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Violence Against Women: From Theory to Practice (39)

Organization: Lebanese American University
Project: Young Women Leaders Program Resource Language: Arabic

The presentation describes societal causes for gender-based violence in the Middle East, definition, reasons for silence, the role of education, why women stay and myths.

How to Start Your Own Business (36)

Organization: CHF International
Project: Youth Economic Development Initiative Resource Language: Arabic

This manual goes over general issues involved in starting a business, including legal, administrative and planning issues, focusing on the Palestinian Territories.

The How-To Guide For Student Councils (29)

Organization: Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Project: Establishing Student Councils Resource Language: Arabic

The manual is used in workshops to establish and run student councils in Yemen. It focuses on eight areas related to student councils: significance, duties and responsibilities, and formation; elections; the means to begin work; planning and the development of action plans; fundraising; evaluation; leadership skills; and helping the transition to the next year.

Create Your Activism Plan Builder Template (Designed to Accompany the rest of the Create Your Activism Plan Course) (26)

Organization: Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD)/Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME)
Project: Online Activism Institute Resource Language: Arabic

The Activism Plan Builder Template includes questions about goals and objectives, leadership, civic environment, message and audience, and outreach activies. Information about the steps is included, as well as templates for developing an activism plan.

Investigative Journalism: Writing for the Internet (26)

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively Resource Language: Arabic

This presentation focuses on effective writing for the Internet. It goes over several styles for effectively communicating information in a brief format, which is preferred by online readers.

Investigative Journalism: Professionalism (26)

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively Resource Language: Arabic

This presentation focuses on journalistic professionalism. It includes instructions on separating news and opinion, respecting other opinions, and respecting sources and subjects.

Presentation - Using Social Media in Education: How Social Media Can Help Teachers (24)

Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Partnership School Project in Oman (and the Middle East) Resource Language: English

This presentation focuses on how social media can be used in education. The presenters explain what types of social media are available, how they can be used when teaching a course, advantages and disadvantages, as well as risks and gains.

Confidence, Capacity, Connections: A Young Woman's Guide to Leadership (23)

Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Strengthen Political Parties and Improve the Transparency of Electoral Systems in North Africa Resource Language: Arabic

The manual has three sections: Building the Confidence to Participate, Enhancing Capacities to Lead, and Making Connections to Succeed. The guide is designed to provide basic tools necessary to start taking action in communities.

Executive Guide - A Civil Society Approach to the Media (22)

Organization: Arab Foundation for Development and Citizenship
Project: Promoting Citizenship to Engage Arab Youth Resource Language: Arabic

This manual contains a table of contents, as well as an introductory section focusing on the manual's goals - who it is intended for and how to benefit from it. It also contains a chapter on "The Media and Us," covering the history, financing and importance of the news media.

Develop Your Personal Leadership Style (21)

Organization: Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD)/Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME)
Project: Online Activism Institute Resource Language: Arabic

In this self-paced course, users explore and develop their leadership style and identify what kind of leadership would be most effective for their situation. Steps are included to create a plan for developing a communication style.

Performance Evaluation for NGOs (20)

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

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.

Writing and Editing - A Civil Society Approach to the Media (18)

Organization: Arab Foundation for Development and Citizenship
Project: Promoting Citizenship to Engage Arab Youth Resource Language: Arabic

This chapter covers general guidelines on writing and editing a news report, including deciding what is newsworthy, investigating and conducting interviews.

Exercises for Strategic Planning (18)

Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Local Engagement for Advocacy and Dialogue (LEAD) Resource Language: Arabic

This brief handout accompanies the guide on strategic planning for NGOs and includes an exercise for participants to consider reasons for strategic planning, using SWOT analysis and a selection of tools.

The Art of Producing News (18)

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively Resource Language: Arabic

This presentation covers aspects of news production, from research to publishing. It includes details of how to format news articles and what questions to ask (who, what, when, etc.). It also addresses larger questions of what is "newsworthy" and theories of the role of the media.

Business Planning for Sustainability: Business Plan Template (18)

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women in Technology (WIT) Resource Language: Arabic

This is a template for business plans. It is part of WIT's Business Planning for Sustainability Curriculum.

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Added: 2018-04-17

Volunteerism: A Practical Guide for Non-Profit Organizations

Organization: PartnersGlobal
Project: Support for Training, Advocacy and Networking for Development (STAND) program Language(s): English Arabic

This manual provides an introduction to volunteerism and volunteer management for organizations interested in becoming more sustainable. It is one of a series of 13 manuals that was developed as part of the STAND program, which aims to build the capacity of non-profit organizations in Kuwait and the region.
Added: 2018-04-11

WES Entrepreneurship Curricula

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

This Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Business Launch resource for trainers provides the WES Entrepreneurship Curricula. Other resources in the series includes: a Business Plan Template, Entrepreneurship Coaching Toolkit, Participant's Guide and Trainer's Manual. All of the resources are available in French.
Added: 2018-04-11

WES Training of Trainers: Trainer's Guide

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

This Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Business Launch resource for trainers provides a Trainer's Manual. Other resources in the series includes: a Business Plan Template, Entrepreneurship Coaching Toolkit, Participant's Guide and WES Entrepreneurship Curricula. All of the resources are available in French.
Added: 2018-04-11

WES Training of Trainers: A Women's Entrepreneur Guide

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

This Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Business Launch resource for trainers provides a Participant's Guide. Other resources in the series includes: a Business Plan Template, Entrepreneurship Coaching Toolkit, Trainer's Manual, and WES Entrepreneurship Curricula. All of the resources are available in French.
Added: 2018-04-11

WES Training of Trainers: Guide for WES Phases for Pre-Launch and Consolidated

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

This Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Business Launch resource for trainers provides an Entrepreneurship Coaching Toolkit. Other resources in the series includes: a Business Plan Template, Participant's Guide, Trainer's Manual, and WES Entrepreneurship Curricula. All of the resources are available in French.
Added: 2018-04-11

WES Training of Trainers: Business Plan WES Model

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

This Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Business Launch resource for trainers focuses on the WES model for business plans. Other resources in the series includes: an Entrepreneurship Coaching Toolkit, Participant's Guide, Trainer's Manual, and WES Entrepreneurship Curricula. All of the resources are available in French.
Added: 2018-04-09

Program of Corporate Economic Reform - PREE 2017

Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Private Sector Advocacy to Increase Algerian Citizens' Economic and Civic Inclusion Language(s): English French

This manual focuses on a new approach to state-enterprise relationships. There are three sections: manifesto for business, PREE 2017 proposals and PREE monitoring observatory.
Added: 2018-03-27

Adapted Training Curriculum

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

The WES-Up Business Growth and Accelerator series includes a curriculum resource that highlights six modules, such as advanced market studies, strategic marketing and preparing your pitch. Other resources in the series include a trainer's manual and a coaching guide.
Added: 2018-03-27

Capacity Building Manual

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

The WES-Up Business Growth and Accelerator series includes a trainer's manual, which aims to help women understand their needs through baseline assessment. It also provides information to put in place a plan to develop participants' skills, networking, funding, production and productivity. It includes detailed instructions and resources for trainers. The series also includes manual and curriculum files.
Added: 2018-03-27

WES Post Creation Guide

Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) Language(s): French

The WES-Up Business Growth and Accelerator series includes a coaching guide with tools, forms and plans to help increase the survival of women's businesses. Also included in the series are a curriculum resource and a trainer's manual.