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 148 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing over 75.5 million Christians in 99 countries.
(LWI) With representatives of the United Nations and churches in Colombia, Liberia, Tanzania and the US, as well as many other partners, the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) launched its initiative “Waking the Giant” on the evening of 10 October.
Waking the Giant is a global initiative of the LWF to build the capacity of churches to contribute to the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is implemented in connection with global and local ecumenical structures.
Eleven international organisations call for increased protection and support to civilians bearing the brunt of the conflict in the Lake Chad region.
On 3 and 4 September, ministers from the affected countries as well as Governors of the Lake Chad region, alongside donor countries, UN organisations, international and regional organisations, and civil society representatives will meet in Berlin, Germany, for a two-day high-level conference on the Lake Chad region, including parts of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger.
27 June 2018: Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response.
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
Position type and closing date
Posting accompanied by spouse only
The closing date for applications is 21 October 2018.
Contract duration: 3 years with possibility for extension.
Applicants are required to uphold the core values of our organization.