In the promotion of democracy and good governance in Palestine and the Arab world, Al Marsad has 3 focus areas

  1. Promotion of good governance in public institutions, local councils and civil society organizations

    1. Promotion of decentralization and democratic reform in local government;

    2. Develop the Civic Society legal framework.

  1. Influencing the democratic development process

    1. Enhance and develop youth and women political participation; 

    2. Increase and promote the transparency and accountability in the electoral process;

    3. Develop the Palestinian political system and reduce the political corruption. 

The organization was established following a regional conference held in Amman, Jordan, when 22 organizations gathered to exchange experiences and material on elections in particular and democratic development in general