Swedepeace Inc was founded in March 2008 and began its operations in January 2009. Since October 2010, Swedepeace Foundation has been registered as a non-profit foundation with the aim of helping create conditions for peaceful conflict resolution and human security. The non-profit foundation collaborates with Swedepeace Inc’s on some activities and the latter works within the framework of the same vision and mission as the Foundation.
Swedepeace foundation was established to strengthen and improve the effectiveness of Swedish and international peace and security initiatives in countries affected by armed violence or instability. The Foundation aims at helping create conditions for international peace and security. Swedepeace Foundation acts impartially with respect for religion, political affiliation, nationality or ethnic origin. Furthermore, the Foundation adheres to the principles of transparency, conflict sensitivity and gender equality. Swedepeace also applies a rights-based approach in accordance with the UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
Founders of Swedepeace Foundation
Dr. Erik Melander, Emma Corneliusson and Adam Bergman
Coordinator of Swedepeace (Acting Secretary General)
Dr. Björn Holmberg
The Board of Swedepeace Foundation
Chair: Kerstin Lundgren
Treasurer: Patric Landin
Secretary: Dr. Björn Holmberg
Members: Emma Corneliusson Patric Landin
Substitute: Dr. Erik Melander
The Regulations of Swedepeace Foundation
Swedepeace Insamlingsstiftelse and the Registration certificate from the County Administrative Board are attached below in Swedish and English.
Swedish: Registreringsbevis/Registration Certificate Swedepeace from County Board