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Project on Democracy and Human Rights for Teachers and Students in Jordan Valley

Donor: Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs (MOPPA)

Project budget: $58,000

Project duration: October 2009 – September 2010

Project geographic area: Jordan

Objective:

The overall objective of this project is to enhance and spread awareness about democracy and human rights for the youth in local underprivileged communities in Jordan. The specific objectives are:
  • To raise teachers and students awareness about democratic principles and human right.
  • To promote the freedom of expression of teachers and students and create a proper atmosphere of dialogue among them.
  • To allow students to voice out their concerns and interests to strengthen their future participation to the political, social and economic life.
  • To introduce to teachers and students their rights and building their capacity and knowledge to enable them to protect these rights