ANSA-Arab World (ANSA-AW) launched

The Affiliated Network for Social Accountability - Arab World (ANSA-AW) was launched last Thursday in Rabat, with the presence of seven Arab countries' representatives including Yemen.

The ANSA is a global initiative, sponsored by the World Bank, aimed at promoting and sustaining concepts and activities of social accountability in many countries. In 2006, the network was established in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and East Asia Pacific.

Recently, the initiative has widened its activities to include seven Arab Countries. It currently plans to urge other Arab countries to take part in the initiative.

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