Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

The Lutheran World Federation works in 25 countries, carrying out emergency response and long-term development that assists 2.7 million people. Current emergency operations include the South Sudan and DRC refugee crises, Central African Republic, Nigeria, and Myanmar. Long term projects run in Jerusalem, Nepal, Haiti and Colombia.

The LWF stands alongside local and international partners, helping communities achieve their full potential and advocating for their universal rights. People in need are assisted irrespective of their ethnicity, gender, religion, race, or political conviction.

Partners include Lutheran churches, the European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM) and UNHCR, with whom we are a key implementing partner. LWF has been a UNHCR partner since its inception and remains its largest faith-based partner.

The Lutheran World Federation is a global communion of 145 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing over 72 million Christians in 98 countries.

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23 May 2018 description

This statement is supported by: CAFOD, Christian Aid, Global One, Islamic Relief Worldwide, The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities, Muslim Charities Forum, The Lutheran World Federation, The Salvation Army International, World Evangelical Alliance, and World Vision

15 May 2018 description

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) expresses dismay over the escalating violence and disproportionate use of force against demonstrators at the Gaza border which has led to the death of 41 people and more than 1700 people wounded.

The LWF urges the parties involved to show utmost restraint and work towards the deescalation of the conflict.

03 May 2018 description

The Lutheran World Federation is committed to addressing climate change. Climate change represents a challenge of enormous proportions with concrete impacts felt everywhere, but hitting disproportionally those who are often the least responsible for it, first and foremost the poor. This is why for The Lutheran World Federation climate change is an issue of justice.

19 Apr 2018 description


• Dégradation de la situation politique depuis 2013

• Recrudescence de groupes armés sur l’ensemble du territoire

• Mouvement des populations vers les zones plus sécurisées en abandonnant leur biens: crise humanitaire

• Augmentation des cas de viol et violence nécessitant la protection

• Insuffisance des ouvrages d’eau potable et des infrastructures d’assainissement

• Maigre revenu familial

• Forte dépendance des populations aux activités agricoles


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21 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 Jul 2018 Lutheran World Federation

Position type and closing date

Please note that this is an unaccompanied position.

The closing date for applications is 3 July 2018.

Starting date as soon as possible.


29 May 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Jun 2018 Lutheran World Federation


The Lutheran World Federation, in response to the Syrian refugee crisis, established operations in Jordan in 2012. The Lutheran World Federation is assisting refugees and vulnerable groups in Amman, Zarqa, Irbid, Mafraq and Za’atari camp. The Lutheran World Federation is running projects related to Education, WASH, Livelihoods, Protection, Rehabilitation and Basic needs.