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Finance and Budget Guide
Published: 2017
Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program
Arabic
This financial guide highlights the legal and practical aspects of finance and budgeting for municipalities. It includes budget principles and details the preparation and implementation of budget documents and leadership statements.

Training Session on Municipal Administration and Project Management
Published: 2016
Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program
Arabic
This guide highlights aspects of effective contract administration in local governments - from award to closeout. Emphasis is given problem avoidance, day-to-day operating practices, working relationships and performance monitoring systems, such as early detection and correction of non-performance. Sections, all focusing on local government, include: decentralization, strategic management, project cycle management and contract cycle management.

HR and Job Description Guide
Published: 2016
Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program
Arabic
This training manual provides several definitions of human resources and emphasizes the importance of human resources for public administration. It provides job descriptions based on several criteria, including the purpose of the job, duties and responsibilities, supervisory responsibilities, qualifications and level of communication with other parties. Sample job descriptions are given for the local council chairman, the Shura Council and key administrative positions.

The Citizen’s Guide to a Civilized State
Published: 2011
Organization: Tamkeen Development Foundation (TDF)
Arabic

This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.


The Kingdom of Bahrain: A Guide to Parliament
Published: 2007
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
English

This manual aimed to help members of the general public to understand Bahrain’s parliamentary system. It also was meant to serve as a resource for Members of Parliament and their staff. Contents include: type of legislative systems, parliament's role in democratic systems and the parliamentary system in Bahrain.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 2 - Equality Under the Law
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on the principles of equality and anti-discrimination protections within the rule of law. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a three hour session.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 3 - Effectiveness of Laws
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on effectiveness of laws at the international and national levels. Major themes include elements that make laws effective, the importance of the legislative branch and the legislative process for developing effective laws. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 1.5 hour session.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 4 - Judicial Independence
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on judicial independence and its importance to the rule of law. Major themes include the importance of judicial independence, the two main types of monitoring bodies, and the importance of safeguarding judicial independence. It includes facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 2.5 hour session.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 5 - Access to Justice
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on the definition of access to justice, the importance of access to justice to the rule of law, analyzing laws, identifying barriers to access to justice, and strategies nations are using. It includes facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities and handouts for a two hour session.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 6 - Due Process
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on due process at an international and national levels. Major themes include the definition and history of due process, international standards, the importance of international and national due process instruments, and strategies to protect, ensure and promote due process. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 40 minute session.


ACJLS Rule of Law Toolkit - Frequently Asked Questions
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The one-page FAQ for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit answers questions such as: what is the rule of law? Are there gradations of the rule of law? How can the rule of law be promoted?


ACJLS Toolkit - Tip Sheet for Trainers
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

This tip sheet for trainers of the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit gives suggestions related to knowing your subject and being prepared.


ACJLS Toolkit Welcome Letter
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

This is a welcome letter for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 1 - Protection of Human Rights
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum gives a brief history of the definition of human rights, international standards, the importance of international instruments and agreements, and the obligation of nations to protect and promote human rights. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities and handouts for a 1.5 hour session.


ACJLS Toolkit -Table of Contents
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English Arabic

The one-page table of contents for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit lists the six chapters in Arabic and English.


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