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Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement projects funded by MEPI focused on CSO capacity building and advocacy, and civic education. Projects have aimed to strengthen local engagement, CSO national dialogue, voter ownership, leadership skills and NGO governance.


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

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


Volunteer Interview Record
Published: 2010
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)
English

This is a form with questions to ask potential volunteers during their interview.


Volunteer Enrollment Form
Published: 2010
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)
English

This volunteer enrollment form includes skills and interests, preferences in volunteering, availability and background verification.


Volunteer Position Description
Published: 2010
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)
English

This is a form to fill out volunteer position descriptions, including sample activities, timeframe and qualifications sought.


Exiting Volunteer Survey
Published: 2010
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)
English

This survey form is meant to evaluate the exiting volunteer's experience with orientation and training, the job and the time commitment.


Recruitment
Published: 2010
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)
English

This handout has eight questions that an organization should consider prior to volunteer recruitment.


Volunteer Position Planning Worksheet
Published: 2010
Organization: Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Project: Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program in the U.S. (MEET U.S.)
English

This position planning worksheet includes recruitment strategies, screening procedures and training the volunteer will need.


Series Awareness Tools -- Recueil des outils de sensibilisation
Published: 2010
Organization: Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Project: Women's Literacy in Morocco (ALEF)
Arabic

This curriculum material includes pedagogical tools and TOT materials for women's empowerment classes. It also has sample lesson materials, such as theatrical scenarios and poetry.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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This Institute of International Education (IIE) training-of-trainers workshop for the Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) program took place in Tunisia in 2017. IIE

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