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AFAN Research Program on the Right of Peaceful Assembly, including Protests, Demonstrations, and Public Gatherings

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The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the availability of research grants of up to $5,000 USD for the preparation of research papers summarizing and analyzing the laws in the region governing of the right to peaceful assembly, including laws governing public protests, gatherings, and demonstrations. A successful application will outline a project to obtain the laws governing freedom of assembly and peaceful protest, including public gatherings and demonstrations in one or more countries in the MENA region, and then analyze these laws. The paper could:

  • identify best practices in the region;
  • identify restrictive trends in the region; or
  • provide recommendations to improve the laws in the region governing freedom of peaceful assembly, protests, demonstrations, or public gatherings.

This is a non-exhaustive illustrative list. You are welcome and encouraged to propose other innovative research types of projects relevant to advancing the freedom of peaceful assembly.

Proposals will be reviewed and considered upon submission, but in no event should proposals be submitted later than June 24, 2013. All research should be completed by July 31, 2013 and the final paper submitted by August 30, 2013. All completed research will be published online and be made available to the public via ICNL’s Arab Freedom of Association Network web portal.

Apply online now or contact Lana Marouf of ICNL LLC by email at lmarouf@icnl.org for more information. Please note that all applications must be submitted online. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.