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  • Peace
    freedom from violence

  • Human rights
    gender equality

  • Sustainable development
    climate justice


Garden Talk for Another Development on Human Health and Environment

April 19th 2024, Another Development hosted a conversation with two member of the ADF Advisory Group: Dr. Anne Ouma, Development and Research Advisor and affiliated to Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University Dr. Raman Preet, A global public health professional, scientific research manager, and coordinator. Expert in coordinating European Union funded health research projects. Ingvar Rönnbäck, Founder and Chair of the Board of Another Development Foundation This talk was a continuation of a conversation on Human Health and

Garden Talk for Another Development on Media, Communication and Journalism

April 18th 2024 Another Development Foundation hosted a on-line conversation on media, communication and journalism in relation to another development. The participants were: Kerstin Engström, Program Coordinator of the Journalism program and Associate Professor in media and communication studies, Umeå University. Kerstin is also a member of ADF Advisory Group. Paula Alvarado, Founder of Seeds for Change and expert and faciliator on communication in relation to work for climate justice, the rights of indigenous people, global health, gender equality and

Learning and Networking in US on Nonviolence and Resistance to War

During April 7th-16th 2024, Ingvar Rönnbäck, Founder of Another Development Foundation conducted a learning and networking journey to US with four stops; Washington DC, New York City, Conneticut, Boston. Several meetings were part of the program: Hardy Merriman, President of International Centre on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) Marc Elliot, Technology Director, World Beyond War Stellan Vinthagen, Professor on Nonviolent Direct Action, Amherst University Joanne Sheehan, active in various ways in War Resisters League and War Resisters International Jamila Raqib, Executive Director,

Open Letter Calling on World Leaders to Show Long-view Leadership on Existential Threats

This open letter, organzed by The Elders and Future of Life Institute were signed by many. One of the is Ingvar Rönnbäck, Founder and Chair of the Board of Another Development Foundation. Below, you find the open letter, and a link to the letter: "The Elders, Future of Life Institute and a diverse range of co-signatories call on decision-makers to urgently address the ongoing impact and escalating risks of the climate crisis, pandemics, nuclear weapons, and ungoverned AI. Our world is

Umeå for Antiracism – How can I/we make a difference?

On February 27th 2024, the network Umeå for Antiracism invite citizens, activists and organisations to a dialogue on how civil society can work for antiracism in Umeå Municipality. Another Development Foundation is a member of this broad network and also represented as a member of a steering group for a project on how to develop capacity and mobilisation for antiracism in Umeå. The member from Another Development Foundation in the steering group is Ingvar Rönnbäck, founder and chair of the

Nonviolence – Power to Change the World

Within the project "Collective Civil Courage", Another Development Foundation have worked together with the study association Bilda, Swedish Fellowship of Reconcilliation and Härnösands People´s High School with a study material on and for nonviolence, that will be launched February 20th 2024. During the launch, we will present the new webpage and the material that have been produced during the project - a webpage and material that would be of use for activists, movements and organisations who work for social change,

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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