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Mobisoft and WE Centre - Mobile App for Volunteerism
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

Jordanian CSO WE Centre worked with mobile developer Mobisoft to build an app promoting volunteerism in Jordan This tool provides both an educational platform and enables people to search and sign up for volunteer opportunities in Jordan.

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobisoft.irex.com&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm1vYmlzb2Z0LmlyZXguY29tIl0

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/jo/app/wecenter/id562837884?mt=8

This app was funded by the IREX Social Media | Social Action program, through the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).


Strengthening Women Parliamentarian's Skills in Televised Appearances
Published: 2013
Organization: Daem For Media
Project: Strengthening Women Parliamentarians Media Skills
Arabic

This manual focuses on the importance of television as an outreach tool and describes how to effectively participate in televised interviews. Practical instructions and tips are provided for three scenarios: participating in a talk show, appearing within a news report to discuss a particular event, and appearing to present a specific opinion on the subject of debate within a news program.


Social Media Project - Active Change. New Tactics and Methodologies for Advocacy
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This manual promotes strategic thinking for people working in the field of human rights. It provides tools and tactics to achieve change, including identifying the problem, establishing a common vision, selecting the playground - using a tactical planning tool - uncovering and choosing tactics, and developing an implementation action plan.

Strengthening Women Parliamentarian's Social Media Skills
Published: 2014
Organization: Daem For Media
Project: Strengthening Women Parliamentarians Media Skills
Arabic

This training manual provides general information about the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter and includes instructions for creating accounts. It also provides an overview of tools and features for new users and highlights tips for public figures.


The Use of Social Media in Civil Community Work
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This presentation highlights the importance of community media to civil society organizations. It describes community media strategy, including preparing a timetable, setting goals, identifying the target group, choosing optimal sites, and achieving targets and timetables. In addition, it focuses on common mistakes to avoid.

New Tactics for Human Rights: Background and Fundamentals
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This curriculum guide describes how to teach human rights and the philosophy of Sun Tzu. His lessons emphasize three sources of knowledge, including knowing yourself, knowing your opponent and knowing your playing ground. It describes new tactics for human rights, which is organized around the analysis of potential solutions rather than analysis of the issues.

The Press Release: What the Media Want to Know About You
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
English

This introductory presentation for CSOs highlights reasons for needing the media and an overview of news, journalists and who to reach out to. It also describes the structure and sections of press releases.


The Building of Human Rights Culture (History and the Most Important International Treaties)
Published: 2015
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This guide highlights human rights culture and history in the last century, the Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, and practical steps to increase human rights and legal awareness in communities. It describes how to build groups of activists who support human rights and strategies for encouraging communities, especially youth, to prevent human rights violations. Several examples are provided, such as the issue of human trafficking and how activists found supporters, pressured decision makers and influenced communities.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Facilitating and Managing Public Meetings with the Community
Published: 2015
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities
French
This presentation describes how to facilitate and manage public meetings. It highlights tips for effective facilitation, characteristics of good facilitators and how to make appropriate decisions during facilitation.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Leading Advocacy Campaigns for Civil Society Organizations
Published: 2015
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities
Arabic
This presentation aims to raise participants’ standards and skills in advocacy. It describes the characteristics of advocacy, highlights time action plans, and explains how the process of lobbying and advocacy differ from other types of intervention in community issues.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Facilitating Skills
Published: 2015
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities
Arabic
This presentation focuses on the meaning of facilitation, including key skills, when the different skills should be used and how the learning process supports facilitation.

Work Readiness Soft Skills Program
Published: 2017-01-01
Organization: Education for Employment (EFE)
Project: Capacity Building for High-Quality Growth
English
This training manual on workforce readiness includes information on EFE's pedagogical approach, resources for instructors and detailed program schedules and accompanying resources. Five courses are included, ranging from keys to personal and professional development to succeeding in the workplace. Each course provides modules, talking points and activities. The material was piloted in Yemen as part of a job training and placement program for unemployed youth and were later utilized for a training of trainers in Amman in October 2017. An Arabic version of the manual will be added when available.

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