Partnerships

In an effort to reach all segments of the Jordanian and Arab society, the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation has established partnerships with the most important cultural, scientific, and educational institutions in Jordan and the Arab world, including:

The Jordanian Ministry of Culture handles all cultural and artistic affairs-related matters in Jordan, as well as ensures cooperation with writers, intellectuals and artists, and supports their activities.

The Arab Science and Technology Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization, working regionally and internationally. Scientists and researchers from inside and outside the Arab world contributed to its establishment, along with a number of representatives of Arab and international scientific centers.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in order to strengthen and enable future generations to create sustainable solutions to facilitate knowledge sharing and research in the Arab world.

Founded by Emirati poet Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais as a permanent award on December 17, 1987, the Foundation bears his name and enjoys an independent status, enabling it to honor Arab writers and intellectuals.

The Ministry of Education is a Jordanian government authority, responsible for the regulation of the elementary, primary and secondary education system in Jordan. It was first established under the name of “Ma’aref” in 1921, prior to becoming the Ministry of Education in 1956.

The University of Jordan was the first university to be established in Jordan.  It is an academic and research center that aims at providing students with elite education and knowledge, while offering 3,500 research subjects, taught in 18 different colleges.   

The Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage was established in the UAE, in 1991, to serve as a scientific charitable organization of public interest, in charge of culture and heritage affairs.

The Arab Thought Forum is an independent, intellectual pan-Arab non-governmental organization, established in 1981 in the wake of the launch of the Arab Summit XI. An initiative launched by Arab intellectuals and decision makers, led by His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal, President and Patron of the Forum.

The “Watar” Association for Culture and Information is a non-profit, non-governmental youth organization, founded in 2013 by a young Palestinian group aspiring to pioneer community development to ensure the advancement of the nation and its citizen, culturally and socially.

The Haya Cultural Center is a charitable organization, aimed at developing the children’s artistic and cultural abilities and skills in Jordan, as well as promoting and investing their talents in the best possible way.

The Royal Film Commission is a leading Jordanian institution, aimed at developing an internationally-competitive Jordanian film industry.

The Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils is a Khartoum-based, Arab diplomatic organization, in charge of coordinating efforts and exchanging experiences among various Arab scientific research authorities and centers.

The Noor Al-Hussein Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, aimed at developing poor and disadvantaged communities, by creating economic opportunities, developing skills and self-reliance capacities, as well as improving livelihoods through the projects it carries out in this respect.

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was established in 1946, as a result of an unanimous vote at the very first session of the United Nations General Assembly. It is the driving force that helps build a world in which the rights of every child are fulfilled and realized.

The Centre for Arab Unity Studies is a non-governmental, notarial institution, which tackles Arab issues, and presents solutions thereto, through holding seminars, conferences and special studies on Arabs and the challenges facing them. It focuses on the development of political, economic, developmental, educational, intellectual and philosophical studies.

The Dubai Municipality is one of the largest governmental institutions in the UAE, in terms of the services it provides and the projects and works it undertakes. It is, therefore, deemed as the leading and driving institution ensuring the growth and development of the Emirate of Dubai.

The Royal Library of Alexandria reestablish in 2002 to regain its old place in history. It constitutes a huge cultural complex, where art meets history, philosophy and sciences. Hence, various activities offered to the public have also made it a place for open discussion, dialogue and understanding.

Al-Saeed Foundation for Science and Culture is a Yemeni scientific and cultural foundation, established in 1996 in Taiz. It is in charge of encouraging and promoting serious scientific research, provided that it leads to increased knowledge and yields practical benefits. It also contributes to the graduation and development of a generation of scientists, experts and specialists in the fields of basic, applied, technological and developmental natural sciences.

The International Studies Association, headed by Professor Rashid Idris, aims at clarifying visions, and monitoring proposals and ideas that would promote the concept of integration among countries. It publishes the "International Studies" magazine, and occupies a prominent position in the national and international media and cultural landscape.

  • The Aseelah International Cultural Forum

The Aseelah International Cultural Forum is a cultural forum and platform, where the thought, art, culture and political elite figures meet and discuss outstanding intellectual and cultural issues pacifically.

The National Council for Scientific Research was established in Lebanon, in 1962, with the aim of developing and directing scientific research towards meeting the nation’s various needs and promoting its development, through the formulation and implementation of a national scientific policy.

 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences is a non-profit, non-government scientific center in Kuwait, supporting the progress and advancement of science and technology. It was established in 1976 by an Amiri Decree, and is currently chaired by His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait. The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences aims at stimulating creative initiatives, and promoting the building of a firm scientific and technological base, while creating a healthy environment that would encourage progress and innovation.  In this respect, current projects aim at enhancing the public awareness of sciences, creating an enabling environment for innovation, and strengthening the public and private sectors’ research capabilities and skills as well.

The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research aims at carrying out scientific research and Kuwaiti industry-related studies, as well as studying existing natural, water and energy resources, and improving agricultural exploitation and water resources development techniques. It encourages the children of Kuwait to conduct scientific research, as well as to develop their research spirit.

The Kuwait Water Association is a non-profit association, which was established in 2012 to strengthen awareness and scientific efforts exerted towards rationalizing water consumption and preserving its sources, as well as carrying out development services and projects, and encouraging environmental research that would ultimately strive to preserve water resources.