Media, Communication and Sustainable Development

It has been stated earlier, that teaching is one of my fundamental tasks alongside with other ways of working for ”another development”. Once again (January-May, 2024) 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. My role in this course is to provide the students with

Programs in Kenya and Uganda November 2023

In this travel, I participated in three programs starting with the first November 15th in Homa Bay County, Kenya and ending the third in Jinja, Uganda November 30th. In between, the second program was carried out in Kisumu, Kenya between November 21st-23rd. All programs were funded by Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD). During the first program, Lycksele Municipality visited Homa Bay County for finalizing the first project (2019-2023) on sustainable waste and water management focused on training, communication

Partnership and Governance for Health and Resilience in Relation to Climate Change and Environment

October 6th-12th, representatives for Region Västerbotten and The City of Umeå, participated in a program in Kisumu County, Kenya that also included field visits to other counties in the Lake Victoria basin area. The program included introductory meetings with executives from the county governments of Kisumu, Siaya, Homa Bay, Busia and Migori, field visits relevant for the project, a partner engagement meeting in Kisumu, steering group meeting and a meeting at the Swedish embassy in Nairobi, hosted by the Swedish

Governance for Youth Health in Homa Bay County

October 1st-5th, Region Västerbotten participated in a program for youth health in Homa Bay County, Kenya. The host, department of health in the county government of Homa Bay, created a very good and inspiring program for the team from Region Västerbotten. Some members of the team was there for the first time, and some members had been there many times before. The project is working with capacity building at the institutional level, and towards goals that is agreed by the

Crisis and Crisis Management as an Empirical Phenomena

Once again I am teaching students at the bachelor level at the Department of Politicial Science, Umeå University. The students are studying at the Program for International Crisis- and Conflict Management. It is an honour to be a teacher, employed as a guest lecturer, for students doing their first course at the program and for many, their first course at an university. The students will be exposed to basic concepts and models as well as opportunities to discuss different types

Robertsfors-Machakos Climate Action Project

August 14th-19th 2023, a team representing Machakos County Government, Kenya visited Robertsfors Municipality, Sweden for working together on climate change mitigation and adaptation. The partners have worked together since 2006 in various projects in three different phases, and how now been granted support for adressing climate change in Robertsfors Municipality and Machakos County. The project is funded by Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD), and will run from 2023 until 2025. The partners are also invited by ICLD to

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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