Homa Bay County Government and Centre for Rural Medicine – Partners for Equitable Health

Through funding from Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD), Homa Bay County Government, Kenya and Centre for Rural Medicine (a research and development unit within the primary health care organisation of Västerbotten County Council) investigates on how the partners can promote equitable health in each county, however with special attention to the needs in Homa Bay County. The partners are working in the framework of an inception phase funded by ICLD finalizing applications for projects who jointly will increase

Teaching at Umeå University on Crisis and Crisis Managment

Again assigned by Department of Political Science, Umeå University to teach at the International Program on Crisis and Conflict Managment - this time on the first course of the program; Crisis and Crisis Management as an Empirical Phenomena. The course will be performed September 2018 with invited guests who are working in challenging environments, for example Professor Emerita Ellinor Ädelroth with extensive experience of work in Democractic Republic of Kongo (DRC) and representatives for Homa Bay County Government, Kenya who

Commission by the Government of Åland on Institutional Development

Peter Söderström, CEO of Gender Equality Vision and Ingvar Rönnbäck, CEO of ADEP Ltd was commissioned by the Government of Åland to support institutional development based on principles of non-discrimination, gender equality and sustainability, and in line with laws, policies and guidelines for different agencies and authorities. The work was performed at the beautiful Åland Maritime Museum August 5th, 2018. Several challenges and needs were discussed during this day with the representatives for invited agencies and authorities.

Robertsfors Municipality Gather Partners from Africa

Robertsfors Municipality is one of the Swedish municipalities committed to international development cooperation with partners in African countries. Robertsfors has collaborated with Busia Muncipality, Uganda and Machakos County, Kenya for more than ten years in a variety of projects focusing on sustainable development, human rights and gender equality. In june 2018 Robertsfors Municipality gathered both partners  for the purpose of learning and dialogue on future opportunities. A joint area of discussion was on how the partners could work with Agenda

Creative Force Project Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya May 7th-11th 2018

Together with CASDA - Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa, ADEP - Another Development Perspective Ltd and Another Development Foundation as an advisory organisation hosted participants from eight countries; Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia (Somaliland), Rwanda, Zambia and Sweden. Our common goal is to end genderbased violence and to promote freedom from violence as fundamental human right, through creative media work. The meeting in Nairobi was the second after a meeting in Sweden during a seedfunding phase where the

Lecture on The 2030 Agenda and Education for Visitors from Vietnam

The City of Umeå and Cao Giay District in Hanoi, Vienam have collaborated on Education for Sustainable Development in several projects over several years. They are now exploring how the partners will work for the 2030 Agenda, especially Goal No.4 on Quality Education, but also with the goals and strategies for the Global Action Program on Education for Sustainable Development (GAP) - the follow-up programme to the United Nation Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). I was invited to