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Democracy


Democracy and its Discontent
Published: 2010

Organization: Higher Education for Development (HED)
Project: Civic Education Partnership Initiative


This presentation gives a definition of democracy, three kinds of citizenship, democratic theories, principles of liberalism and types of democracies.


Women, Democracy and Human Rights
Published: 2010

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


This curriculum addresses the issue of human rights and democracy. It provides a historical summary of the development of human rights and the role of the United Nations in the development of women's rights.


Training Course for Women Candidates for the 2010 Municipal Elections
Published: 2010

Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation


This document provides background information on the need for increased women's participation in Lebanon and on the basic principles of democracy and local governance. It also includes training modules covering public service, leadership, communication and campaigning.


Introduction to Concepts in Citizenship and Public Life
Published: 2010

Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation


This presentation briefly defines the terms "citizenship" and "citizen" and the link to the concept of democracy. It also outlines the general rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democratic system.


The Citizen’s Guide to a Civilized State
Published: 2011

Organization: Tamkeen Development Foundation (TDF)


This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.


Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers
Published: 2011

Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Democracy and Community Development Program


The comprehensive "Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers" describes and explains the country’s legal provisions surrounding electoral conduct. The handbook provides advice on applying Tunisia’s new Election Law and presents Tunisian lawyers with guidance on substantive law and procedures from the Constituent Assembly. The handbook also highlights potential areas of dispute and legal strategies in assisting citizens on election legal issues.


The Political Empowerment of Youth in Yemen
Published: 2011

Organization: Yemeni National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)
Project: Youth and Democracy Reform in Yemen


This resource describes an inclusive democratization process in Yemen through increasing political awareness and empowerment of youth. The training guide presents a wide range of programs, exercises and workshops focusing on democratic principles. It includes five chapters: concepts of political empowerment and youth; political rights and duties; mechanisms of political empowerment; political empowerment skills; and the future of youth political empowerment.


Yemeni National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)
Published: 2011



This resource describes an inclusive democratization process in Yemen through increasing political awareness and empowerment of youth. The training guide presents a wide range of programs, exercises and workshops focusing on democratic principles. It includes five chapters: concepts of political empowerment and youth; political rights and duties; mechanisms of political empowerment; political empowerment skills; and the future of youth political empowerment.


"Democracy and Community Development Program"
Published: 2011



This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.


Youth Political Awareness: The Yemeni Political System (Civic Values and Political Rights)
Published: 2014

Organization: Open Learning Center for Training & Consultation
Project: Youth Political Awareness


This training manual for youth describes the Yemeni political system in detail, including the executive, legislative and judicial branches. It focuses on how parliament works, the system of local governance, including provincial local council and its committees, and also highlights the electoral system, voters' rights, sorting votes, campaigning, the five stages in an election and electoral appeals.

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