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Arab Knowledge Report 2009

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Arab Knowledge Report 2009, Mohammed bin Rashid al maktoum foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations development programme/ Regional Bureau for Arab States (UNDP/RBAS), ALghurair printing & publishing house, Dubai The resource : United Nations information centre in Cairo read the full text       Read More »

Middle East Human Rights Groups Call on the General Assembly to Adopt the Goldstone Report


The United Nations Human Rights Council’s resolution endorsing the report of the UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict is a crucial step toward securing accountability for the civilian victims of the war on all sides. It is now the responsibility of Israel and Hamas to conduct credible domestic investigations. The Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza conflict of December ... Read More »

A training workshop on responsible citizenship in Casablanca.


  The Arab Foundation for Development and Citizenship in cooperation with Center for Humanities Studies and Researches (MADA) organized a training workshop in Casablanca under the title “Responsible Citizen: Towards a Responsible Arab Citizen”, which was attended by 26 young people. This workshop comes as part of the Foundation’s project to spread the culture of responsible citizenship, which is based ... Read More »

AFDC organizes a workshop in Amman on Civil Society Approach to Media.


The Arab Foundation for Development and Citizenship (AFDC) organized a workshop in Amman on civil society organizations approach to media, attended by 22 participants from 14 various organizations. The workshop aimed at introducing the participants to the importance of the communication between media and civil society organizations, and the importance of building a healthy relationship between them both. In addition ... Read More »

“Civil Society Approach to Media” guides organizations to a “professional relationship” with the media


  The Arab Foundation for Development and Citizenship has published an Arabic-language guide to professional media relations for enhancing civil society organizations in the Arab world. “Civil Society Approach to Media: An Executive Guide” follows a clear and simple method for introducing communication skills and media arts concepts and procedures in a logical sequence, using a number of graphics and ... Read More »

Media Workshop for Jordanian Civil Society Organisations


AFDC recently organised a training workshop in cooperation with the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) in Jordan titled “Media for Civil Society Organisations” The Arab Foundation for Democracy and Citizenship (AFDC) recently organised a training workshop in cooperation with the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) in Jordan titled “Media for Civil Society Organisations” over a period of three days. This ... Read More »

Egyptian Union of Liberal Youth (EULY) wins a 2009 Templeton Freedom Award


Atlas Economic Research Foundation announced the winners of the 2009 Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty, the largest international awards program for think tanks, with a 10 thousand dollars award for each winner. 16 winners were selected this year from more than 130 applications from 47 countries. EULY has won in the “Special Achievement by a Young Institute” ... Read More »

The issuance of the first report on the Sals case

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  The Arab Commission for Human Rights along with the Arab Foundation for Development & Citizenship, and the French Observatory for Human Rights have issued a report on the first hearing before the Court of First Instance in Sals (Morocco) that took place on the 16th of October 2008, under judicial monitoring of the six detainees’ case. A number of ... Read More »