Basement Cultural Foundation is a free platform for art, cultural and social activities. It provides creative spaces inspired by contemporary and creative ideas that help to promote the values of democracy in Yemen. Basement is a non-profit, independent cultural foundation.
AAEME is an independent platform that supports institutions and projects working on the field of enlightenment and religious renewal in the Arab region, which is dependent on education and training mechanism. The Association provides technical support and information to these institutions and projects and assists them in promoting their mission.
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.
Alhendal is the founder of Kuwait Watch and an active human rights defender. Alhendal is well known for advocating for the rights of stateless persons and other minorities in Kuwait.
Civil Society Initiative (CSI) is an independent, non-governmental, non-partisan and not-for-profit human rights and advocacy organization established in 2004. Since its foundation CSI has focused on the promotion and protection of human rights, the rule of law, good governance, gender based violence and community development.
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.
The Arab World Center for Democracy Development & Human Rights (United for Human Rights and Democracy- UniHrD), is a registered non-profit, an independent, scientific and non-governmental. It was established by a number of activists in democracy and human rights fields, dedicated to the defense and promotion of human rights & democracy in Jordan and around the Arab World. Its mission is to defend and promote human rights & democracy around the Arab World. The AWCDD is politically neutral and offers studies, research, and training in Jordan and the region. We have participated in many of the World Movement activities including the global assemblies in Istanbul & Ukraine, and other regional meetings and trainings within Tunisia, Egypt, and Jordan.
Affiliated Regional/Thematic Network(s): Network of Democrats in the Arab World.
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.
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.