Increasing inequality in the world affects the most vulnerable

In a time of increased inequality, the principle of "Leaving no one behind" must be more than a slogan. If vulnerable groups are not actively prioritized in development work, inequality will continue to increase. You can read this article written by Hjalmar Bø in Dagen here.

Project visit to Blue Cross Kisumu in Kenya

In November 2022, Lilliann and E.R. Våje and Marit Rosendahl Andersen travelled to Kisumu, Kenya to visit Blue Cross's local partner. The visit gave Digni a good overview of Blue Cross's important work in the region, and how the local partner works with administration and organizational development.

Special report on anti-corruption efforts and financial irregularities

Digni takes anti-corruption seriously, and work systematically on both preventing, detecting, and handling cases of mismanagement and financial irregularities. Please […]

The Global Disability Summit deserves more attention

Today, the Global Disability Summit (GDS) takes place for the second time. The summit is organized by Norway and Ghana and The International Disability Alliance and will last two days. The meeting is timely, because much remains to be done in order for the rights of people with disabilities to be realised. You can read more about this topic in this article (in Norwegian).

Digni`s Global Network Meeting 9th to 11th of November 2021

There were still major restrictions on meeting physically and Digni therefore invited its member organizations and their partners to a […]

Den internasjonale jentedagen: Dignis medlemmer kan spille en nøkkelrolle i kampen mot diskriminering og vold mot jenter

I dag er den internasjonale jentedagen som retter søkelyset mot jenters utfordringer globalt. Til tross for at jenters rettigheter har […]

Kampen for å nå bærekraftsmålene

Midt i juli møttes FN-landene til høynivåmøte om bærekraftsmålene. Pandemien har satt arbeidet kraftig tilbake. Målet med møtet er skape handling for en bærekraftig verden.

En ny strategi for at ingen skal utelates

Alle mennesker skal oppleve verdighet og ingen skal utelates. Dette er Dignis visjon i ny overordnet strategi frem mot 2030. Vi ønsker å bidra til en verden hvor fattigdom er utryddet, mennesker opplever rettferdighet og alle får del i utviklingen.

Når friheten trues

Sivilsamfunnet er et viktig samfunnslim. Det dreier seg om misjonsorganisasjonene, kirkesamfunnene eller de humanitære organisasjonene mange av oss er medlemmer i. Hva hadde skjedd hvis organisasjonene ble forbudt?

Anti-Corruption Work in Digni in 2020

Special report on anti-corruption efforts and financial irregularities

Anti-Corruption work in Digni in 2020

Special report on anti-corruption efforts and financial irregularities

New overarching strategy

Upholding human dignity – leaving no one behind. This is Digni’s vision in our new overarching strategy towards 2030. Today, Digni's board and staff are meeting to discuss a new strategic action plan.

Digni med ny overordnet strategi

Alle mennesker skal oppleve verdighet og ingen skal utelates. Dette er Dignis visjon i ny overordnet strategi frem mot 2030. I dag samles Dignis styre og stab for å drøfte strategisk handlingsplan.

«Om Gud vil»

Kirken står om enn tårnene faller, heter det i salmen. I en pandemi som både øker fattigdommen og tar liv, har kirkene og religiøse ledere i sør viktige roller. Det er nødvendig i møte med en utbredt «om Gud vil»-tankegang.

Framtid og utvikling

Pandemien rammer ulikt og øker ulikhetene i verden. Vi må fortsette vår felles innsats for en bærekraftig utvikling i alle land. Hvilken rolle vil misjonsorganisasjonene og kirkesamfunnene spille i framtidens utviklingssamarbeid?

Partnership in new ways – webinar

Digni presents the report from the capacity building project Global Innovation and debate partnership in new ways. Recording of a […]


Digni presents the report from the capacity building project Global Innovation Partnership in new ways.

Digni Global Consultation

November 9-11 Digni gathered member organisations and their partners from 25 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America for a Global Consultation. The meeting served as a forum to discuss the current global context we work in, our opportunities as faith-based civil society, and how Digni can make strategic choices that maximize the member organisations’ and partners’ impact towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Anti-Corruption Work in Digni in 2019

Eight cases of financial irregularities were concluded in 2019

Information about the corona situation

Digni have moved the business to home office. Good technical solutions allow Digni to remain in full function during this […]

Anti-corruption work in Digni in 2018

Four cases of financial irregularities were closed in 2018

Digni’s regional network meetings in Africa and Asia

Digni arranged two regional network meetings in November 2023. The last network meetings were held in 2019. Due to the […]

Høringsinnspill til Statsbudsjettet 2024

Today Hjalmar Bø presented Digni`s input to the aid budget 2024. You can read the whole consultation input here (in Norwegian)

The aid budget – negative trend continues

That the aid budget should amount to one percent of GNI has long been a symbolically important limit. This was also promised in the Hurdal platform. We were therefore disappointed when the aid budget was presented on the 6th of October and this year the government did not reach the target of 1 per cent either.

Local democracy and locally led development deserve more attention

In this article in Dagen, Hjalmar Bø writes (in Norwegian) about the importance of local democracy and locally led development. Donors must to a greater extent recognize and respect the dignity, priorities, knowledge, rights and ambitions of local actors and partners.

Digni’s 40th anniversary

We celebrated Digni’s 40th anniversary yesterday on June 8th. We celebrated the anniversary at Frelsesarmeen premises, Tempelet. Representatives from several […]

Cutting aid to Uganda is not the way to go

29th of May it became known that President Museveni approves the anti-gay law. The law entails stricter penalties for lhbtiq people. People who carry out "gross homosexual acts", such as having sex with an HIV-positive person, risk the death penalty, and "promoting homosexuality" can lead to up to 20 years in prison. In this article in Panorama, Secretary-General Hjalmar Bø and Senior advisor politics and communication Torhild Breidlid writes why cutting aid to Uganda may now be counterproductive because it could affect the most vulnerable.

Focus on renewable energy

Recently, Hjalmar Bø, Kristian Larsen, Lilliann Våje and Torhild Breidlid in Digni were on a project visit to Eswatini and visited the partner Free Evangelical Christian Fellowship (FECF) and the Solar Training and Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Center (STREEC) project. STREEC aims to create jobs and train entrepreneurs in renewable energy. You can read more about how STREEC contributes to poverty reduction, jobs and energy security in Eswatini here.

Focus on religious actors!

The climate crisis has contributed to extreme poverty and hunger in Madagascar. But local expertise and faith-based actors can contribute to more climate-smart agriculture. You can read this article in Norwegian written by Stephanie Dietrich and Hjalmar Bø in Panorama.

Violence against women and girls: The most widespread human rights violation

- 1 in 3 women in the world are affected by violence during their lifetime. On average, a woman or girl is killed by someone in her own family every 11 minutes. Read more about how Digni's members and partners work to combat gender-based violence in this Norwegian article by Hjalmar Bø