Life Skills and Citizenship Education Initiative
Middle East and North Africa
مبادرة تعليم المهارات الحياتية والمواطنة
الشرق الأوسط وشمال افريقيا



مصر المغرب الجزائر تونس ليبيا السودان جيبوتي اليمن عُمان إيران العراق سورية لبنان الأردن دولة فلسطين الكويت المملكة العربية السعودية الإمارات العربية المتحدة قطر البحرين
Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship


About the Institution: The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship will serve as the regional hub of a dynamic community of academics, practitioners, policymakers, and members of the general public interested in exploring traditional and innovative forms of associational life and in advancing realistic solutions to the obstacles to effective civil society and citizenship in the Arab world. The Institute will encourage evidence-based research; disseminate research findings and policy/practice recommendations; provide education and training for active citizenship and effective civil society; promote awareness of civil society and civic engagement in the region; and stimulate fruitful dialogue among the region’s varied publics.

 Life Skills-Related: In the conduct of its mission, the Institute: supports freedom of thought and expression; provides a neutral space for dialogue; fosters tolerance and respect for the diversity of Arab cultures and perspectives; seeks to interpret civil society and citizenship broadly and inclusively; and remain responsive to emerging needs and trends.