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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.


2010
Guide to the Participatory Approach
Organization: Near East Foundation
Project: Community Involvement in Reforming Primary Education

This training manual guides instructors on how to create participatory programs.  Using the experiences of projects in Arab countries, the guide explains methods for increasing community involvement in the research and planning stages of development projects.

2010
A Training Session on: Participatory Strategic Planning
Organization: Near East Foundation
Project: Community Involvement in Reforming Primary Education

This presentation outlines various approaches to strategic planning with special attention to strengthening partnerships and resource mobilization.  The focus is on institutional development and educational projects.

2010
Women Empowerment
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This curriculum addresses issues related to women's empowerment and the link to development.

2010
Democratic Governance
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This presentation defines democratic governance, its processes and its effect on efficiency. It emphasizes the role of leadership and organizational structure in fostering democratic governance.

2010
The Role of Organizational Structures in the Institutional Consolidation of Non-profit NGOs
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This presentation focuses on the role and responsibilities of the administrative council in strategic planning, policy making, supervision, resources development and advocacy.

2010
The Jordanian Women: Political Participation and Decision Making
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This curriculum addresses the role of women in political participation decision making in Jordan. It provides historical insights and obstacles for attaining a critical mass of women in high-ranking positions.

2010
Administration and Organizational Structures
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This presentation describes the administrative structure of an organization. It focuses on the roles of main actors in an organization: the director, policy maker, planner, executive trainer, representatives, arbitrator and mediator. Lastly, the presentation focuses on the leadership role of the president.

Anera2-41-66.pdf (Arabic)

2010
Best Practices for NGOs and Non-profit Organizations
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

The presentation provides a set of best practices for NGOs and non-profit organizations, such as the mission statement and evaluation. It includes information on the Board of Directors, the issue of conflict of interests, human resources, transparency, the development of financial resources and community participation.

Anera3-67-93.pdf (Arabic)

2010
Performance Evaluation for NGOs
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This presentation addresses the main aspects of performance evaluation for NGOs. It focuses on nine points: mission statement and goals, legislation, membership, governing bodies, planning and implantation, services and programs, IT, financial resources and the relations with governmental and international organizations.

2010
How To Write a Successful Proposal?
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This presentation provides guidance for writing a successful proposal for international foundations and organizations.

2010
The Path to Sustainability
Organization: Vital Voices Global Partnership
Project: Building Public-Private Partnerships for Women's Advancement - MENA Businesswomen's Network

The presentation focuses on the continuum of care for breast cancer, and key issues in patient support, reaction of the patient, and patient navigation. It also includes a summary of the project in French.

2010
Training Manual for Local Union Representatives
Organization: American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
Project: Building Inclusive Democratic Institutions

The manual describes the position of a local union representative and the qualities to look for when hiring one. It is applicable to a broad range of trades.

2010
Advocacy and Promotion for Women Empowerment Programs
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan

This presentation describes the role of promotion and advocacy campaigns. It addresses factors related to the type of audience targeted, stages of brainstorming, sources of information and timing.

2010
Project Formulation
Organization: Near East Foundation
Project: Community Involvement in Reforming Primary Education

This presentation on project management focuses on financial, technical and institutional management. Special focus is given to the importance of participatory project management in the development sector.

2010
A Training Session on: The Preparation of Projects in Partnership
Organization: Near East Foundation
Project: Community Involvement in Reforming Primary Education

This presentation describes project design and management techniques that utilize social and community partners. Attention is given to aspects of financial and human resource management for sustainable programs.

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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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