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.
On Thursday, 9 November 2017, the Arab NGO Network for Development organized a workshop on taxation in Lebanon from a gender perspective, at the Riviera Hotel, Beirut. The workshop is in the framework of ANND’s work on economic and social rights in Lebanon and the Arab region and on international human rights mechanisms, including the Universal Periodic Review and efforts to push forward the sustainable development agenda, especially the fifth goal on gender equality.Read more
ANND is pleased to announce the opening of the application process to the Fifth Study Week on Trade and Investment Policies in South Countries. The Study Week is organized in collaboration with the South Center and will take place during the first week of December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting aims to enhance civil society advocacy on economic policies in the region by building capacities and raising awareness on the elected priority-issues and working towards establishing a working group of civil society activists from various Arab countries cooperating with the Network on studying the different layers of developmental process in order to have a wider scope of the development solutions and priorities for the Arab societies, according to the expertise coming from different contexts. Please send an updated CV and a short cover letter (max 500 words) in English, accompanied with a short letter from your actual employer explaining your role at the organization you are applying from to Farah Al Shami: email@example.com; Zahra Bazzi: Zahra.firstname.lastname@example.org and Leila Becharnia: email@example.com by Tuesday, 31 October 2017.Read more
Yesterday was World Food Day. This year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will focus on the nexus between food security, rural development, and migration. FAO stresses the fact that, since World War II, millions of people have been forced to flee their homes and that we have become in dire need to create conditions that allow rural people, especially the youth, to stay at home while feeling safe and enjoying more resilient livelihoods.Read more
Arab NGO Network for Development Statement in solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights Defenders facing travel banRead more