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Comprehensive Guide to Civil Society Organizations in Jordan

The Comprehensive Guide to Civil Society Organizations in Jordan is a joint effort between the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies and the Friedrech-Ebert-Stiftungto attempt to present an inclusive database for civil activists in the public life of Jordan. The Guide presents a list of different Jordanian civil society organizations, in addition to foreign organizations working in the kingdom.

 

The Organizations included in the Guide are classified according to their goals and scope of work, the categories being as follows; employer unions and their societies, chambers of commerce and industry, trade unions and professional associations, organizations for individuals having disabilities,environmental organizations, cultural and scientific organizations, youth and sport clubs, health care organizations, child and orphans care, women organizations, and multipurpose societies, in addition to organizations that are concerned with community protection and development as well as human rights, and foreign organizations.

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Experts Society of Income and Sales Tax
Establishment Date: 2011
Goals: The Society of Income and Sales Tax Experts seeks to cooperate with the relevant authorities and urge them to issue laws and legislations that regulate and develop the tax expertise, and establish rules that govern the performance and professional behavior of employees in this field in a manner that protects all rights of the parties, treasury, citizen or tax expert
Zarqa Association for Environment and Sustainable Development
Establishment Date: 2014
Goals: -Spreading environmental awareness, building capabilities and combating behaviours harmful to the environment through education, media and social work, and implementing training programs for the environment.
-Cooperation from regional, national and international institutions to protect the environment and exchange experiences.
-Implement environmental projects to meet the needs of local communities and solve their problems.
- Contributing to increasing green areas and combating desertification.
Environment Improvement Society
Establishment Date: 2015
Goals: environment protection
Jordanian Bird Watch Association
Establishment Date: 2014
Goals: -Biodiversity, environmental education and nature and wildlife conservation.
-Encourage bird watching as part of ecotourism.
-Training of bird-watching teams.
Water Users and Environmental Protection Society
Establishment Date: 2016
Goals: -water treatment.
- environment protection.
Ma'an Youth Association for Environmental Protection
Establishment Date: 2014
Goals: - environment protection.
-Holding training courses for environmental learning and biodiversity.
-The Management of small projects.
East Amman Environmental Protection Society
Establishment Date: 2014
Goals: environment protection.
Green Generation Environmental Association
Establishment Date: 2014
Goals: -Increase environmental awareness.
-Create a generation of young people with environmental leadership.
-Focus on climate change issues.
Association for Climate Change and Environmental Protection of Jordan
Establishment Date: 2014
Goals: -Educating people about the dangers of climate change and its effects on the environment and the human being, using all available methods of awareness.
-Encouraging the community to use alternative energy such as wind energy.
Jordanian Association for the Development and Development of Natural Resources
Establishment Date: 2003
Goals: We work to shed light on natural resources, whether mineral or human resources.