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Civil Society Law Reform

Defining the Goals and Crafting the Message
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

The presentation presents nine questions related to strategic communication and five steps to successful advocacy.


Interactive Exercise: Arab NGO Laws Compared to International Standards
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This exercise asks groups to consider issues of registration, fundraising, dissolution, political activity and status based on Arab NGO laws, including Qatar, Jordan and Yemen.


Internal Governance and Accountability of CSOs
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

The presentation describes principles of good NGO governance, legal rules promoting good internal governance and methods of self-regulation.


European Models for NGO Regulation and Supervision
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

The presentation describes principles for supervision for the Council of Europe (CoE), definitions of accountability and transparency, trends in public regulation and approaches to supervision.


Training Facilitation (Tips for Trainers)
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This handout describes the role of the trainer in adult education workshops, different types of learners and trainer communication tools. An emphasis is put on training about NGO governance and accountability, but the tips are general.


Media Outreach
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

The presentation briefly describes effective media outreach and includes examples from Honduras and Afghanistan.


Setting the Goals and Objectives of a Training Workshop
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This presentation walks through the steps of determining the goals and objectives for a workshop, and creating the agenda and structure, with examples included. It includes two small group exercises.


Where Can We Go? Best Practices from the Arab World
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

The presentation describes essential issues in the NGO lifecycle, examples of voluntary registration using MENA examples, registration procedure, fundraising, permissible activities, foreign affiliation and dissolution.


Coalition Building
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This presentation describes the importance of coalitions, forming a coalition and includes examples from Venezuela, Honduras and Yemen.


Introduction to International Law Governing the Freedom of Association
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This presentation describes international law governing freedom of association and sources of international law. It focuses on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Arab Charter on Human Rights.


Introduction to Successful Advocacy
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This is an introductory look at advocacy, focusing on who is a successful advocate, developing plans, media outreach and legislative drafting.


Exercises (Tips for Trainers)
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This handout provides tips for trainers on the use of exercises in adult education workshops, including how to form small groups and types of exercises.


Advocacy Case Studies: Iraq
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This presentation outlines steps taken in Iraq for reform of the Iraqi NGO law.


Effective Presentation (Tips for Trainers)
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This handout provides tips for trainers on doing presentations, including tools for presenting and how to make the presentation interactive.


Advocacy Case Studies: Hungary
Published: 2010
Organization: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
Project: Civil Society Law Reform
English Arabic

This presentation outlines steps taken in Hungary to reform the law related to the obligation to ensure access for people with physical disabilities.


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