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

Lecture on Sustainable Development for Cao Giay District, Hanoi and The City of Umeå

Cao Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam and The City of Umeå are working within two projects, governed by a management and coordination group, on education for sustainable development. The partners have been working together for six years and have now been granted funding for another three years reaching leaders and teachers within the formal educational system. I have supported the partners writing the applications to Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) as well as an educator on sustainable development. In

Education for Gender Equality on Åland Island

Assigned by the Government of Åland, me and Peter Söderström, founder of Gender Equality Vision and Co-founder of Another Development Foundation, did a follow-up on our education for gender equality, with a special focus on sexualized violence, that we carried out in January 2019. Participants at the follow-up were professionals from they education, youth and health sector working within the public sector and civil society. The follow-up was carried out April 9th-10th. The collaboration with the Government of Åland will