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Supporting Local Governance in Yemen - Steps to Improving Relationships between Citizens and Government: Manual for Local Councilors, Civil Society Organizations and Citizens
Published: 2010

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.


Government Supervision
Published: 2010

Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform


The presentation focuses on problems with government supervision of associations and foundations, proposed amendments and best practices in CSO supervision. It also includes recommendations for improving the proposed amendments.


Corporate Governance Framework Overview
Published: 2010

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.


Business Journalism and Corporate Governance
Published: 2010

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.


Financial Investigation Techniques (Presentation Three)
Published: 2011

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.


Skills on Combating Money Laundering and Financing Terrorism (Presentation Two)
Published: 2011

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.


International Standards for Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Presentation One)
Published: 2011

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.


The Role of School Journalism in Socialization and Enhancing Democratic Awareness
Published: 2011

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.


The Role of School Journalism in Enhancing Democratic Awareness
Published: 2011

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.


Arab Charter on Human Rights, League of Arab States
Published: 2011

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.


The Charter of the United Nations, UN
Published: 2011

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


Focus on Lebanon | Attitudes Towards Policy Change Topic Brief
Published: 2010

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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