About

Al Hayat Center is a Jordanian civil society organization that is independent, non-governmental and non-profit. Established in 2006 by the efforts of a group of young Jordanian civil activists, Al Hayat Center aims to enhance democracy and public participation in Jordan within the framework of democratic principles, human rights and the rule of law. Al Hayat does this by raising public awareness on the civil values of justice, equality, freedom, participation and acceptance. Al Hayat Center believes that in order to strengthen a democratic society, all social and political actors should collaboratively engage in a constructive array of projects to fairly address the various the country’s diverse developmental needs.

Our Programs

  • "RASED" / Accountability Monitoring

    RASED ("The Monitor") is based on the idea that citizens have the right and the responsibility to monitor their governm...

  • “MUSHARAKA” / Participation

    Al-Hayat Center believes that political awareness and participation are essential to a successful democratic society. T...

  • "DEFAA" / Human Rights Defense

    Al Hayat Center equips core teams of university students and human rights defenders with knowledge, tools, and skills t...

  • Local Governance

    Al-Hayat Center's Local Governance program aims to improve government decentralization, and develop the leadership of l...

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