The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) is a non profit "member" association based in the UAE.
MEPRA's stated mission is to:
•Encourage and promote the public relations profession within the Middle East region;
•Raise awareness of public relations as an important social and economic activity;
•Raise professional standards and provide a structure for continuing professional development;
•Provide practitioners with a forum to discuss PR issues;
•Provide a unified voice for the public relations profession around the area of best practice and promote thought leadership on issues relating to public relations.