What We Do
Global and Regional Processes
  • Global and Regional Processes


The Network works with national civil society groups to mainstream an understanding of the many processes related to development cooperation. ANND works and aims at promoting an active participation in the process that coalesces into a comprehensive regional vision of development strategies.ANND recognizes the vital importance of reviewing these processes in order to set the development agenda on a more effective and sustainable path.


All Releated Sub-Programs
  • 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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  • Development Effectiveness

    ANND is engaged in the Development effectiveness process, from Rome (2003) Paris (2005) , Accra (2008) to  Busan(2011), highlighting the need to revisit the current model for  development practice; to address the root causes behind the failure to achieve sustainable development  levels and to ensure the genuine implementation of the aid effectiveness principles including the  ownership and mutual accountability.

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  • League of Arab States

    ANND aims to improve civil society movement and influence policy-making at the regional level mainly through engaging at the level of the League of Arab States and closely following the Arab summit on economic and social issues.

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All Releated Events
  • ANND Participates in the HLPF

    2017/07/10

    From 11 to 17 July 2017, ANND will participate in the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in 2017 at the United Nations in New York (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf)

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  • Arab Conference on Role of CSOs in Implementing SDGs

    2017/07/03

    The League of Arab States, ANND, and ESCWA launch the regional conference on the “Role of CSOs in Implementing SDGs” at the LAS headquarters in Cairo, which will take place on 3 and 4 July 2017. The conference will include discussions on the reality of implementation of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development in Arab countries, with a focus on poverty eradication, inequality, and related public policies.

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  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: A Manual for Practitioners Regional Validation Session

    2017/06/14

    On Friday and Saturday 16 and 17 June 2017, the Arab NGO Network for Development, in cooperation with UNDEF, is organizing a validation session to finalize the manual on SDGs, which aims to facilitate civil society’s participation in Agenda 2030.

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All Releated Book
  • World Bank plan to mobilize “trillions” will not help the poor

    2017/07/12

    Global Spotlight Report says that the proposed “cascade” of private financing for infrastructure will result on more corruption, high fees for essential services, and massive resource transfers to the rich from the poor

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  • Post 2015: Rethinking the Development Paradigm

    2015/09/29

    Reflections from civil society organizations in the region on the Post-2015 and Financing for Development agendas.

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  • GETTING TO KNOW THE ‘AID EFFECTIVENESS PROCESS'

    2012/01/03

    In this Brochure you will find an introduction to the aid effectiveness process, key milestones through which the concept was developed, Main Principles that define the concept, Challenges that face the implementation of aid effectiveness, and a highlight on the context of the arab region and the role of civil soicety.

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All Releated Statements
  • Letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations on the Withdrawal of the ESCWA Report on Palestine

    2017/03/20

    Civil society in Arab countries is gravely surprised regarding your request to the Executive Director of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia to withdraw the report about Israeli practices against Palestinian people and policies of apartheid especially considering that the report examines Israeli laws, which discriminate against Palestinian people based on ethnic origin. The report documents these laws and practices using evidence beyond doubt.

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  • Mainstreaming the Sustainable Developement Goals in the Arab Civil Society agenda

    2016/02/18

    The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) has launched a new project entitled "Mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab Civil Society agenda", funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund. The project aims to advance dialogue between CSOs, political parties, academics, and trade unions in the context of the adoptions of the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs.   

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  • The 2015 Declaration: Meeting great expectations (maybe)

    2015/03/03

    The most recent step in the post-2015 negotiations was the 17-20 February debate in New York on the Declaration, meant to be the framework political statement. Despite strong emphasis on transformation and high aspiration, traditional lines were drawn between (mostly) Northern and Southern positions. 

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All Releated Press Releases
  • ANND Publications: 2015-2016

    2017/02/16

    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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All Releated Research Papers
  • EGYPT: LACK OF STRATEGY IN THE 2030 STRATEGY

    2016/06/08

    The Egyptian Center for Economic & Social Rights has prepared this report on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Egypt. It examines key economic, social and environmental dimensions of the implementation framework and includes recommendations for needed changes if it is to be successful. This report comes as a first of several national reports launched by Social Watch on the challenges of implementing the 2030 Agenda in these countries.

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  • Growing “Religious” Radicalization: Roots and recommendations for new counter-radicalism strategies

    2015/06/02

    This report could be quoted and referenced, as it is possible to reproduce the containing information with a reference to ANND as a work source. This report is published with a support of the Ford organization, DIAKONIA and OSF. The content of this report does not necessarily express the point of view of any mentioned organization.

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  • Assessing the Millennium Development Goals process in the Arab Region

    2010/09/01

    National Case Studies (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and Yemen)   A series of publications entitled "Assessing the MDG process in the Arab Region". The series includes: - A "Survey of Key Issues", - "National Case Studies" from seven Arab countries (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and Yemen) , - An evaluation report for the "Planning  and Statistical Capacity Building Training " towards the MDGs project, A brochure summarizing the findings of these publications

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All Releated Policy Briefs
  • Policy Brief: Monitoring SDGs - Goal 1

    2017/02/15

    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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  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Between aspirations and facts.

    2015/10/15

    During the 70th UN General Assembly meeting, World leaders adopted on Friday, September 25, 2015, a new world agenda for sustainable development, succeeding the Millennium Development Goals. On the other hand, many CSOs and international campaigns, which followed up the negotiations track, including the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND),  continue to see the approved plan with caution and a critical eye. This is because of objective reasons we try to highlight in this position paper, which relies to positions developed by ANND in various stages of the consultative track.  

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  • Concluding Recommendations of Civil Society Organizations Arab Regional Consultation on the Post-2015 Agenda

    2015/05/30

    The international community adopted the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the beginning of the new century and set the deadline for their achievement by year 2015. The MDGs became the key reference for the international development agenda, setting specific, agreed upon, and measurable objectives focusing on the reduction of poverty and hunger, ensuring universal education, promoting gender equality, reducing child and maternal mortality, and so on.

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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.

      Read more
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