Past Projects

This project plans to discuss and further develop the Amman Principles, help raise awareness of their importance, and advocate for their adoption.

In partnership with Malala Fund and Issam Fares Institute, this project aims to integrate social justice and human security lens into the IMF and the Lebanese Government reform plans, and promote education as a social equalizer.

In partnership with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung’s Regional Gender and Feminism Office, this project involves developing a “Feminist Manifesto” to strengthen the feminist movement in the MENA region.

In partnership with Urgent Action Fund and FEMENA, this project hopes to give a platform for activists to raise their voices and connect with young Afghan students at the American University of Beirut.

In partnership with UNESCO and Issam Fares Institute, this project aims to transform positively the stereotypes of women’s career choices among young women through the wide dissemination of 15 Arab women’s life stories as their role models.

Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship

American University of Beirut


PO Box 11-0236

Riad El Solh, ​1107 2020
Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961-1-350000 EXT. 4469


The Debs Center, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA

Tel: 1-212-583-7600