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Amman Center for Human Rights Studies

National Network: 
Jordan
Address: 
Abdali, Al Sharaf building 4th floorP.O.Box 212524 Amman 11121 Jordan
Amman Jordan 11121
Jordan
Telephone: 
00962-6-4655043
Fax: 
00962-6-4655043
E-Mail (2): 
E-Mail (3): 
Mobile Phone: 
0795151590
Organisation Type: 
Individual Person
Year of Establishment: 
1999
General Information: 

ACHRS has only one office; based in Amman, Jordan. ACHRS has two governing structures; the Board of Trustees and the Scientific Council. The director of the centre is responsible for the day-to-day running of the centre and is assisted by a team of eight permanent members of staff and several interns

Mission and Objectives: 

ACHRS is an independent, regional, scientific, advocacy center for studies, research and training on issues of human rights and democracy. In pursuit of contributing to the dissemination of a culture of human rights, our work and activities aim at strengthening civil society in Jordan and in the Arab World, and at inducing change to the general level of awareness and sensibility towards issues of human rights and democracy

Main Projects / Activities: 

Currently ACHRS is developing several projects related to women leadership, rights of migrant workers in Jordan, monitoring of elections in different countries within the Arab World . Moreover ACHRS is permanently conducting research studies about the death penalty in the Arab World and Academic Freedom in Jordanian universities.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

ACHRS is a human rights organization which has been carrying out activites in Jordan and the Arab World since 1999. This expertise can be an asset to spread the missions and objectives of the Network within Jordan and abroad.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

ACHRS is willing to cooperate with ALF network in order to spread its objectives and activities along the Mediterranean countries.