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Projects

01 Sep 2018

Human Security in Action

The WANA Institute will produce ten short videos featuring a broad range of local human security actors. Various topics will include political participation, youth development, women empowerment, employment, education, urban planning, water security, and food security in Jordan. The videos will be d...
01 Sep 2017

Enabling Communities for Climate Change Adaptation Planning: Understanding Gender Roles

This project aims to empower local communities in three governorates to design local climate change adaptation plans. It will also provide a platform for local communities to share these climate change adaptation plans with relevant ministries and municipal councils. The effects of climate change on...
01 Jun 2017

Impact Study of Migrant Labour Integration in Egypt

To produce an Egypt case study on migrant formal labour market integration scenarios with modelling evidence on the impact of integration on the host state economy.
01 Jan 2017

Sustainable Development Goals: Jordan and Beyond

The project will provide a framework within which key policy makers can better understand the process of reaching the SDGs, situate them within broader environmental projects already in place and develop roadmaps for conceptualising how they are to be achieved.
01 Sep 2016

Effective Human Security Approaches

This project will work with various stakeholders to develop a Theory of Change for human security efforts that better responds to the emergent threat of violent extremism in Jordan, Lebanon, and Tunisia.
01 Sep 2016

Measuring the Impact of Refugee Economic Empowerment

To study the actual impact of refugee labour market integration and compare it with projections of the hypothetical impact of alternative policy paths.
01 Feb 2016

Countering Violent Extremism

To develop an empirical research base on the drivers of violent radicalisation in the WANA region and policy recommendations for more effective human security and counter-extremism programming.
01 Jan 2016

Zakat for Humanitarian Aid and Development

Viable pathways for mobilizing and operationalising zakat for the purposes of development and humanitarian assistance are elaborated and endorsed.
01 Jul 2015

Out of the Middle Income Trap

Evidence on the drivers and opportunity cost of educated outmigration, low female labour force participation and weak private sector growth, and how it influences the policy discourse at the government and multilateral levels.
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