A Memorandum of Understanding between Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute is now signed by Ingvar Rönnbäck, Chair of the Board for Another Development Foundation and Juliet Dryden (fourth from the left in the photo), Programme Director for WANA Institute May 15th, 2018. This is the agreement between the organizations:

Another Development Foundation and WANA Institute, Amman, Jordan, have through a dialogue at WANA Institute May 2018 concluded that there are common areas of interest as well as potential for fruitful exchange and collaboration on various themes and projects. From the basis of a visit to WANA Institute by the Chair of Another Development Foundation March 2016 and now in May 2018, an interest for a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the parties has been expressed by the board of Another Development Foundation.

This MoU between Another Development Foundation, Sweden and WANA Institute, Jordan expresses a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action.

The MoU expresses a will between the parties to take steps in this partnership, supporting each other being relevant, professional organizations with integrity in the work for local and global sustainability. The MoU also expresses a will between the parties being partners who support people, movements and organizations in Sweden, the West Asia-North Africa Region and elsewhere through different methods; analysis, facilitation, advise and counseling, supporting network development, new partnerships etc. Central areas of collaboration for both parties to explore and work on are:

  • Gatherings of like-minded people, movements and organizations in Jordan on regular basis from especially West Asia and North Africa for the purpose of peer and strategical support
  • Collaboration in the international platform provided by Another Development Foundation, i.e. international meetings in Sweden were parties in the network support each other as peers
  • Collaboration on outreach, advocacy and development project for peace, freedom from violence, social justice and inclusion, human rights, women´s rights, gender equality and sustainable development
  • Identify people and organizations who can participate in the activities and projects managed by the parties