Hivos West Asia

West Asia

2014 Annual Report

The Annual Report and Annual Accounts show how Hivos gave shape to its ideals from Nairobi to The Hague, and from Bolivia to Jakarta.


Grants Applications

Hivos manages several thematic funds. Most of the thematic funds have their own specific application guidelines and/or formats that you can find on their websites. The thematic funds are listed by region.

Knowledge Programme

The platform for knowledge development on issues imperative to the global development sector.


Portraits in Courage

Stories of brave, determined activists who fight for MENA women’s empowerment and influence. Their dream is a just, democratic and equal society in their countries.

Facts & Figures

West Asia

Total liability € 7.6 million

Number of countries 3

Number of partner organisations 47


West Asia

Today marks the UN International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women, an opportunity for civil society organisations and political activists to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls around the world.

Bassel Khartabil, in Undiscloed Location, May Face Death Sentence

Hivos is appalled at the events in Paris that claimed many lives of innocent civilians. IS claimed responsibility for the attacks, which were carried out mostly by French citizens. Almost immediately after this horrific violence was wreaked particularly on places of entertainment, calls for drastic measures resounded from every corner, such as closing borders or wiping IS 'off the face of the earth'.