Campaigning for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights, Democracy, the Rule of Law and International Justice
Partners and Donors
The NPWJ MENA democracy program is implemented through multiple-donor and regional and national partners.
NPWJ’s local partners include the “Al-Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center” (Tunisia), the Syrian human rights organisations "Dawlaty" and "The Day After", the Sisters’ Arab Forum for Human Rights in Yemen, the Organization for Civil Action (OPAC) in Lebanon, the Arab World Centre for Democracy Development & Human Rights “United for Human Rights and Democracy” (UniHrd) in Jordan, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies in Egypt, the Moroccan Organisation for Human Rights in Morocco, Arab Democracy Foundation (ADF) and the Qatari National Human Rights Committee, involving other governments and non-state actors from the Region, the EU, and other international partners including in particular the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), the Forum for the Future, and United Nations agencies.
Current funding is generously provided by the US Department of State (Department of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor), the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the government of Netherlands and UNDP. Past donors include the Government of Italy, through IDEA, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF).
The Democracy Assistance Dialogue (DAD) initiative has been implemented together with the Governments of Italy,Turkey and Yemen, together with the non-governmental partners Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV, Turkey) and the Human Rights Information and Training Centre (HRITC, Yemen).