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Workshop on taxation in Lebanon from a gender perspective

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.

2017/11/13

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The 5th Study Week on Trade and Investment

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: farah.alshami@annd.org; Zahra Bazzi: Zahra.bazzi@annd.org and Leila Becharnia: l.becharnia@gmail.com by Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

2017/10/18

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Expert Group Meeting on Tax Justice in the Arab Region

On 24 and 25 August 2017 in Amman, ANND is holding an Expert Group Meeting on Tax Justice in the Arab Region, in cooperation with the Jordanian Women’s Union and Phenix Center for Economics and Informatics Studies, and with the support of Christian Aid.

2017/08/25

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  • Workshop on taxation in Lebanon from a gender perspective

    2017/11/13

    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
  • The 5th Study Week on Trade and Investment

    2017/10/18

    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: farah.alshami@annd.org; Zahra Bazzi: Zahra.bazzi@annd.org and Leila Becharnia: l.becharnia@gmail.com by Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

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  • ANND’s Statement on the Occasion of World Food Day

    2017/10/17

    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.

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  • Israel Must Cease Restricting the Freedom of Movement of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

    2017/10/09

    Arab NGO Network for Development Statement in solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights Defenders facing travel ban

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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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