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Governance and Human Rights projects funded by MEPI focused on rule of law, human rights, elections and political parties.



CARVER + Shock Vulnerability Assessment Tool
Published: 2010

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Project: MEFTA Technical Assistance-USDA


This presentation gives an overview of the CARVER method, which uses screening methods to identify foods for evaluation and uses an evaluation team. Also discussed is the profile of terrorists, factors that affect the desirability of a target, and scales for analyzing each one.


A Global Perspective towards Food Defense
Published: 2010

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Project: MEFTA Technical Assistance-USDA


The presentation focuses on the role of the UK Food Standards Agency, global food trends affecting the UK, insights from food safety incidents, case studies, and the UK approach to food defense.


Countermeasures to Address Identified Vulnerabilities
Published: 2010

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Project: MEFTA Technical Assistance-USDA


This presentation provides background on countermeasures, including examples of countermeasures as employed by industry and government. Also included is a discussion of possible countermeasures for vulnerabilities.


Developing Infrastructure for Food Defense
Published: 2010

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Project: MEFTA Technical Assistance-USDA


The presentation focuses on what is meant by developing food defense infrastructure and government strategies for developing such an infrastructure, including setting national policy, establishing food defense responsibilities, conducting key food defense activities, and partnering with industry and academia.


Food Safety vs. Food Defense: Differences and Similarities
Published: 2010

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Project: MEFTA Technical Assistance-USDA


This presentation describes the different U.S. offices that are involved with protecting the food supply, the definition of food defense, reasons for concern, examples of unintentional and intentional contamination, and differences between food safety and food defense.


Water Infrastructure Protection
Published: 2010

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Project: MEFTA Technical Assistance-USDA


This presentation describes the U.S. EPA's mission, the link with the Department of Homeland Security related to water infrastructure protection, the importance of protecting drinking water systems, and EPA efforts and risk assessment tools.


Delimiting Electoral Boundaries
Published: 2010

Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program


This presentation describes the importance of delimitation, types of electoral systems that delimit electoral districts, legal framework, authority, communities of interest and examples from Sierra Leone and Lebanon.

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