Our Work

Dignity 2018 – A Conference for Dignity and Justice

Unizon (http://unizon.se), Sweden and the Centre for Response-Based Practice (www.responsebasedpractice.com), Canada are the hosts for the international event Dignity 2018, September 28th-30th in Stockholm, Sweden - an event which is supported by The Canadian Embassy. Through Peter Söderström, Co-Founder member of the board for Another Development Foundation, the foundation was invited to be a partner and part of the organizing team. Dignity have travelled from Canada, New Zeeland and Australia to finally be brought to Sweden by Unizon 2018. The

Nordic Women Against Violence Conference 2018 in Helsinki, Finland

Peter Söderström, one of the founders of Another Development Foundation, was invited to Helsingfors September 7th-9th 2018 by Unizon to speak at the annual Nordic Women Against Violence Conference, this year arranged by the Women Shelter Movement in Finland. Representatives gathered from Faroe Islands, Greenland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland and Sweden. The theme of the conference 2018 was ”Talking about gender perspective after #metoo”. Peter Söderström held a keynote speech together with Olga Persson, General Secretary at Unizon, focusing on ”Mens accountability

Participation at DEVRES 2018 in Gothenburg, Sweden

Another Development Foundation and its partner Hard Rain Project have now - August 22nd-23rd 2018 - participated at the Development Research Conference (DEVRES 2018) Rethinking Development in Gothenburg, Sweden.  The conference was organized by the School of Global Studies (SGS) and the Centre on Global Migration (CGM) at the University of Gothenburg in co-operation with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Swedish Research Council (VR), and the Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development (GCGD) at the University of

Creative Force Project Approved – Youth as Critical Journalists; Violent Extremism vs Citizenship

Today, June 18th 2018, Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute based in Amman, Jordan recevied decision from Swedish Institute on approval for seedfunding in a project called "Youth as Critical Journalists; Violent Extremism vs Citizenship". We are very happy for this approval since the needs and rights of young people need to be taken care of in a way that support their life chances and wellbeing. We as partners will work in the framework of Creative Force Program - a

Garden Talk for Another Development with Busia Municipality, Uganda

Representatives from Busia Municipality, Uganda headed by Mayor Hassan Mbwire was invited to the founder and chair of Another Development Foundation for a Garden Talk for Another Development June 6th 2018 since the team from Busia was in Sweden for working together with their partner Robertsfors Municipality as well as meeting representatives from Machakos County Government, Kenya who also is a partner to Robertsfors Municpality. The talked centered on the following themes; a) Sweden and Uganda, b) Sweden and international

Another Development Foundation Talk on Anthroposcene – Surviving the Age of Humans by Will Steffen

Another Development Foundation was happy to invite representatives of The City of Umeå, Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design and Swedish University on Agriculture sciences to a lecture by, and a talk with, Will Steffen, one of the most well renowned Earth System scientists, as well as Honorary Advisor for Another Development Foundation June 11th. During this talk, participants were also be able to talk with the other advisors of Another Development Foundation who have a commitment for sustainable global development,

Creative Force Project Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya May 7th-11th 2018

Together with CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa, ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd (project owner) and Another Development Foundation hosted participants from eight countries; Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia (Somaliland), Rwanda, Zambia and Sweden. Our common goal is to end genderbased violence and to promote freedom from violence as fundamental human right, through creative media work. The meeting in Nairobi was the second after a meeting in Sweden during a seedfunding phase where the parties agreed

Establishing Relations in Nepal

Peter Söderström, co-founder of Another Development Foundation travelled to Nepal March 2018 in order to meet organizations and unconditionally exchange knowledge and experience relating to his areas of expertise. Through contact with Balkrishna Silwal Sharma, monitoring and evaluation specialist/consultant at ADB/Establishing Women and Children Service Centers in Katmandu, Peter Söderström were invited to the organization Nepal Participatory Action Network (NEPAN). NEPAN is an association of individuals and institutions whose goal is to promote and build capacity for meaningful participation of citizens,

Creative Force Project Against Gender Based Violence Approved

Today, March 28th 2018, ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd (founded by the CEO Ingvar Rönnbäck) and CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa (founded by among others the executive director Yvonne Anyango) received decision from Swedish Institute on approval for the project ”From Gender Based Violence to Freedom From Violence through Creative Media Work” – a 2-year project involving partners in eight countries; Sweden, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia, Rwanda and Zambia. ADEP and CASDA is the

Establishing Relations with Visthar Academy in Bangalore, India

Ingvar Rönnbäck and Peter Söderström, co-founders of Another Development Foundation, together with Dr. Valli-Pillay Batchelor and her husband Professor Andrew Batchelor are grateful meeting the founders of and workers at Visthar Academy, a secular civil dociety organization committed to social justice, peace and sustainability. Through the meetings with David Selvaray, founder of, and Mercy Kappen, director for, Visthar Academy a fruitful and respectful dialogue on potential areas of collaboration were discussed. Visthar Academy is, from information at their website, a

Establishing Relations in Sri Lanka

In a fact finding mission, and a travel to establish relations, in Sri Lanka for the purpose of investigating opportunities to work with people and organizations on post-war healing and empowerment of women through cultural work, Peter Söderström and Ingvar Rönnbäck, co-founders of Another Development Foundation, met parties with an interest of collaboration in these areas. The travel was done together with Peder Karlsson, honorary professor in music at Aarhus University, Denmark, who also is known worldwide as a singer

National Conference on Learning, Eduation and Agenda 2030

Among many invited experts and organizations, Another Development Foundation participated at the national conference on education for sustainable development (ESD) hosted by Swedish International Centre on Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD) and Swedish Council for Higher Education at Uppsala University February 8th.  Together with approximately 120 participants from different organizations, Another Development Foundation, through its members of the board, contributed to the dialogue on how different actors in the field of ESD can work with education and learning in relation