National Consultation on Tax Justice in Lebanon

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship cordially invite you to a National Consultation on Tax Justice in Lebanon. 


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Bridging the gap between the Euromed civil society and the EU: an Euromed civil society-led initiative on Structured Dialogue

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), with the support of Fondation de France and Solidar, is organizing a workshop in Beirut, entitled “Bridging the gap between the Euromed civil society and the EU: a Euromed civil society-led initiative on Structured Dialogue” on the 11-12 of December at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Dunes.


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The 4th Study Week on trade and Investment

ANND is happy to announce that the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) is launching the selection process for its 4th study week on Trade and Investment policies in the Global South.  


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  • Outcome Document of the EuroMed civil-society initiative on the Structured Dialogue with the European Union


    The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) organized a workshop for the civil society organizations in the EuroMed region entitled “Bridging the gap between the EuroMed civil society and the European Institutions: A EuroMed civil society-led initiative on the Structured Dialogue”. This workshop was held in Beirut on December 11 and 12, 2016 with the support of Solidar and Fondation de France. This workshop comes as part of an initiative to strengthen and diversify the involvement of the civil society organization from the two shores of the Mediterranean in the Structured Dialogue process with the European Institutions.

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  • ANND Publications: 2015-2016


    With the new season of ANND publications coming soon, here is a reminder of our key resources issued in the past two years.

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  • Policy Brief: Monitoring SDGs - Goal 1


    In the framework of its critical engagement in the 2030 Agenda, ANND launched an effort to document national programs for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and socio-economic reform initiatives in the Arab region. This effort takes the form of national assessment reports and seeks to check if such implementation is made within a comprehensive rights-based development strategy, adopted with an inclusive, participatory and transparent approach.

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  • Why we reject the NGO draft law in Egypt?


    On November 29, 2016, the Egyptian parliament approved the draft law regulating the activity of civil organizations and institutions submitted by MP Abdul Hadi al-Qasabi on September 6, 2016. This was tantamount to a declaration of war on civil society and an attempt to crack down on all active and supportive human rights organizations.

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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 Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), along with the South Centre and Third World Network,organizes an annual Study Week On Trade And Investment policies In The Global South. This event this year will take place in fall 2016, in Geneva (Switzerland). The previous editions were exceptional opportunities to develop knowledge and expertise on the current trends of the global economy and its impacts in the South.

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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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