Machakos Stakeholder Dissemination Forum on Gender Equality

June 29th - July 1st 2021, The County Government of Machakos, Kenya and Robertsfors Municipality invited stakeholders to a special dissemination forum on gender equality. The partners presented results from the project "Action for Gender Equality" that was launched 2018 and funded by Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD). The project was decided during an inceptionphase were the partners jointly analyzed challenges and how to work in a development project. The results are increadible! The Machakos County Government has

Zero Waste Strategy Project – Partnership Between UNDP and Waste Sweden

By the end of 2020 UNDP, the United Nations Development Programme signed an agreement with Waste Sweden (Avfall Sverige), the Swedish Waste Management Organization to deliver technical assistance considering the improvement of waste management in three pilot cities in China, Costa Rica and Rwanda. The scope of the project consists of two deliverables, the Brief Inception report and Work Plan due by 22 February 2021 and the Final Report due by 30 June. The interchange of information and knowledge throughout

Training for Change on Sexualized Violence through Education

Once again, me and Peter Söderström, founder of Gender Equality Vision, were assigned by the Government of Åland to work for capacity building on how to prevent and counter sexualized violence. This time our mission was to train representatives for different organization on how they could adress these matters through educational activities. The participants in this training were also exposed to research-based knowledge on sexualized violence, international policies and agreements as well as on Logical Framework Approach - a method

Kajiado County Dissemination Forum on Sustainable Waste and Water Management

June 15th-17th 2021, The Government of Kajiado County, Kenya and The City of Umeå invited stakeholders to special dissemination forum on sustainable waste and water management. The aim of the Kajiado Stakeholders Dissemination Forum was to share the successes, achievements and lessons learnt from the partnership between The Government of Kajiado County and The City of Umeå, to officially launch the Solid Waste Strategic Plan Documents and to present the ICT materials on waste and water management to the Sub-county

ICLD Local Democracy Lab for Kenya – Connecting Research and Practice

I was happy to be invited by Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) to attend their democracy lab March 4th, 2021. It was an opportunity for representatives from Machakos County, Kajiado County and Makueni County, Kenya to have a dialogue with researchers from different countries who are connected to ICLD on various challenges and how to manage them. The dialogue focused on concrete questions, mostly on matters related to gender equality, raised by the representatives from the counties in

Media, Communication and Sustainable Development

Teaching is one of my fundamental tasks alongside with other ways of working for "another development". This time (January-May, 2020) I will teach at the course "Media, Communication and Sustainable Development" - a course organized by the Department of Culture and Media Studies at Umeå University. I will do that together with a number of teachers and experts on media, communication and journalism. I am looking forward to this experience since being a teacher and working together with collegues always

What is ADEP - Another Development Perspective?

ADEP is an initiative and a company that promotes another development through projects, education, training, communication, debate and analysis. ADEP works for peace, respect for human rights and sustainable development through democratic, civic and non-violent means.

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