Regional office in Amman

We established a regional office in Amman, Jordan in September 2011 to facilitate the implementation of the Institute’s cooperation regionally in MENA and to further develop cooperation in the region. The office was formally registered in Jordan as a local branch office in late 2011. Read more about our work in the MENA region.

Staff in Amman

Maha Qashou

Maha Qashou

Senior Program Officer

Phone: +962 65 51 63 64

Maha has a master degree in Global Challenges and Leadership with a focus on human rights based approach from Jordan University. She has worked in development, human rights and humanitarian fields with an extensive experience working in Middle East and North Africa on women’s rights, youth, access to justice, human rights mechanisms and programs. Her experience includes working at OHCHR Regional office in Beirut where she worked on women’s rights, special procedures and UN human rights mechanisms. Also, she worked at Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Jordan and Iraq office with a focus on democratic transition, social justice and human rights. Maha joined Amman office as senior program officer and representative of RWI Amman office(Regional MENA office).


Um Utheina, Ahmad Al Thaher Street, bld. 8, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 852456
111 85 Amman
Phone: +962 (0) 77 99 77 349