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Democracy

2010
Global and Regional Perspectives on Money and Politics in Political Campaigns
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

The presentation describes challenges facing emerging democracies and factors different from western systems that can impact campaign finance. Results from a study of campaign finance are summarized.

2010
A Comparative Perspective on Gulf Elections
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation describes the role of elections in democratization and historical paths to democracy in monarchies. It also gives background information on Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

2010
Democracy and its Discontent
Organization: Higher Education for Development (HED)
Project: Civic Education Partnership Initiative

This presentation gives a definition of democracy, three kinds of citizenship, democratic theories, principles of liberalism and types of democracies.

DEMO_YZI.PPT (English)

2010
Media Freedom versus Media Regulation During the Election Campaign: The Role of Oversight Bodies in Balancing Interests
Organization: International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)

The presentation focuses on the function of media in the electoral process, including basic rights and best practices. Models and scope for regulation are discussed.

2010
Women, Democracy and Human Rights
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This curriculum addresses the issue of human rights and democracy. It provides a historical summary of the development of human rights and the role of the United Nations in the development of women's rights.

2010
Introduction to Concepts in Citizenship and Public Life
Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation

This presentation briefly defines the terms "citizenship" and "citizen" and the link to the concept of democracy. It also outlines the general rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democratic system.

ATT89464.ppt (Arabic)

2010
Training Course for Women Candidates for the 2010 Municipal Elections
Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation

This document provides background information on the need for increased women's participation in Lebanon and on the basic principles of democracy and local governance. It also includes training modules covering public service, leadership, communication and campaigning.

2011
Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Democracy and Community Development Program

The comprehensive "Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers" describes and explains the country’s legal provisions surrounding electoral conduct. The handbook provides advice on applying Tunisia’s new Election Law and presents Tunisian lawyers with guidance on substantive law and procedures from the Constituent Assembly. The handbook also highlights potential areas of dispute and legal strategies in assisting citizens on election legal issues.

2011
"Democracy and Community Development Program"

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.


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

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.

2011
Yemeni National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)

This resource describes an inclusive democratization process in Yemen through increasing political awareness and empowerment of youth. The training guide presents a wide range of programs, exercises and workshops focusing on democratic principles. It includes five chapters: concepts of political empowerment and youth; political rights and duties; mechanisms of political empowerment; political empowerment skills; and the future of youth political empowerment.


2011
The Political Empowerment of Youth in Yemen
Organization: Yemeni National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)
Project: Youth and Democracy Reform in Yemen

This resource describes an inclusive democratization process in Yemen through increasing political awareness and empowerment of youth. The training guide presents a wide range of programs, exercises and workshops focusing on democratic principles. It includes five chapters: concepts of political empowerment and youth; political rights and duties; mechanisms of political empowerment; political empowerment skills; and the future of youth political empowerment.

2014
Youth Political Awareness: The Yemeni Political System (Civic Values and Political Rights)
Organization: Open Learning Center for Training & Consultation
Project: Youth Political Awareness

This training manual for youth describes the Yemeni political system in detail, including the executive, legislative and judicial branches. It focuses on how parliament works, the system of local governance, including provincial local council and its committees, and also highlights the electoral system, voters' rights, sorting votes, campaigning, the five stages in an election and electoral appeals.

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