PO Box 140 38
SE-167 14 Bromma
+46 8 453 69 00


Diakonia is a faith-based Swedish development organization. The organisation supports and works with 100s local partner organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa. Together with its partner organizations, they form a global network that works to ensure that more people are able to live dignified lives.

Diakonia's work can be roughly divided into three different components:

  • Cooperation with our partner organizations and support for their long term work on change
  • Popular education, mobilisation and advocacy in Sweden and internationally
  • Humanitarian emergency response in collaboration with partner organizations in the affected areas.

Diakonia focuses on the following themes:

  • Human rights
  • Democracy
  • Equal opportunities
  • Social and economic justice
  • Peace and reconciliation
Country(-ies) of operation/intervention in Central Africa: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), South Sudan, Uganda
Thematic areas of focus : 
Democracy, Environment and climate change, Fight against corruption, Human rights, Land conflict, Natural Resources, Peace & Security, Women’s participation