Search Results

Search Parameters
Initial Search: (502)
Technical Areas: Civic Engagement
 
Current: (29)
Organizations: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Critical Thinking & Community Engagement Facilitation Guide and Curriculum - 2016
Published: 2016
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Regional Assistance Program (RAP)
English Arabic
This curriculum guide includes four modules: citizenship, critical thinking, advocacy and media messaging, and digital advocacy. A training-of-trainers agenda is included for a four-day workshop, along with detailed module descriptions, activities, applied learning and debrief notes.

The Building of Human Rights Culture (History and the Most Important International Treaties)
Published: 2015
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
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.

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

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
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
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.

The Use of Social Media in Civil Community Work
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
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.

Social Media Project - Active Change. New Tactics and Methodologies for Advocacy
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
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.

Munathara - Mobile App for Promoting Public Dialogue
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

Tunisian CSO Munathara worked with local mobile developers to build this app promoting public dialogue. Users can record and upload a 99-second video on a key civic issue, which is then viewed and rated by other app users.      

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptivit.beeztouch.munathara&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5hcHB0aXZpdC5iZWV6dG91Y2gubXVuYXRoYXJhIl0

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/munathara/id572965744?mt=8

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


Devgator and CPRPD - Mobile App for Disabled Community
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

Mobile app development company Devgator worked with Moroccan NGO CPRPD to build an app allowing the disabled community to access information about disability friendly public/ private resources nearby, also offering users the opportunity to rate and record their experiences with local services. This tool is available in French, Arabic and English and is not Morocco specific - it could be deployed in any geography.

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.devgator.accessibility&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5kZXZnYXRvci5hY2Nlc3NpYmlsaXR5Il0                                  

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


Mohammed Bitar and Al Manarah - Mobile App for the blind and visually impaired
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

Arabi Israeli developer Mohammed Bitar worked with Al Manarah to develop this mobile app for the blind and visually impaired, allowing this audience to listen to Arabic language literature on their smart phones. It also features bookmark and review functions. Al Manaraah is based in Nazareth, Israel.

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.arttech.almanarah&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hcnR0ZWNoLmFsbWFuYXJhaCJd

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/jo/app/mktbt-almnart/id597383899?mt=8

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


Mobisoft and WE Centre - Mobile App for Volunteerism
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

Jordanian CSO WE Centre worked with mobile developer Mobisoft to build an app promoting volunteerism in Jordan This tool provides both an educational platform and enables people to search and sign up for volunteer opportunities in Jordan.

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobisoft.irex.com&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm1vYmlzb2Z0LmlyZXguY29tIl0

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/jo/app/wecenter/id562837884?mt=8

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


Royal Society of the Conservation of Nature - Mobile App for Environmentalism
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

The Royal Society of the Conservation of Nature's mobile app teaches Jordanians (specifically youth) environmental facts, how to look after the local ecosystem, and provides access to information on parks and reserves around the country.

Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jo.org.rscn&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImpvLm9yZy5yc2NuIl0

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id584813724

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


Justice Centre for Legal Aid - Mobile App for Legal Information
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

This mobile app for Jordan's Justice Centre for Legal Aid provides citizens with access to basic legal information, offers a function for users to ask questions, and enables them to locate their local legal aid centres.

Play:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jcla.mobilecompanion&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm9yZy5qY2xhLm1vYmlsZWNvbXBhbmlvbiJd

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


Applikable Technologies and AIESEC - Mobile App for Education and Career Opportunities
Published: 2012
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).


Mobile Applications for Civil Society Organizations
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic

This file explains the use of innovative smart phone applications by civil society organizations (CSOs), such as to increase efficiency, provide information, data collection and surveys.


Debating Skills
Published: 2012
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic

This brief guide explains the concept of debate - elements, skills, rules and ethics.


About MEPI

Total Returned (29)

Filters