Founded in 2003 in Syria, ETCC is a non-profit organization believing in humanity and development towards peaceful relations between all nations. In 2015, ETCC began its work in the United States as defined under Section 501 (c)(3) of the U.S, focusing on the Middle East and North Africa.


Mission & Values: 

To create a culture in the MENA region that is mainly based on the values of citizenship, democracy, peace, and coexistence.



  • Activate the role of civil communities in the MENA region

  • Coordinate between international non profit organizations and civil society activists

  • Work towards promoting a peaceful resolution to the civil war in Syria

  • Prepare human rights and advocacy reports for civil activists and governmental organizations

  • Support and promote gender equality in the Middle East

  • Join activists in global and public movements aimed towards equality

  • Permanently seek sustainable development along with local and regional enhancement

  • Strengthen the interests and goals of the general public

  • Enhance touristic activities, particularly dealing with environmental tourism

  • Create an information bank to provide students and researchers with the latest activities and information

  • Provide training in the fields of development, good governance, social and cultural rights, woman’s and children’s rights, gender equality, and environmental sustainability

  • Provide training for investigative journalists interested in digital media