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Governance and Human Rights

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


2010
Transparency Through Election Observation
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation describes the emergence and state of election monitoring, its contribution to democratic transition, and problems and shortcomings of election observation. It also focuses on vote count verification and improving professionalism.

2010
Regulating Campaign Finance in the United States
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation focuses on transparency, regulation of political finance in the U.S., enforcement, trends in campaign finance including the Internet, the role of media, and civil society and trust.

2010
Delimiting Electoral Boundaries
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.

2010
Campaign Finance in the United States
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation describes contribution limits in U.S. federal elections, including national party committee limits, local party limits, and political action committee (PAC) limits.

2010
Minority Participation
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation describes definitions and types of minorities, minority rights, reasons for minority representation, the "mirror" notion, and how to preserve electoral rights.

2010
Palestinian Elections Case Study
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation focuses on the Palestinian elections - how it was successful, key players, the role of the international community and shortcomings.

2010
New York City Campaign Finance Board
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation describes the Campaign Finance Board (CFB) in New York, campaign finance components, mandates, public funding issues and audit reports.

2010
Election Observation
Organization: Center for Democracy & Election Management (CDEM), American University
Project: Gulf States Electoral Initiatives Program

This presentation describes the purpose of election observation, international standards for elections, regional recognition and election monitors.

2010
ACJLS Toolkit Welcome Letter
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

This is a welcome letter for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit

2010
ACJLS Toolkit -Table of Contents
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The one-page table of contents for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit lists the six chapters in Arabic and English.

2010
ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 1 - Protection of Human Rights
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The curriculum gives a brief history of the definition of human rights, international standards, the importance of international instruments and agreements, and the obligation of nations to protect and promote human rights. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities and handouts for a 1.5 hour session.

2010
Rule of Law Website (Qatar)
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This website focuses on the training event, "Promoting the Rule of Law and Civic Education in Qatari Schools." Features on the site include interactive case studies, charts and quizzes that illustrate what the rule of law means, sources of law, how laws are made and how conflicts are resolved, lesson plans, and legal resources. http://www.ruleoflaw.org.qa/en/


2010
ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 2 - Equality Under the Law
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The curriculum focuses on the principles of equality and anti-discrimination protections within the rule of law. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a three hour session.

2010
Lesson Three: How are Laws Made? Student Version - Handout 3.1
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This handout includes vocabulary words, exercises related to a school without rules and elements of an effective law, and an example of the Qatar Traffic Law.

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This workshop for the Partners Global Support for Training, Advocacy and Networking for Development (STAND) program took place in Kuwait in 2016. Partners Global

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