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Jordan

2013
Applikable Technologies and AIESEC - Mobile App for Education and Career Opportunities
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

The Jordanian arm of student/ alum organization AIESEC worked with Applikable Technologies to create a mobile app to engage students/ alum with further education and career opportunities. This app also has chat and file-sharing tools built in to it.

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.applikable.aiesecapp&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hcHBsaWthYmxlLmFpZXNlY2FwcCJd

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


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

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.

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

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.

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

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.


New Tactics for Human Rights: Background and Fundamentals
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

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.

Social Media Project - Active Change. New Tactics and Methodologies for Advocacy
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

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.

The Use of Social Media in Civil Community Work
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

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.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Facilitating and Managing Public Meetings with the Community
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities

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.

The Building of Human Rights Culture (History and the Most Important International Treaties)
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

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: Leading Advocacy Campaigns for Civil Society Organizations
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities

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
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities

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.

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