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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
ACJLS Toolkit - Tip Sheet for Trainers
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

This tip sheet for trainers of the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit gives suggestions related to knowing your subject and being prepared.

2010
ACJLS Rule of Law Toolkit - Frequently Asked Questions
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The one-page FAQ for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit answers questions such as: what is the rule of law? Are there gradations of the rule of law? How can the rule of law be promoted?

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.

2010
ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 6 - Due Process
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The curriculum focuses on due process at an international and national levels. Major themes include the definition and history of due process, international standards, the importance of international and national due process instruments, and strategies to protect, ensure and promote due process. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 40 minute session.

2010
ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 3 - Effectiveness of Laws
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The curriculum focuses on effectiveness of laws at the international and national levels. Major themes include elements that make laws effective, the importance of the legislative branch and the legislative process for developing effective laws. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 1.5 hour session.

2010
Lesson Three: How are Laws Made? Teacher's Version
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This curriculum provides information for teachers to accompany the handout on How are Laws Made?

Lesson3.pdf (English)
Lesson3-ar.pdf (Arabic)

2010
ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 5 - Access to Justice
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The curriculum focuses on the definition of access to justice, the importance of access to justice to the rule of law, analyzing laws, identifying barriers to access to justice, and strategies nations are using. It includes facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities and handouts for a two 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
Lesson One: What is the Rule of Law? Teacher's Version
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This curriculum provides information for teachers to accompany the handout on the Rule of Law.

Lesson1.pdf (English)
Lesson1-ar.pdf (Arabic)

2010
Lesson One: What is the Rule of Law? Student Version - Handout 1.1
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This handout includes vocabulary words, scenarios and exercises, and excerpts from the Qatar Constitution.

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
Judicial Ethics and Conduct: A Proposed Teacher’s Manual for Algerian Magistrates
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Algeria

This teacher's manual gives an overview on ethics and general suggestions for trainers, such as making a checklist for the training room, teaching and presentation tips, and interactive exercises.

2010
Judicial Ethics and Conduct: A Proposed Curriculum for Algerian Magistrates (Annotated for Instructors)
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Algeria

The curriculum includes discussion points for eight sessions: Introduction, The Rule of Law, Regulation and Accountability of the Judiciary, The Unofficial Judge, The Judge in Official Capacity, and Conclusion. Material for prior reading also is included.

2010
Manual on Judicial Ethics for the Moroccan Judiciary
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco

The manual describes the Judicial Ethics Court Curriculum, the role of judges in a democratic society, the Morocco Constitution, the code of judicial conduct of the Hassania, and discussion of judicial principles. It also includes case studies for discussion.

2010
Tip Sheet for Volunteers in the Classroom
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This brief tip sheet is for professionals from the legal community who partner with teachers in primary and secondary schools.

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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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