The State of Civic Freedoms in North Africa and the Middle East

Access to Associational Rights in Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan, and Kuwait


This report presents findings from an in-depth study, supported by the United States Agency for International Development, that explored the landscape for civic space in five countries. The report aims to provide the necessary data, analysis, and input for governments, CSOs, the private sector, and international organizations, among others, to be able to play a more positive and constructive role in the protection or provision of civic freedoms.