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



Access to Information: Benefits for the Private Sector
Published: 2015

Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Strengthening the Rule of Law in Lebanon through Rights Education


The objective of this report is to contribute to the debate on the importance of access to information for the private sector. It highlights laws, efforts and challenges specific to Lebanon. Both English and Arabic are included.


FW: Website for safeguarding elections
Published: 2015

Organization: Democracy International
Project: Supporting Election Monitoring Innovation in MENA Region


FW: (Forward) is an informal, web-based community of civic activists, technology junkies, academics, bloggers, journalists and citizens interested in learning about and sharing new approaches and tools for safeguarding elections. The site is available in English, Arabic and French at www.fwelections.com.


The Building of Human Rights Culture (History and the Most Important International Treaties)
Published: 2015

Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance


This guide highlights human rights culture and history in the last century, the Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, and practical steps to increase human rights and legal awareness in communities. It describes how to build groups of activists who support human rights and strategies for encouraging communities, especially youth, to prevent human rights violations. Several examples are provided, such as the issue of human trafficking and how activists found supporters, pressured decision makers and influenced communities.

HR and Job Description Guide
Published: 2016

Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program


This training manual provides several definitions of human resources and emphasizes the importance of human resources for public administration. It provides job descriptions based on several criteria, including the purpose of the job, duties and responsibilities, supervisory responsibilities, qualifications and level of communication with other parties. Sample job descriptions are given for the local council chairman, the Shura Council and key administrative positions.

Training Session on Municipal Administration and Project Management
Published: 2016

Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program


This guide highlights aspects of effective contract administration in local governments - from award to closeout. Emphasis is given problem avoidance, day-to-day operating practices, working relationships and performance monitoring systems, such as early detection and correction of non-performance. Sections, all focusing on local government, include: decentralization, strategic management, project cycle management and contract cycle management.

Finance and Budget Guide
Published: 2017-03-14

Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program


This financial guide highlights the legal and practical aspects of finance and budgeting for municipalities. It includes budget principles and details the preparation and implementation of budget documents and leadership statements.

Basic Law Draft of Local Elections
Published: 2017-07-10

Organization: Club UNESCO Alesco Gafsa
Project: Empowering/Training Women in Gafsa Region to Become Political Actors


This guide describes how the draft law for local elections in Tunisia is an important tool for democratic and institutional reconstruction. It aims to enable all parties and institutions to manage their own affairs and reduce centralization as one of the fundamental demands of the Tunisian revolution.

Support Female Candidates
Published: 2017-07-10

Organization: Club UNESCO Alesco Gafsa
Project: Empowering/Training Women in Gafsa Region to Become Political Actors


This presentation provides suggestions and a workplan for supporting and empowering women in Tunisian society. It focuses on communication rules, the role of women in the election process, local democracy and group work. The presentation aims to support qualified women candidates for municipal elections, highlighting knowledge, skills and behaviors.

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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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