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Civil Society: All Countries (Type: Centers and Journals)

Egypt - Social Research Center [English].
The Social Research Center at the American University in Cairo conducts multidisciplinary social science research in Egypt and the Arab region and assists graduate students, scholars, and organizations engaged in social science research in the region.
 
Jordan - King Hussein Foundation Information and Research Center [English].
The IRC was Launched in 1996 as part of the National Task Force for Children with the mission of improving the well-being of children, youth, women and families by providing multidisciplinary research and analysis to practitioners, policy makers and advocates in Jordan and the Middle East to enable effective socio-economic planning and decision making.
 
Lebanon - Center for Sponsored Research and Development [English].
The Center for Sponsored Research and Development (CSRD) is a semi-autonomous interdepartmental unit of the Lebanese American University. It is responsible for the coordination and management of all sponsored research and development projects undertaken by the University. It enjoys the advice and counsel of an independent Advisory Board made up of business and community leaders.
 
Lebanon - CRTDA - Majal newsletter [Arabic].
MAJAL- electronic newsletter monitoring Non-Governmental Organizations in Lebanon. Majal is issued by the information unit of the Collective for Research and Training on Development - ACTION (CRTDA).
 
Lebanon - Lebanese Information Center [English].
The Lebanese Information Center (LIC) is an independent, non-profit Research Institute committed to providing information about Lebanon and its people for individuals and institutions.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Bisan Center for Research & Development [English].
Bisan is an independent non-profit organization, which pursues a comprehensive approach to community development in Palestine, using research and training as an integral part of this approach.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Friedrich Eburt Stiftung Organization: Palestine Office [English][Arabic].
The Friedrich Eburt Stiftung Organization's work in the Palestinian Territories contributes to the national efforts of the democratization and rule of law of the Palestinian institutions.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Jerusalem Media and Communication Centre [English][Arabic].
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Ma'an Development Center [English].
Ma'an Center is an independent Palestinian development and training institution established in 1989.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestine Media Center [English][Arabic].
The Palestine Media Center (PMC) aims to provide a reliable and professional media source that will cater the media with accurate, timely and informative news relevant to the Palestinian reality.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs [English].
PASSIA is an Arab non-profit institution located in Jerusalem/Al-Quds with a financially and legally independent status. It is not affiliated with any government, political party or organization. PASSIA seeks to present the Palestinian Question in its national, Arab and international contexts through academic research, dialogue and publication.
 
Somalia - Institute for Practical Research and Training [English].
The Institute for Practical Research and Training (IPRT) is a non-profit, independent research, and training educational institute. IPRT operates an independent research center where Somali and non-Somali scholars conduct research on selected post-war reconstruction issues.
 
Sudan - Sudanese Media Center [English][Arabic].
 
Yemen - American Institute for Yemeni Studies [English].
The American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS) is the only American interdisciplinary academic organization active on the Arabian peninsula. On this site you will find information concerning AIYS programs such as fellowships, publications, and scholarly research support, guidelines for scholars who wish to do research in Yemen and assorted other administrative information.
 
Yemen - Economic Media and Studies Center [Arabic].
Economic Media and Studies Center is a Yemeni civil society organization specialized in media and economic studies, that was founded in August 2008. The Center seeks to a successful and transparent economic system through raising awareness, enhancing transparency level and increasing citizen participation in decision-making.
 
Yemen - Friedrich Eburt Stiftung Organization: Yemen Office [English].
The Sana'a office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation aims at providing a modest contribution towards the achievement of the priorities of Yemen's modernization and stabilization.
 
GCC - Gulf Institute  [English].
The Institute for Gulf Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan organization, based in Washington, DC, that offers information about the Gulf region and produces analyses of Gulf politics and international relations. 
 
International - Dissident Voice  [English].
Dissident Voice is an internet newsletter dedicated to challenging the distortions and lies of the corporate press and the privileged classes it serves. The goal of Dissident Voice is to provide hard hitting, thought provoking and even entertaining news and commentaries on politics and culture that can serve as ammunition in struggles for peace and social justice. 
 
International - International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law [English].
The IJNL is a quarterly publication of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law that addresses legal topics as well as social, cultural, political and economic issues affecting the legal environment.
 
International - International NGO Training and Research Centre [English].
INTRAC is a non-profit organization working in the international development and relief sector.It supports NGOs and CSOs around the world by helping to explore policy issues and by strenghtening management and organisational effectiveness.
 
International - International Politics and Society [English].
The English language publication of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation with focus on a number of issues of social democracy, global governance, development policy, human rights, environment, gender, and others.
 
International - London School of Economics and Political Science - Centre for Civil Society [English].
The Center seeks to improve understanding of the whole set of organizations located between the market, the state and the family-institutions that are variously referred to as non-governmental, voluntary, or non-profit organizations, foundations and social enterprises.
 
International - Reporters without Borders - Press Freedom Annual Report [English][Arabic].
The annual report without Borders gives an worldwide overview of the state of press freedom or lack of it and reports on the difficult work environment of journalists around the world and the hardship and repressive treatment they face.
 
Middle East - Middle East Information Center  [English].
Middle East Information Center’s mission is to collect information to better understand the Middle East including conflicts, geopolitics, and cultures. 
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Yemen - High Authority forTender Control [English][Arabic]
 
Qatar - National Committee for Integrity and Transparency
 
Morocco - Ministry for Public Sector Modernization [English][Arabic]