We are working in 12 Arab countries with 9 national networks (with an extended membership of 250 CSOs from different backgrounds) and 23 NGO members.
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.Read more
With the new season of ANND publications coming soon, here is a reminder of our key resources issued in the past two years.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more