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Yemen

2010
Basic Principles of International Law Affecting CSOs
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform

The presentation describes sources of international law, the Universal Declaration on Freedom of Association, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (2008), and international best practices for the formation of organizations.

2010
Supporting Local Governance in Yemen - Steps to Improving Relationships between Citizens and Government: Manual for Local Councilors, Civil Society Organizations and Citizens
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform

This manual is specific to Yemen and improving the relationship between citizens and their government. It focuses on participatory local governance and public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS) and a six-step process, including a SWOT analysis and engaging stakeholders.

2010
Corporate Governance Framework Overview
Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Building a Modern System of Corporate Governance

This presentation covers the definition and importance of corporate governance, linkages between corporate governance reform and institutional development, approach for reform, CIPE's lessons learned and examples of successful programs.

2010
Business Journalism and Corporate Governance
Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Building a Modern System of Corporate Governance

This document focuses on how to effectively report on corporate governance issues. It outlines elements of corporate governance, the benefits of good governance and the questions that someone reporting on the topic should ask.

2010
How to Prepare your CV
Organization: CHF International
Project: Youth Economic Development Initiative

The curriculum focuses on substantive questions concerning what goes into a CV.

2010
Business Plan Worksheets
Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women in Technology (WIT)

This worksheet includes marketing strategy, business operations, financials and other add-ons. This is part of WIT's Entrepreneurship Training.
2011
Skills on Combating Money Laundering and Financing Terrorism (Presentation Two)
Organization: Studies and Economic Media Center (SEMC)

This presentation was the second in a series of three workshops on combating money laundering and terrorist financing. It focuses on the required skills to monitor money laundering and terrorist financing operations. It also explains the role of Financial Information Unit and the mechanism for enhancing cooperation between the unit and anti-money laundering departments in banks and financial institutions.

SEMC3.ppt (Arabic)

2011
Financial Investigation Techniques (Presentation Three)
Organization: Studies and Economic Media Center (SEMC)

This presentation was the third in a series of three workshops on combating money laundering and terrorist financing. It focuses on methods of financial investigations and suspicious activity reports. The presentation offers several detailed examples and tips related to the development of policies and methods to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

SEMC2.ppt (Arabic)

2011
International Standards for Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Presentation One)
Organization: Studies and Economic Media Center (SEMC)

This presentation was the first in a series of three workshops on combating money laundering and terrorist financing. It gives definitions, describes international efforts and focuses on methodologies to assess  potential risks. The presentation also offers tools to monitor and detect irregular or suspicious transactions, as well as methods of financial investigations and suspicious activity reports.

SEMC1.ppt (Arabic)

2011
The Role of School Journalism in Enhancing Democratic Awareness
Organization: Center for International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights (CIHLHR)
Project: School of Journalism & Raising Democratic Awareness

This instructor's curriculum presentation for educators focuses on the role of school journalism in enhancing democratic awareness. The curriculum includes six topics related to journalism in schools: introduction to journalism; the art of media in educational activity; journalism investigation; editing; press management and editing; and radio broadcasting skills.

2011
The Role of School Journalism in Socialization and Enhancing Democratic Awareness
Organization: Center for International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights (CIHLHR)
Project: School of Journalism & Raising Democratic Awareness

This curriculum focuses on school journalism in socialization and enhancing democratic awareness. The first of five sections explains the concept of school journalism and its role in enhancing democracy. Additional sections focus on the four dimensions of school journalism: media, administrative, educational and artistic. Examples are provided for each dimension, and proposed models of radio broadcasting in schools are presented.

2011
Arab Charter on Human Rights, League of Arab States
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

This resource focuses on the Arab Charter on Human Rights. The Charter was adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States in 1994 and affirms the principles in the United Nations Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.

For more information on the Arab Charter on Human Rights, please visit UNHCR at RefWorld http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/publisher,LAS,,,3ae6b38540,0.html.

2011
The Charter of the United Nations, UN
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

The Charter of the United Nations is considered the foundational treaty of the United Nations. The Charter consists of a preamble and a series of 111 articles grouped into 19 chapters. As a charter, it is a constituent treaty, and all members are bound by its articles. The Charter states that obligations to the United Nations prevail over all other treaty obligations.

For more information, please visit the UN at http://www.un.org/en/documents/charter/index.shtml

2011
Focus on Lebanon | Attitudes Towards Policy Change Topic Brief
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on attitudes toward policy change in Lebanon. The reforms covered an optional civil marriage law, the introduction of gender quotas in elected bodies and a reformed citizenship law. The survey was implemented in August 2009.

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