Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights was created in early 2005 as a non-profit, non-partisan civil society organization, then the Foundation reconciled with the Non-Governmental Associations and Institutions Law No. 84/2002 in 2008, and was registered at the Ministry of Social Solidarity under the number 3166/2008 amended to 7829/2010. Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights has the special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, the Foundation has been holding the position of the head of Egyptian National Network of the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures since June 2013 and is expected to complete its mandate in June 2017, the Foundation is also a member of many networks and coalitions on the international, regional and local level.
A society that respects the principles of human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights enshrined in international conventions ratified by Egypt. Respecting the rules of justice and the rule of law, democracy and good governance based on participation, transparency, accountability and standards of free and fair elections. Society prevailed by social peace and enjoys high rates of just development that protects the rights of marginalized groups.
Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights seeks to utilize a human-based approach, mechanisms and tools to promote the values and practices of social peace, development, democracy and good governance.
The Main Working Programs
- Decentralization and Good Local Governance Program
- Elections and Supporting Democracy Program
- Social Peace and the Development of Marginalized Groups Program
- International Mechanisms to Protect Human Rights Program