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Will Steffen – Senior Advisor of the Foundation Died in Canberra Aged 75

Today, January 31st 2023, the board of Another Development Foundation, recieved information about the death of Will Steffen, a dear friend of us and a senior advisor of Another Development Foundation. He was a wonderful person of tremendous importance for the world as researcher in the field of Earth System Science. Today, it is a day of mourning for us at Another Development Foundation. We will miss him tremendously, and we will remember him for his compassion and intellect, as

Project on Collective Civil Courage

With support from the organisation People´s Education Council (Folkbildningsrådet), Another Development Foundation collaborates with the Study Association Bilda, Swedish Felloship of Reconcilliation and Härnösand People´s High School (Härnösands folkhögskola) on a project aimed at capacity building, collaboration and development of methods for collective civil courage. The project is connected to partnership between Another Development Foundation, the above mentioned organisations, Women´s International League for Peace and Freedeom, Department of Political Science, Umeå University, Centre for Sami Research (Varduoo), Umeå University, Umeå

Umeå for Antiracism – A Manifestation

It is obvious that racism exists in Sweden, as well as in other countries. It is even more obvious after the last election in Sweden. Racism is not a new phenomenon, and resistance against racism and mobilization for antiracism have always been there in the history of racism. Another Development Foundation was one among many organisations that supported the manifestation "Umeå for Antiracism" Saturday 8th. These were the organisers besides of ADF: Rättighetscentrum Västerbotten, Vän i Umeå, ABF, Skuggteatern, Aktion

Nonviolence 2022 – October 14th-16th – Program is Now Available

Once again Another Development Foundation will organize the annual event Nonviolence - this time October 14th-16th 2022. The theme for this event is "Nonviolent Mobilisation During Times of Crisis" which will be discussed in a research panel at Umeå University October 14th and in panels and workshops at the venue Klossen located at Ålidhem in Umeå October 15th-16th. Organizers, besides of ADF, are Fellowship of Reconcilliation, Women´s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the study association Bilda. Partners

Africities 2022 – 9th Summit in Kisumu, Kenya

Another Development Foundation participated at the 9th edition of the Africities Summit in Kisumu May 17th-21st, 2022. The history as background for this participation is complex. First, it was a continuation of process that started with a participation at the 4th edition of the Africities Summit in Nairobi 2006 by Ira Sundberg, Co-founder of Another Development Foundation who then met Yvonne Anyango, Director of Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa (CASDA). It was start of long collaboration that involved

A Conversation on Peace Through Nonviolence in relation to the War in Ukraine and in relation to Militarisation

The war in Ukraine has caused reactions throughout the world, and in Sweden as well. Voices for increased military spending and membership in the NATO-alliance have become more vocal. In this conversation, another approach on what to do in relation to the war in Ukraine, and in relation to militarisation in general, was discussed. A central theme for the conversation were on nonviolent resistance during occupation and against dictatorship, even if the conversation provided opportunities for dialogue on peacebuilding as

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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