ANND has launched a new project funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund!

The Arab NGO Network for Development has launched a new project, entitled “Engaging Civil Society in Policy Dialogue on Agenda 2030 in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia”; funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund. The project aims to enhance civil society capacity for engagement in policy dialogue on sustainable development and the Agenda 2030. Better informed engagement will be ensured through training involving national, regional and international participation and increased dissemination of the sustainable human development narrative will be ensured through communication tools developed by the project.


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MAJALAT – Call for Proposals 2020 Opening Soon - --- MAJALAT - PROCHAINEMENT Appel à projets MAJALAT 2020

MAJALAT – Call for Proposals 2020 Opening Soon – Actions and Workshops on one of the following themes Migration, Governance and the Rule of Law, Economic Development and Social Dialogue, Security and counter-violence, Climate and Social Justice in the framework of the Civil society dialogue with the EU. More details to come /        MAJALAT - PROCHAINEMENT Appel à projets MAJALAT 2020 ! Actions et ateliers sur une des thématiques suivantes Migration, Gouvernance et Etat de Droits, Développement économique et dialogue sociale, Sécurité et Prévention des Violences et Justice Climatique et Sociale ; dans le cadre du dialogue structuré entre la société civile et l’Union Européenne. Plus de détails à venir  


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Best practices of CSO Accountability from the Arab Region

This document summarizes the accountability practices of the members and partners of the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND). It is prepared within the Global Accountability Week 2019 to raise further awareness about the measures taken by civil society in the Arab region to enhance their accountability and transparency.


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  • SAFIR call for application for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) --- SAFIR appel à candidature pour les organisations de la société civile (OSC)


    Safir is an ambitious project supporting youth and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 9 countries across North Africa and the Middle East. Co-funded by the European Union, it aims at creating an enabling environment in favor of youth participation and of the development of entrepreneurial projects with social, cultural and environmental impact.  Safir est un programme ambitieux en faveur de la réalisation des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et de l’inclusion économique de la jeunesse dans 9 pays d’Afrique du Nord et du Moyen-Orient. Soutenu par l’Union européenne, il vise à créer un environnement propice à l’engagement citoyen des jeunes et à favoriser le développement de projets à impact social, culturel et environnemental.   

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  • ANND’s News Bulletin


    ANND’s News Bulletins are set to provide regular updates from the Arab region, with an initial focus on the Lebanese Revolution that erupted on 17 October 2019. The Bulletins encompass the wide aspects of the protests in the region, the context, major key events, and offer a deep analysis of the social, economic and fiscal situations.  

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  • Statement about the Lebanese Government’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic


    27 civil society organizations and research centers in Lebanon present their basic suggestions and recommendations to address the Corona crisis and its social repercussions. The organizations start from the necessity of adopting a comprehensive approach to the crisis with its health, economic and social dimensions, provided that human rights and dignity are at the heart of the approach taken.

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  • COVID-19 is a wake-up call to reverse inequality, a challenge to leave no one behind


    In the face of the continuing spread of COVID-19, the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness expresses solidarity with the peoples of the world, especially the poor and vulnerable communities in developed and developing countries. We also salute those in the frontlines, most of all the health workers who bravely continue to serve the people  

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  • Civil Society platform on Agenda 2030
  • The Arab Watch on Informal Labor
  • The Arab NGO Network on Development (ANND) launched the third issue of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, with a focus on the question of Informal Labor, in two workshops held in each of Beirut and Cairo, which brought together a group of experts, researchers, academics, and civil society activists. The report was produced with the support of Ford Foundation, Diakonia, Swedish Development Cooperation, Norwegian People’s Aid, and IM Sweden. 

    The Arab Watch on Informal Labor



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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 Fifth Study Week on Trade and Investment Policies in South Countries. The Study Week was organized in collaboration with the South Center during the first week of December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting aimed to enhance civil society advocacy on economic policies in the region 

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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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