Technical Secretariat


Arab Administrative Development Organization

The Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) was established in 1961 as a specialized organization affiliated with of the League of Arab States t to be responsible for the administrative development in the Arab region. As stated in its Agreement, the mission of ARADO is to contribute to the achievement of administrative development in the Arab countries so as to serve the issues of comprehensive development. Over the history of ARADO, it has mainly strived to meet Pan-Arab needs in the field of administrative development and reform, taking into account the importance of an even delivery of services related to those needs in all member states; this would ensure an equal distribution of the same adherence to objective and professional standards, efficiency and excellence in all activities performed and services provided, in programs, seminars, meetings and publications. In its endeavor to fulfill this sublime mission, ARADO has been exerting efforts and offering services and programs to the governments of its 20 member states. The scope of ARADO services also includes public and private institutions involved in administrative development in Arab countries.

About the Award

The Award aims to honor and encourage the outstanding researchers through selecting the best doctoral dissertation in the field of administrative sciences in order to develop theoretical and empirical knowledge in management and administrative development in the Arab world. Sharjah Government, Sharjah University and the Arab Administrative Development Organization cooperate together in this effort.