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Human Rights Organizations

Partnership Center for Democracy
Establishment Date: 2009
Goals: - Training in business and public life
- Awareness campaigns and guidance for citizens.
- Rehabilitation of communication media by experts.
Arab Non-violence Society
Establishment Date: 2008
Goals: Spreading the culture of non-violence and promote the principles and values, and the definition of covenants and relevant international conventions and highlight the heavenly teachings in this regard.
Promote the policy of non-violence among individuals and contribute to the defense of human rights and freedoms protected.
Emphasis on the concepts of non-violence and developed in the light of the development of knowledge and awareness of the growth of data and practical experience.
Cooperation and coordination with human rights organizations in Jordan and the Arab world, and the world, including contributing to the promotion of a culture of non-violence in general.
The National Society of Consumer Protection
Establishment Date: 1989
Goals: Identifying the problems of the consumer through the different fields of scientific studies on various aspects of life and living conditions of the consumer, developing public awareness of various classes of consumers using available media in coordination with the public and private bodies, combating fraud and higher prices for goods and services and the prevention of monopoly so as to provide consumers with alternative commodities and qualities suitable for human consumption and prices in line with their purchasing power, listening to them and providing them with all the accurate information about goods and services offered for trading, protecting consumers׳ interests and representing them in official, private and judiciary bodies. Forming field work groups, issuing, specialised and regular publications, in addition to using different communication tools to create awareness among the public, and coordinating with concerned Arab and international organisations in accordance to their laws.
Friends of the Jordanian Parliament Association
Establishment Date: 2015
Goals: - Combating corruption to enhance transparency, oversight and accountability
- Elections and promotion of the principles of integrity and transparency according to international standards in the elections and the promotion of participation in them
Democracy improvement association
Establishment Date: 2004
Goals: Insure the sustainability of the democratic approach, encourage any creativity that seeks the development of democracy, support new ideas work on insuring freedoms and human rights, review institutions’ regulations to insure that it follow democratic leads, and support women in the community and treat them as partners in social development.
National Law Center- Jordan
Establishment Date: 1972
Goals: A law firm which focuses on financial and trade issues in the middle east area beside some offices in north Africa. The list of clients include governmental institutions, companies with multiple nationalities, industries, money accounts, businessmen, non-governmental organizations, main services providers, and think tanks.
(Arab World Center for Democratic Development (UNIHRD
Establishment Date: 2010
Goals: Enhance and develop the concepts on democracy, human rights, and sustainable development. Promote the importance of human rights on the international levels. Enhance the concepts of economic, social, cultural rights, and the right of environment. Encourage the endorsement and enforcement of international human rights declarations. Acknowledge the national, regional, and international guaranties to enforce and protect the rights. Promote the equality and resent different types of discrimination. Promote the concepts of transparency and effective management. Encourage communication with concerned local, regional, and international organizations and institutions based on harmony mechanisms as the most important one is the networking, especially with Iraqi organizations.
Social Security retirees Society
Establishment Date: 2009
Goals: Enhancing the socio-economical life for the retirees, while raising their awareness toward knowing their rights, at the same time the society taking in its responsibilities to establish a new project for the retirees benefits and the local community.
Friends of Arab Institute in Jerusalem Society
Establishment Date: 1980
Goals: Supporting the Arab institute (Jordan-Kuwait) in Jerusalem.
Jordanian Roads Society
Establishment Date: 1972
Goals: Improving and upgrading roads and means of transportation in Jordan, contributing to the development and improvement of laws and regulations related to roads, taking care of the interests of all individuals, organisations, and institutions that are related to the establishment of roads, contributing to the research in all matters concerned with roads and transport, while working to establish the rules of road safety as well as working on information dissemination and cooperation with relevant authorities, following up on the scientific progress and developments of design methods and construction, and exchanging technical information related to road and transportation.
Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists
Establishment Date: 1998
Goals: Enhancing democracy and the reform process, defending the freedom of media experts and their security, facing violations they encounter and developing the skills of media practitioners, empowering media practitioners to access information and involving them in defending democracy and human rights, contributing to the development and modernisation of legislation that support media freedom, and creating contact with media practitioners in the Arab world and abroad.
Jordan Labor Watch
Establishment Date: 2009
Goals: Monitoring the status of labor and trade movements in Jordan, lobbying for the development of labor legislation in cooperation with the concerned parties and in accordance to the international labor standards, contributing to the development of work conditions in Jordan, following up on workers' protests and analyzing them from economic, social and political frameworks, publishing reports on the status of laborers in Jordan, to raise awareness among workers themselves, facilitating the exchange of expertise in trade unions among other Arab and foreign countries to benefit from their experiences.
Community Media Network
Establishment Date: 2007
Goals: Supporting the media culture in the Arab world and educating Jordanian citizens about the role of media in development, training in the field of community and electronic media, supporting local Jordanian radio stations and supporting educational media in Palestine.
The National Society for Freedom and Democracy
Establishment Date: 1993
Goals: Ensuring the continuity of the democratic approach and entrenching it in the behavior of citizens through raising democratic awareness and enhancing, implementing and exercising the concept of democracy in all institutions, fields and with all individuals, so Jordanians enjoy freedom, equity, justice and security, ensuring freedoms and political, environmental and social human rights, and calling for the implementation of principles of democracy, freedom and equity in the Jordanian Constitution and the National Charter.
The National Center for Human Rights
Establishment Date: 2002
Goals: Protect and promote the principles of human rights and public freedoms in the Kingdom and to promote the principles of human rights in the Kingdom, inspired by the tolerant message of Islam, the values of the Arab and Islamic heritage, the rights enshrined in the Constitution, the principles of the Constitution, Human rights in the Kingdom at the levels of thought and practice.
Non-discrimination among citizens on the grounds of race, language, religion or gender, and the promotion of the democratic approach in the Kingdom to create an integrated and balanced model based on the promotion of freedoms and ensure political pluralism and respect for the rule of law; Arab and international political pluralism on human rights, and follow up developments in national legislation related to human rights and work to develop them in line with the international conventions and standards that Jordan has committed to.
The Lands and Human Association to Advocate Progress
Establishment Date: 2000
Goals: Enhancing social and economic conditions of local communities, and assisting them to better understand local issues, determining priorities and obstacles related to work and find appropriate solutions, establishing a rural centre provide training, consultations technical services and management skills that enable local communities to manage natural resources and improve environment segments and exchanging local and international expertise, writing proposals and empowering local communities.
Methaq Center for Development and Human Rights
Establishment Date: 2010
Goals: Spreading and expanding the concepts of Civil and political rights, social, economic and cultural rights and their freedoms according to international standards. Pursuing to enhance and protect human rights, ensuring of their implementation and addressing the violations. Insure all the humanitarian and legal aid by cooperation with local and international organizations. In addition, working to enhance the democratic approach, good governance and sustainable development in the local society
Legal Aid-Jordan
Establishment Date: 2008
Goals: Legal Aid is a human rights association working with individuals and companies to ensure that human rights are made a reality for everyone in Jordan. Legal Aid works to legally empower the poor, and to encourage corporate social responsibility among the private sector.
TAMKEEN for Legal Aid and Human Rights
Establishment Date: 2007
Goals: Enhancing human rights practices and basic freedoms for all segments of society, especially the marginalised ones such as women, children, refugees, workers, persons with disabilities and others in line with the national legislations and international charters, seeking to achieve this objective through providing services and legal consultations for those who are in need and enabling them and acquainting them with their rights and duties and providing them with specialized programs in the field of human rights.
Mizan - Law Group for Human Rights
Establishment Date: 1998
Goals: Supporting and enhancing human rights and respecting them, while studying and revising legislations related to human rights to provide more assurances to individuals and raise awareness among them, and entrenching the concept of human rights everywhere in a manner that safeguards the dignity of mankind.
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