IM is a Swedish development cooperation organisation working to achieve a world free from poverty and exclusion.
We are working in the following areas:

Social inclusion

All individuals should have the right to be an equal member of society, with the same human rights regardless of gender, disabilities and social status.

Economic inclusion

Everyone deserves to be in control of their own economic life and have the possibility to earn their own income, own land and afford an education.

Civil society and civic space

The civil society plays an important part in a democratic society. It represents and defends marginalized groups while raising awareness.


Anders Kompass resigns as chairman

The assignment at the authority is expected to continue in the spring of 2022, during the time that a regular director is appointed. – Having worked with human rights for most of my life, especially abroad,…

Jan 14, 2022

They take the fight when society fails

– We are well into the 2000s and many people here in Ukraine can not even get out on the street. Something is very wrong! Bohdan Boiko is noticeably upset. He gestures and attracts the eyes…

Jan 10, 2022

The Swedish government should protest!

The two organizations Al Haq and Defense for Children International are two internationally recognized human rights organizations with close cooperation with the UN, the EU and international civil society organizations. They investigate and report on human…

Nov 29, 2021

Humanium Metal by IM

Humanium Metal is transforming illegal seized firearms from governmental weapons destruction programmes in regions affected by armed violence into non-lethal commodities for peace. The income generated with Humanium Metal is re-invested into communities affected by gun violence, aiming to break the vicious cycle of violence and poverty. Through the initiative the private sector, right-holders, civil society, consumers and governments are connected in a virtuous cycle for peace and security.

Where we are

IM collaborates with partners in fifteen countries in six areas of the world. Here you will find more information about our work in all countries.