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20 Apr 2020

Policy Analysis: Water, Migration and Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa

The aim of this undertaking is to develop a paper on water, migration and conflict in the MENA region.  The MENA is a hotspot of intraregional and international migration historically and, more recently, unprecedented levels of conflict-induced displacement. The paper aims to build an evidence-base ...
01 Mar 2020

QUA: Empowering Women to Prevent Violent Extremism in Jordan Under the 1325

As the year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, and two years since the launch of the Jordanian National Action Plan (JONAP) to advance the implementation of the resolution in Jordan, the West Asia-North Africa Institute (WANA) in ...
16 Feb 2020

Towards Social and Economic Inclusion of Young Marginalised Women and People with Disabilities

Through a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project, the WANA Institute will equip 80 young people (ages 22 through 30) across the different governorates with the necessary skills to develop analytical reports and practical solutions for pressing issues that contribute to the social and economic e...
01 Feb 2020

Training for Change: Empowering Civil Society to Advocate Policies

In order for civil society organisations to use their platform to help solve environmental issues, it requires greater efforts in capacitating them with relevant technical and social tools, knowledge, and skills. This two-year, EU funded project aims to build the capacity of 7 chosen Community Based...
01 Nov 2019

Natural Resource Governance in Light of the 2030 Agenda: The case of competition over groundwater in Azraq, Jordan

This project explores the competition over the groundwater available in the region of Azraq, in Eastern Jordan; this is a starting point to assess natural resource governance in light of the 2030 Agenda. The 2030 Agenda with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is built on five core principle...
15 Sep 2019

The Strong Cities Network in Lebanon and Jordan: building local P/CVE capacity in the Middle East through community prevention networks.

The overall goal of this two-year Strong Cities Network (SCN) programme is to ensure Strengthened P/CVE activities coordination and delivery in selected municipalities in Lebanon and Jordan.  The WANA Institute will build the capacity of municipalities and local PVE networks (PNs) in Jordan, build...
01 Mar 2019

Renewable Energy for Refugees (RE4R)

The project aims to answer questions for a baseline evaluation on the social acceptance of the idea of transformative solar projects for governmental hospitals, in light of what other priorities are set by the hospital. This is accomplished through measuring the impact of better and efficient energy...
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