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ICAN's Jordanian Partners

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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.

In the Media

Read about what we are doing today, on the ground in Palestine, Jordan and Israel, as well as in North America.


ICAN Alumnae back in Montreal speak to the CJN about the impact of the ICAN McGill program on their lives

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Arab and Jewish Women are Peace Envoys for McGill Program 

CJN, 2 August, 2013

By Janice Arnold


About ICAN

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.

Rights-based Community Practice (RBCP) Centres

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

About ICAN's MSW Fellowship

ICAN’s 2014-2016 Fellows. From left. Back row: Baheej Nasassra, Anwar AlH’jooj, Amal ElSana AlH’jooj (Fellowship co-coordinator, ’00 Alumna), Tahany Okby, Ibtisam Khasawneh. Middle row: Kifah Baniowda, Amit Kitain, Nuha Dwaikat Shaer (Fellowship co-cordinator, ’09 Alumna), Shirly Karavani. Front row: Irit Ben Porat, Adnan Mahameed.


ICAN - International Community Action Network

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.