Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

The LWF is a global communion of 144 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing over 72 million Christians in 98 countries.

We strive to put our faith into action within and beyond the communion, and seek God’s Word and Spirit to guide us.

This action takes a variety of forms from theological reflection and dialogue with other churches and faiths, to deepening relationships, sharing about our faith, serving those in need and advocating for a more just, peaceful and reconciled world.

We share a vision, purpose and values. We work to strengthen our relationships and build an inclusive, respectful communion.

We are on a common journey of renewal shaped and enriched by the different contexts we live in.

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27 Sep 2017 description

Humanitarian Organizations call for immediate humanitarian access to those in need:

One month since the 25 August attacks and subsequent security response, INGOs in Myanmar are increasingly concerned about severe restrictions on humanitarian access and impediments to the delivery of critically needed humanitarian assistance throughout Rakhine State.

16 Aug 2017 description

Senior chief in Angola’s Lunda Norte province speaks about refugee crisis in his country

“I feel honoured by the government´s decision to host the refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in my area” says Francisco Muhangenu (50), a senior chief of Lunda Norte Province, Angola, standing between his fellow chiefs during a traditional ritual for blessing the refugee camp site. “We are the same people despite the border line which has separated us.”

11 Aug 2017 description

The following is a press release (408.34 kB) signed by 35 INGO's working in the Central African Republic

Bangui, August 11th 2017

Following the escalation of violence in many parts of the country, NGOs signatories, members of the INGO Coordination Committee (CCO) in the Central African Republic (CAR) call for an increased protection of civilians and an improved humanitarian access to allow the affected population access to vital aid.

As NGOs working across CAR, we witness the impact of violence on the civilian population on a daily basis:

24 May 2017 description

Daw Oo Saw Nwe (37) is a teacher who works at the child friendly space in Ywar Ma Ni village, Myauk U Township, Rakhine State. Ywar Ma Ni village is located 5 miles away from Myauk U and has 220 households with a population of 1,230. 10 households among them were displaced by ethnic and religious conflicts.

As most families struggle for daily food as farm laborers, supporting their children in higher education is a big challenge. Sometime they have to take their children to work, causing them to miss out on their education.


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12 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Oct 2017 Lutheran World Federation

Position type and closing date

Please note that this is an unaccompanied position.

The closing date for applications is 29 October 2017.

Contract duration: 1 year

Based in Amman, with 40% time in field travel

Beginning of assignment: as soon as possible

The organization