Life Skills and Citizenship Education Initiative
Middle East and North Africa
مبادرة تعليم المهارات الحياتية والمواطنة
الشرق الأوسط وشمال افريقيا
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Arab Network for Civic Education (ANHRE)

About the Institution: Created in 2008, the Arab Network for Civic Education (ANHRE) is an independent non-governmental Arab Network based in Amman, Jordan, working to unify and coordinate efforts among different civil societies concerned with Human Rights and Citizenship Education, to influence the policies, procedures, formal and non-formal regulations in order to ensure the adoption of legislations that respect Human Rights and dignity. The network is composed of 54 organization from 10 MENA countries (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Yemen, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq) and seeks to achieve its vision through adoption of policies and legislations that ensure the promotion and enforcement of Human Rights and citizenship values and culture, towards a society in which social justice prevails. The network modified its original name, Arab Network for Human Rights and Citizenship Education "ANHRE" for "The Arab Network for Civic Education," which includes Human Rights and Citizenship. (Read more)

Life Skills-Related: The organization operates through project-based funding and has implemented the following regional relevant projects related to Citizenship and Human Rights Education, such as: Citizenship Education (Funded by Foundation for the Future, 2011-2012) with the purpose of creating active Arab citizens able to play a responsible role in creating a society that upholds civic values, human rights and social justice and Moshraka: Strengthening Regional Youth Networks to Promote Human Rights and Democratic Participation in the Middle East and North Africa, 2012-2015 (In partnership with Equitas. Funded by the European Union, the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) in Jordan, and the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).

Website: http://www.anhre.org/