SWEDO is glad to Welcome Ms Iqbal Hamad as new Head of mission

SWEDO board of directors are glad to Welcome Ms Iqbal Hamad as new Head of mission in our organisation. Ms Iqbal previously worked for the Jordan Hashemite Fund for Human development and she has a broad experience and network with in the international NGO world.

Women of Leadership and Hope

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SWEDO is dedicated to empowering women to achieve their full potential. Our work challenges the assumptions and attitudes about the possible roles that women can play in society.  Together, we inspire both women and men to become advocates, change-makers and leaders in their communities. Our work builds upon women’s own resilience and strength, and helps […]

Stig Wiklund honoured by SWEDO

Today at Newroz, SWEDO had the pleasure to honor Stig Wiklund for his great efforts to support SWEDO staff during the pandemic #SWEDO

SWEDO in a new cooperation with JOHUD in Jordan

SWEDO in partnership with JOHUD are running the young voice initiative in Jordan funded by Swedish Institute. Our Goal is to train youth on the usage of infographics and research in human rights, democracy and advocacy actions. Together towards stronger generation and resilient community.

SWEDO 30 Year Anniversary

On the 24 of November SWEDO 30 Year Anniversary was held in Stockholm with guests from Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, UNHCR, SIDA, Forum CIV, the Kurdish representation in Stockholm, the Iraqi embassy, the Palestinian embassy and many others participated.

Digital Safety for Youth in Jordan

SWEDO had launched its Digital Safety for Youth (DSY) initiative in collaboration with the Secdev Foundation. Through online and ground sessions, the DSY project takes place in MaKani centers-UNICEF. Our training sessions extended to the majority of Jordan’s governorates, with participants of different ages and genders. The DSY project aims to raise internet awareness among […]

Swedish Ambassador visit SWEDO in Iraq

SWEDO was honoured to welcome H.E. Jonas Lovén, the Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq, to our Country Management Office in Erbil. The Ambassador was briefed on SWEDO’s history and current projects throughout Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Palestine. The Ambassador learned about SWEDO’s activities and partners, approaches to gender equality and diversity, and our connections with […]

One year with Covid-19

Since February 2020, COVID-19 has affected project implementation and our way of work: February 2020 The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and its global and local prevention measures started to impact our scope of implementation and means of delivery as early as February 2020.  March–July 2020 Movement restrictions were imposed by local government, with significantly […]