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Common Ground Advocacy Techniques Manual for Youth Councils
Published: 2016
Organization: Search for Common Ground
Project: Empowering Young Change-Makers in Tunisia
Arabic
This advocacy manual for Tunisian youth promotes constructive dialogue between various socio-political groups. It provides tools to work with local officials and communities in a positive manner and focuses on youth councils, a network of young leaders that works on both local and national issues.

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.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Leading Advocacy Campaigns for Civil Society Organizations
Published: 2015
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities
Arabic
This presentation aims to raise participants’ standards and skills in advocacy. It describes the characteristics of advocacy, highlights time action plans, and explains how the process of lobbying and advocacy differ from other types of intervention in community issues.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Facilitating and Managing Public Meetings with the Community
Published: 2015
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities
French
This presentation describes how to facilitate and manage public meetings. It highlights tips for effective facilitation, characteristics of good facilitators and how to make appropriate decisions during facilitation.

Working Together for Strong Communities: Facilitating Skills
Published: 2015
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Working Together for Strong Communities
Arabic
This presentation focuses on the meaning of facilitation, including key skills, when the different skills should be used and how the learning process supports facilitation.

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.

Cooperative Advocacy
Published: 2015
Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Support for Training, Advocacy and Networking for Development (STAND) program
English Arabic
This manual is meant to serve as an introduction to cooperative advocacy for organizations interested in strengthening their knowledge and promoting collaboration and sustainability within the civic sector. It is one of a series of 12 manuals that was developed as part of the STAND program, which aims to build the capacity of non-profit organizations in Kuwait and the region. A brief introductory video is available in English with Arabic subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAjsZTYRy4Q&index=9&list=PLJv7VOmQDSjCiufqB6vBimeuDu0WG5-qy. The full tool kit also is online: http://www.envearth.com/program_post_type/toolkit.

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.

A Training Manual on Empowering Women With Rights to Inheritance
Published: 2013
Organization: Wi'am: Palestinian Conflict Resolution & Transformation Center
Project: Inheritance Denied: Combating Gender Inequality in Property Rights in Palestine
Arabic

This training manual contains detailed information about the concept of inheritance in Palestinian and Islamic law and the laws governing inheritance. It explains women’s shares in inheritance and property rights in religious and legal systems, along with problems women encounter in obtaining their inheritance. The manual offers practical steps for an advocacy campaign to raise women's awareness of legal procedures to advocate for their rights.


Training Manual on Advocacy Skills
Published: 2013
Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Local Engagement for Advocacy and Dialogue (LEAD)
English Arabic

This curriculum guide outlines several training sessions, including 1) advocacy theory framework, focusing on leadership, definitions and anticipated outcomes; 2) how political atmosphere impacts advocacy campaign strategy; and 3) advocacy strategic planning tools. The guide provides activities, key points, sample questions and working group exercises.


Coalitions Building and Networking
Published: 2013
Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Local Engagement for Advocacy and Dialogue (LEAD)
English Arabic
This manual is meant to serve as an introduction to coalition building for organizations interested in strengthening their knowledge and promoting collaboration and sustainability within the civic sector. It is one of a series of 12 manuals that was developed as part of the STAND program, which aims to build the capacity of non-profit organizations in Kuwait and the region. A brief introductory video is available in English with Arabic subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpOmVqnEnVQ&list=PLJv7VOmQDSjCiufqB6vBimeuDu0WG5-qy&index=4. The full tool kit also is online: http://www.envearth.com/program_post_type/toolkit/.

Conflict Resolution
Published: 2013
Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Local Engagement for Advocacy and Dialogue (LEAD)
English Arabic

This manual on conflict resolution focuses on conflict analysis, looking at actors, power and behavior, and mediation, highlighting mediator characteristics and process.


Simplified Curriculum for Awareness Raising
Published: 2013
Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Local Engagement for Advocacy and Dialogue (LEAD)
Arabic

This guide contains six chapters related to civic education activities for developing the Yemeni Constitution. This includes 1) basic principles and legal reference for the constitutional development process in Yemen; 2) the importance of awareness raising; 3) the role of constitutional society organizations; 4) the facilitation process and duties of community facilitators in constitutional outreach; 5) guidelines for community facilitators in discussions management; and 6) appendices.


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