MASAR: Democratic Governance in the Arab World

MASAR is a programme promoted and coordinated by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID). Its objective is to support democratic processes in the beneficiary countries by contributing to modernisation and the strengthening of institutions and key actors in the development of the rule of law.  FIIAPP is collaborating in its development.

Priority attention is being given to gender equality, freedom of the press, reform of prison institutions, respect for human rights, policies for promoting SMEs, modernisation of the judiciary, support to the fight against corruption, and building the capacities of security forces.

For further information:

  • Project data

  • Countries

    Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Mauritania, Palestine, Tunisia, Libya.

  • Sector

    Políticas sociales, libertades y derechos

  • Total budget


  • Financer


  • Collaborating Spanish institution

    Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación - Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional al Desarrollo (AECID)

  • Date

    Start - 01/11/2012
    End - 31/12/2017

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10/09/2015 Encuentro en Madrid a favor de los derechos de las mujeres The conference is being held within the framework of Spanish Cooperation's MASAR Programme, which aims to collaborate in the formulation of institutional, social, and economic policies that strengthen democratic governance in the countries of North... Icono de flecha hacia la derecha
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23/01/2017 Jornadas de Género