An Inquiry on Nonviolence and Strategies for Nonviolent Social Change

ADEP Ltd and Another Development Foundation are working in collaboration with The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation with an inquiry on nonviolence, how knowledge on nonviolence can be communicated and used by civil society for the purpose of social change. The partners have started this exploration through dialogue in earlier collaborations - partly organized by the think tank and do tank Another Development Foundation which invited Lotta Sjöström Becker, the general secretary for The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation, Stellan Vinthagen, professor

Machakos County, Kenya and Robertsfors, Sweden for Gender Equality

The collaboration between Machakos County Government, Kenya and Robertsfors Municipality for gender equality continues. The partners have met each other once again in Sweden June 16th-22nd 2019 for a follow-up on the progress in each country. The program also contained several study visits at governmental agencies, civil society organisations as well as functions and businesses within Robertsfors Municipality. The partners have delivered reports on the ongoing work focusing on institutional development of each organisation for the purpose of gender mainstreaming.

Launch of the Campaign Not Our Story – Change It!

The international campaign "Not Our Story - Change It!" has now been launched. The day decided for the launch was The Day of the African Child, June 16th 2019 which emphasized the need of putting the rights of children first. As mentioned earlier in the flow of news from ADEP Ltd, this campaign is developed in the framework of an eigh-country partnership with a commitment for working against gender-based violence through creative media, and with special attention of working for

ICLD Local Democracy Academy 2019

Due to my experience of working in many projects funded by Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD), I was invited to ICLD Local Democracy Academy in Umeå, June 10th-14th 2019. The title for the academy was "Global Challenges and Local Governments: Towards Transformative Policy and Practice". The academy was divided into the following sessions: training sessions, writing workshops, local policy labs and thematic streams on various issues. The academy brought together an international group of leading scholars, researchers, local

Governance for Equitable Health Care in Homa Bay, Kenya

A team from The Centre for Rural Medicine (CRM), Region Västerbotten, with me as coordinator and project manager, visited Homa Bay County April 29th-May 3rd, 2019 for a working together with the Ministry of Health and other departments on governance for equitable health care in Homa Bay County. The program contained meeting with all relevant stakeholders as well as study visits on various levels in the health care system. The team from CRM and Region Västerbotten consisted both members from

Creative Force Project Team at Tunis Forum on Gender Equality April 24th-26th 2019

The team working against gender-based violence and for freedom from violence through creative media funded by the Swedish Institute is happy to be invited by The Government of Tunisia, UNDP and UN Women to Tunis Forum on Gender Equality April 24th-26th 2019. The Creative Force Project team will be represented by Ingvar Rönnbäck, Founder of Another Development Foundation and ADEP – Another Development Perspective, Yvonne Anyango, Director of CASDA – Cooperation Arena for Sustainable Development in Africa, Samba Yonga, Founder