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Welcome to The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship 

In November 2012, the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at AUB was established and funded through a grant from the Asfari Foundation, which was founded by Trustee Ayman and Sawsan Asfari.

The Institute has been conceived as a framework that will advance research and other initiatives to support the development of an informed citizenry engaged at all levels of Arab associational life and promote openness, transparency, and accountability in the region. Both the Foundation and AUB recognize that the Arab world is undergoing significant change, and they intend that the work of the Asfari Institute will make a unique and valuable contribution to progress in the region during this era of historic transition and beyond.

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Perceptions of Civil Society in the Arab World

A Literature Review and Annotated Bibliogtraphy

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النظرة الى المجتمع المدني

في العالم العربي



مراجعة أدبيات



للمزيد انقر هنا

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Research Grants Available                Faculty Affiliation              Visiting Fellowships Available
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Events, News & Opportunities 

    

Call for Papers

Rural Women Cooperatives
and the Quest for
Empowered Citizenship
in the Arab World



دعوة لتقديم أوراق بحثية

التعاونيات النسائية الريفية
 والسعي الى تمكين
المواطنة في
العالم العربي



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انقر هنا


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Lebanon's disappeared
children
 
The darker side of
international adoption  

 
  
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Do Beirut elections

mark birth of

new

?Arab citizens
 
 
 
 
 
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Local funding
is not just an
 option anymore—
it’s an imperative
 
 
 
 
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On Orphans, Adoption
and Islam
 
This article responds to
Yusra Gomaa’s piece on altM
Placing Muslim orphans into real homes

 
 
 


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Press Release

Joint Letter
to the United Nations
Secretary General
from
Civil Society Actors
in Lebanon
on the Occasion
of the World

Humanitarian Summit

Istanbul
May 2016
daleel-madani.org


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Qatar 
Lack of civil society
 space hinders work
of human rights
defenders
says new
GCHR report

http://www.gc4hr.org/news/view/1191

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إطلاق العدد الجديد من مجلة الوضع

  وسط الجو الصاخب لمؤتمر
رابطة دراسات الشرق الأوسط (ميسا)،
 يسعدنا نحن والمؤسسات الشريكة
 لنا أن نعلن عن إطلاق
 عدد الوضع (2.3)

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