at Tunis Forum on Gender Equality April 24th-26th 2019

The team working against gender-based violence and for freedom from violence through creative media funded by the Swedish Institute is happy to be invited by The Government of Tunisia, UNDP and UN Women to Tunis Forum on Gender Equality April 24th-26th 2019. The Creative Force Project team will be represented by Ingvar Rönnbäck, Founder of Another Development Foundation and ADEP - Another Development Perspective, Yvonne Anyango, Director of CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa, Samba Yonga, Founder

Another Development Foundation Talk on Nonviolence by Stellan Vinthagen and Lotta Sjöström Becker

February 10th, 2018 Another Development Foundation was happy to invite the citizens of The City of Umeå to Another Development Foundation Talk on nonviolence and civil resistance. Key-note speakers were Stellan Vinthagen, Professor in Sociology, University of Gothenburg, Endowed Chair in the study of nonviolent direct action and civil resistance and advisor to Another Development Foundation, and Lotta Sjöström Becker, General Secretary, Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation. The talk concentrated on necessity of nonviolent action and resistance in the contemporary modern

What is Another Development Foundation?

Another Development Foundation is an independent, non-profit think tank and do tank for people, places and planet earth promoting peace by peaceful means, freedom from violence, human rights, gender equality, sustainable development inluding climate justice. The foundation is based in The City of Umeå, Sweden.

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