Al Waqa for Community Development is our newest partner in Jordan, an independent not-for-profit corporation, based in Amman, developing the first independent rights-based centre in Jordan. It opened its doors in September 2011.
Read about what we are doing today, on the ground in Palestine, Jordan and Israel, as well as in North America.
CJN, 2 August, 2013
By Janice Arnold
The International Community Action Network (ICAN) was founded as the McGill Middle East Program (MMEP)in 1997, committed to the belief that the reduction of inequality and the promotion of civil society and social justice are intricately related to peace building and security.
These eleven RBCP centres have been developed in cooperation with ICAN's Palestinian, Israeli, and Jordanian partners. Established in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the three countries, the centres are autonomous while they function under a shared conceptual umbrella.
The International Community Action Network (ICAN), formerly known as the McGill Middle East Program (MMEP), is committed to the belief that social justice is the most reliable foundation for strong, healthy societies.