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MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights

Member since 13.07.2015



Mission and objectives

MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights was created in 2005 as a non-partisan, non-profit civil society organisation. It is currently the head of network of the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures since June 2013. The Foundation is also a member of a group of important local, regional and international networks and coalitions.

MAAT is a community where civil, political, economic, social and cultural human rights stipulated in the international conventions ratified by Egypt are respected and where the justice rules, rule of law, democracy and good governance based on participation, accountability and accountability are appreciated. Furthermore, it is a social peace community that has high and equal development rates considering the needs and rights of the marginalized groups.

MAAT Foundation seeks to utilize the human right approach, its mechanisms and tools in promoting the values and practices for social peace, development, democracy and good governance. Its works fields are: Decentralization and Good Local Governance, Elections and Democracy Support; Social Peace and Marginalized Groups Development; and International Mechanisms to Protect Human Rights.

MAAT works on violence and civil rights and political life at Euro-Mediterranean level. Their target groups are youth, women's entrepreneurs and employed women with more than 10 years of specific work experience.


Address : 148, Masr Helwan El Zyraei Rd, El Matbaa Sq, Hadayeq El Maadi, 4th Floor, No 41, 490 ,Egypt
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Center for Research in Applied Economics for Development-CREAD
International Alliance of Women (IAW)
Libyan Women's Union – Tripoli
Seed of Peace - Oran
Le chemin de la dignité
University of Manouba Tunisia
Association des Femmes Tunisiennes pour la Recherche sur le Développement (AFTURD)
Tunisie pionnieres
TAMETTUT - Amazigh Women's Association for Culture and Development
Association pour le Droit à la Différence (ADD)
Tafoukt Souss Association for Women Development
Organization of Backing Liberal and Social Development (OBLSD)
ISIS Center for Women and Development
Socio-cultural centre for women in action
Rede Portuguesa de Jovens para a Igualdade de Oportunidades entre Mulheres e Homens
Committee for the Follow-Up on women' s Issues (CFUWI)
Office for Gender Equality
The Lebanese Association of Women Researchers - Bahithat
Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
Association Marocaine des Femmes Progressistes (AMFP)
Women'  s Alliance for Virtual Exchange (WAVE)
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah)
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Bint Bladi Association
Creativity Center for Citizenship and Democracy
Infakto Research Workshop
Youth Today Association for Development
Hope Village Society (HVS)
Amal Association for the family and the child
El Watan
SEMNID Association for Social Development
Forum de Femmes Méditerranée (FFM)
Sawa Organization - All Women Together Today and Tomorrow
Kayan Feminist Organization

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