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Tag Archive: Arab Human Rights Fund

July 6, 2015

Strengthening Civil Society’s Resilience in Closing Space through Sustainable, Flexible Funding

By Samar Haidar, Executive Director at Arab Human Rights Fund

This post originally appeared on Alliance Magazine’s blog. Space for civil society has been closing around the globe, with a noticeable rise in restrictive laws and pushback by state and non-state actors. In mid-June, Ariadne, the European Foundation Centre, and the International Human Rights Funders Group convened an international group of funders for a two-day workshop to… Read more

December 6, 2012

Reflections from Johannesburg: Social Justice Philanthropy

By Dr. Elie Abouaoun, Executive Director at Arab Human Rights Fund

I attended a meeting convened by Trust Africa, the Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP) Working Group and the African Grantmakers Network, in collaboration with the Global Fund for Community Foundations and the Arab Foundations Forum, in Johannesburg in October 2012. The conference explored a framework to develop and deepen work on social justice… Read more

May 21, 2012

The Learning Visit to the Arab Region from an Arab Perspective

By Dr. Elie Abouaoun, Executive Director at Arab Human Rights Fund

Almost two weeks ago, a group of funders successfully concluded the “Funder Learning Visit to the Arab Region” (Tunis, May 8-10) organized by the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) and Ariadne- European Human Rights Funders Network. The visit took place during a critical and historical time for the Arab region. Currently, at least one… Read more