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CSOs Forum prior to the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit

In partnership with UNESCWA and Oxfam, ANND together with the platform on sustainable development are organizing a civil society forum prior to the Arab Economic and Social Development (AESD) summit that will take place on 10 and 11 January 2019. 

2019/01/09

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Midterm review of Lebanon’s second Universal Periodic Review cycle, and the workshop at the Lebanese Parliament

In light of the midterm review of Lebanon’s second UPR cycle, the General Secretariat of the Lebanese Parliament in collaboration with the UNDP project at the Parliament and in partnership with the OHCHR and ANND organized a workshop on Thursday 25 October at the Lebanese Parliament to discuss the role of the parliament in implementing the UPR recommendations.

2018/12/19

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Workshop on Monitoring Civic Space in the Arab Region

ANND organized a workshop on monitoring civic space in the Arab region, on Monday December 17th, 2018, in Beirut, to launch the Civic Space Watch, an electronic platform that documents the status of the enabling environment for civil society in six Arab countries: Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Oman, Sudan and Morocco. The workshop aimed to discuss the process of defending civic space, to assess the first phase of the program and to build on it for future steps.

2018/12/19

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  • Series of Policy Briefs assessing IMF interventions impacts in the Arab countries

    2019/02/12

    ANND presents a series of policy briefs analyzing IMF programs implemented in the following countries: Jordan, Morocco, Egypt and Lebanon. The briefs focus on the relevance and effectiveness of the IMF programs and recommendations and their impacts on tax justice, energy subsidy, fiscal consolidation and social protection. 

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  • Assessing the IMF’s economic and social policies in Morocco in the aftermath of the Arab Spring

    2019/02/11

    ANND presents a series of policy briefs analyzing IMF programs implemented in Morocco. The brief focus on the relevance and effectiveness of the IMF programs and recommendations and their impacts on tax justice, energy subsidy, fiscal consolidation and social protection. 

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  • A Spill of Flaws: Egypt’s IMF-Backed Energy Subsidy Plan

    2019/02/11

    ANND presents a series of policy briefs analyzing IMF programs implemented in Egypt. The briefs focus on the relevance and effectiveness of the IMF programs and recommendations and their impacts on tax justice, energy subsidy, fiscal consolidation and social protection.

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  • IMF Interventions and Tax Justice in Jordan

    2019/02/11

    ANND presents a series of policy briefs analyzing IMF programs implemented in Jordan. The briefs focus on the relevance and effectiveness of the IMF programs and recommendations and their impacts on tax justice, energy subsidy, fiscal consolidation and social protection. 

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  • Civil Society platform on Agenda 2030
  • The Arab Watch on Informal Labor
  • The Arab NGO Network on Development (ANND) launched the third issue of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, with a focus on the question of Informal Labor, in two workshops held in each of Beirut and Cairo, which brought together a group of experts, researchers, academics, and civil society activists. The report was produced with the support of Ford Foundation, Diakonia, Swedish Development Cooperation, Norwegian People’s Aid, and IM Sweden. 

    The Arab Watch on Informal Labor

     

     

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  • SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue
  • SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue is a pilot project for the promotion of social dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean Neighborhood. It is a three years programme (2016-2018), financed by the European Union. SOLiD brings together regional and international representatives of social partners as well as a number of relevant partners from the EU.

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  • Annual Study Week On Trade And Investment policies In The Global South
  • The Fifth Study Week on Trade and Investment Policies in South Countries. The Study Week was organized in collaboration with the South Center during the first week of December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting aimed to enhance civil society advocacy on economic policies in the region 

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  • The Arab Watch Report on Economic and Social rights
  • The Arab Watch Report on Economic and Social Rights is published biennially by ANND. The report entails monitoring public policies at the national and regional levels and assessing their impact on specific rights.

     

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  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • The Post-2015 development agenda, next-in-line to the MDGs, will be adopted at the United Nations summit that will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015. ANND actively engages with its partners in the process in order to contribute to the design of effective development policies for the Arab region. Along its works, ANND reflects the need for transformative changes to global governance systems and to national policy choices in order to overcome inequality, exclusion and vulnerability.

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