Health is a cornerstone of individual and societal development and must be safeguarded and afforded equitably to all.
Loss of work or income, even temporarily, can for some mean the difference between development and regression, life and death.
Vulnerabilities can be inherited or circumstantial. They create inequalities that can be mitigated or exacerbated through policy.
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Hub launches Campaign: 26 Days of Activism for Social Protection
Arab Reform Initiative (ARI) and Sharq.Org launch a new campaign to enhance awareness, visibility and collaboration around issues and challenges related to social protection.
Demystifying the response mechanisms to the pandemic in Lebanon
A video recorded interview with Wassim Maktabi of The Policy Initiative about the findings laid out in their latest paper.
Highlighting the magnitude of COVID-19 related deaths in Tunisia
This report, complemented by five graphs, highlights the number of deaths, tests and hospital beds used and available, compared to global, Arab region and Africa figures.
Access to vaccines in the Arab region: What do we know?
In this 80 minute webinar, the speakers cover a range of topics and address a number of questions related to vaccine politics and access in the region.
Hub Founding Partners
Arab Reform Initiative
ARI is an independent Arab think tank working with expert partners in the Middle East and North Africa and beyond to articulate a home-grown agenda for democratic change.
Spreading the Word
Transnational media outlets Daraj, Inkyfada and Mada Masr joined the Hub in 2020 as founding media partners. Sharq.Org joined in 2022 as a communication partner.
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Growing the Knowledge Base
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, The Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights, Phenix Center For Economics And Informatics Studies, and the Policy Initiative.
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Supporting the Hub
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