Issue 3
April 2016
About This Issue
In this issue you can read up about how the ACRI project published a report on a Diesel to Solar Energy Transformation which will help integrate this kind of energy use in the Arab Region. In products, the Mosharaka project, has teamed up with the Center for Arab Women Training and Research (CAWTAR) to create an e-platform on the Legal Human Rights of Women and Men to promote equality and knowledge of right to men and women alike. The League of Arab States (LAS),  with the support of the UNDP elections project was recently sent on a mission to Washington DC to meet and create an open forum of communication between signatories. Read on to discover more and explore the other articles in this newest issue.
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RPD Outcome 1: Growth is inclusive and sustainable, incorporating productive capacities that create employment and livelihoods for the poor and excluded

Continuous assistance to trade policy reform and facilitation of trade and investment Trade and Transport Facilitation constitutes a major foundation in the economic diversification of Arab economie... Trade and Transport Facilitation constitutes a major foundation...

ACRI partners with RCREEE to publish a regional report on "Diesel to Solar Transformation: Assessing Untapped Solar Potential in Existing Off-grid Systems” As part of ACRI’s support to countries in the Arab region in forging innovative approaches to energy transitions... As part of ACRI’s support to countries in the Arab region in fo...

Continuous assistance to trade policy reform and facilitation of trade and investment Trade and Transport Facilitation constitutes a major foundation in the economic diversification of Arab economie... Trade and Transport Facilitation constitutes a major foundation...

ACRI partners with RCREEE to publish a regional report on "Diesel to Solar Transformation: Assessing Untapped Solar Potential in Existing Off-grid Systems” As part of ACRI’s support to countries in the Arab region in forging innovative approaches to energy transitions... As part of ACRI’s support to countries in the Arab region in fo...

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RPD Outcome 2: Citizen expectations for voice, effective development, the rule of law and accountability are met by stronger systems of democratic governance

League of Arab States mission to Washington and New York, February 29 – 4 March The Regional Electoral Support Project facilitated a mission for the League of Arab States to interact with othe... The Regional Electoral Support Project facilitated a mission fo...

Vision, mission and objectives of Arab Electoral Management Bodies The Regional Electoral Project supported the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (ArabEMBs) to draf... The Regional Electoral Project supported the Organization of Ar...

Promoting Human Rights through elections National Human Rights Institutions and Electoral Management Bodies from 13 countries came together to discuss ho... National Human Rights Institutions and Electoral Management Bod...

The Arab Knowledge Project launches the Arab Knowledge Index as part of an annual Conference at Cairo University As part of the 28th Conference for Statistics and Modelling in Social and Human Sciences organised by the Facult... As part of the 28th Conference for Statistics and Modelling in ...

The Arab Knowledge Project holds lectures in Morocco from 7 till 10 March The Arab Knowledge Project held a series of lectures in Morocco in four different faculties and schools from 7 t... The Arab Knowledge Project held a series of lectures in Morocco...

The Arab Development Portal kicks off “Phase III and Beyond” After the Heads of Operations took the final decision to move ahead with a new Phase of the Arab Development Por... After the Heads of Operations took the final decision to move a...

ACIAC supports Lebanon to develop an anti-corruption strategy On 18 February, the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR) in Lebanon established a sub-committee t... On 18 February, the Minister of State for Administrative Reform...

ACIAC works on developing new tools on accountability in health and customs In the framework of the ACIAC project, the Regional Programme worked with top experts specialized in transparenc... In the framework of the ACIAC project, the Regional Programme w...

ACIAC supports the development of a proposal for a new bill on Conflict of Interest in Tunisia Through the ACIAC project , the Regional Programme supported a team of governmental experts in Tunisia to develo... Through the ACIAC project , the Regional Programme supported a ...

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RPD Outcome 3: Faster progress is achieved in reducing gender inequality and promoting women's empowerment

Mosharaka partners with CAWTAR to launch the e-Platform on "Legal and Human Rights of Women and Men: between Equality and Gaps" On 28 March, the Centre for Arab Women Training and Research (CAWTAR) launched  the e-platform on  "Legal and Hu... On 28 March, the Centre for Arab Women Training and Research (C...

Youth Leadership Programme: Success continues with Phase II Young men and women participation in the Arab region is deemed very critical and vital to ensure inclusive trans... Young men and women participation in the Arab region is deemed ...

Mosharaka partners with CAWTAR to launch the e-Platform on "Legal and Human Rights of Women and Men: between Equality and Gaps" On 28 March, the Centre for Arab Women Training and Research (CAWTAR) launched  the e-platform on  "Legal and Hu... On 28 March, the Centre for Arab Women Training and Research (C...

Youth Leadership Programme: Success continues with Phase II Young men and women participation in the Arab region is deemed very critical and vital to ensure inclusive trans... Young men and women participation in the Arab region is deemed ...

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RPD Outcome 4: Early recovery and rapid return to sustainable development pathways are achieved in post-conflict and post disaster settings

PSCAR signs a Memorandum of Understanding with King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) On 19 January, the Regional Programme, under the Project on Social Cohesion for the Arab Region, signed a Memora... On 19 January, the Regional Programme, under the Project on Soc...

PSCAR finalizes the methodology note of a Social Cohesion Index (SCI) for the Arab region The Regional Programme, through its project on Social Cohesion, focused its efforts on finalizing the detailed m... The Regional Programme, through its project on Social Cohesion,...

PSCAR signs a Memorandum of Understanding with King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) On 19 January, the Regional Programme, under the Project on Social Cohesion for the Arab Region, signed a Memora... On 19 January, the Regional Programme, under the Project on Soc...

PSCAR finalizes the methodology note of a Social Cohesion Index (SCI) for the Arab region The Regional Programme, through its project on Social Cohesion, focused its efforts on finalizing the detailed m... The Regional Programme, through its project on Social Cohesion,...