The Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF) is an independent Think-and-Do Tank founded in 2011 on the premise of supporting economic and social development in the Maghreb region. Our mission is to convene and mobilize diverse actors to catalyze sustainable economic and social development in the Maghreb. MEF believes that an informed, active citizenry is the key to building sustainable economies and inclusive societies.
Leaders of Tomorrow is a Jordanian youth-led, social enterprise, established in 2007 and it operates in the Middle East and North Africa. It aims to build a community of young leaders who are educated, critical thinkers, initiative-takers, and capable of challenging their status quo creatively.
We, the members of the Network of Democrats in the Arab World (NDAW), believe that the comprehensive democratization of the Arab world ought to be the region’s principal priority and that the principles of freedom, plurality, equality, the right to dissent, respect for “the other,” peaceful settlement of disputes and good governance are fundamental requisites to economic, social and political development in our region. It aims to strengthen democratic transformation in the Arab World by facilitating member interaction, capacity building, representation and access to information, by creating a unified platform for Arab civil society organizations and democracy activists to present their achievements, projects, and research and provide an accurate assessment of the status, challenges and needs of the democracy movement in the Arab world, by creating solidarity and familiarity across the region between civil society organizations and democracy activists who will stand in mutual support of one another in times of need and exchange expertise and resources to enhance one another’s efforts.
Human Rights & Democracy for Iran – A project of the Abdorrahman Boroumand Center. The Center is an independent organization with no political affiliation. It is named in memory of Dr. Abdorrahman Boroumand, an Iranian lawyer and pro-democracy activist who was assassinated in Paris on April 18, 1991, allegedly by agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The center believes that promoting human rights awareness through education and the dissemination of information are necessary prerequisites for the establishment of a stable democracy in Iran.
Our organization aims at enhancing people’s participation in political, economic and social affairs. We believe that the participation of well-organized peoples can make democratic changes and defend their rights and their freedoms. Our organization is a board members of Arab Network for Nongovernmental Development, Arab Network for Democratic Election, European Initiative for Women Rights, and Euro-Med Platform.
Al-Quds Center for Political Studies is an independent, non-governmental, research organization (think tank). It was established in Amman in 1999 and in Beirut in 2012. AQC works to provide a deeper and more accurate understanding of the challenges facing the process of political reform and democratization in Jordan and the Arab countries.