This guide provides background on democracy, citizenship, diversity and conflict management resolution. It highlights the social goals of education for peace, including approaches, prejudices, tolerance, understanding of conflict, human rights and education through citizenship.
The Arab Institute for Women (AiW) at the Lebanese American University produced the Elections Toolkit to build the capacities of women running for election in Lebanon, whether municipal or parliamentarian. The toolkit's six chapters include: the legal framework of elections in Lebanon and women’s positioning in it, the pre-elections period, campaigning, preparing for the periods before and during the elections day, and electoral appeals. The full-sized publication (50 MB) also is available: iwsawassets.lau.edu.lb/files/MEPI%20Election%20Toolkit.pdf
This resource provides training objectives, agenda, overview and slide presentation for training on environmental history, biodiversity and environmental degradation. Case studies highlight Lebanese law, and there is an overview of international environmental conventions. The aim is for participants to have a better understanding of the environment and to select and advocate for a specific environmental law or strategy. Part of the resource is available in Arabic.
This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings comparing men's and women's economic and educational status in Lebanon. It focuses on employment trends and monthly income for economic status, and on goals and fields of study for educational status. The survey was implemented in August 2009.
This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Lebanon. It focuses on support for women and daughters in politics, women working outside the home, women involved in decision-making positions and others. The survey was implemented in August 2009.
This resource provides training objectives, agenda and slide presentation that focuses on how to raise fund for your project or cause and how to present proposals to donors. The presentation highlights fundraising team and strategy, project design, proposal writing and reports.
This manual for young female trainers focuses on leadership, facilitation and conflict resolution, including:
• Leadership skills: teamwork, communication, and application of verbal and nonverbal communication skills
• Facilitation skills: methods, aids, training methods and skills for presenting business proposals
• Conflicts: sources and stages of conflict development, conflict resolution mechanisms, and women, conflict and negotiation
This training manual for media professionals focuses on the relationship between the press and conflicts. It focuses on how journalism and conflict coverage contribute to maintaining security, non-escalation and resolving kidnappings. Part one includes five chapters on skills related to media in conflict and negotiation. Part two has four chapters on how media professionals behave in conflict situations.
This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Morocco. It focuses on support for women and daughters in politics, women working outside the home, women involved in decision-making positions and others. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.
The manual gives overviews, materials and homework for six sessions: laying the foundation, marketing basics, marketing strategy/cost of business, financial concepts, financing business and summation and vision. This is part of WIT's Entrepreneurship Training.
This presentation provides a brief overview of how to develop a strategic plan and goals for an organization. It outlines the benefits of having a strategic plan and details, step-by-step, how to set realistic goals and how to effectively utilize resources.
This presentation describes the benefits of creating a LinkedIn "Company Page" for CSOs, including tools to encourage supporters to promote the organization's cause, find board members and volunteers, and locate staff.
This presentation focuses on outreach crises - emergency situations that occur all over an organization's social media platforms. It discusses three aspects to handling these situations - pre-crisis, crisis event and post-crisis.
This is an extensive curriculum that includes details for several modules, including team development, interpersonal communication, problem solving, decision making, leadership, conflict management and more. Each section includes an outline of the session, session preparation, learning objectives, materials and supplies needed, setup, potential issues and alternative delivery, as well as detailed session outlines and discussion notes. This is part of WIT's Professional Development Skills Workshops.
This presentation focuses on the media’s role and responsibility in covering conflict. It explores the definition of conflict, distinguishes between conflict and combat, and discusses characteristics of conflict related to the media. It also highlights media covering sensitive conflicts and the responsibility of print publications and onscreen programs. Additional material includes examples of news on social media sites and the importance of objectivity versus bias in news reporting.
This training manual on blogging aims to raise the efficiency of media personnel who cover environmental topics. The manual also seeks to increase public awareness and public participation on environmental issues.
This wrap-up of the professional development curriculum gives session at a glance and information about session preparation and session delivery. This is part of WIT's Professional Development Skills Workshops.
This document contains tools for the management of the Professional Development course, as well as background material on facilitation skills that is especially important for technically skilled people new to the delivery of participatory, experiential training. This is part of WIT's Professional Development Skills Workshops.
This introduction to the professional development curriculum gives session at a glance and information about session preparation and session delivery. This is part of WIT's Professional Development Skills Workshops.
This handout provides structure for daily outreach efforts, including noting the number of requested outreach efforts per day and the target audience. It also provides space for remarks, as a reminder.
This resources provides training objectives and agenda in English and a slide presentation in Arabic, focusing strategic planning with social media, how to advocate for your cause using social media and how to target specific groups. Part of the resource is in Arabic.
This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on opinions about introducing a minimum marriage age for girls in Yemen. It also focuses on attitudes toward gender quotas, knowledge of the concept of gender quotas and support for their introduction in elected bodies. The survey was implemented in June 2010.
This presentation focuses on Twitter as an outreach and marketing tool, providing tips for using TweetDeck dashboards, outreach search and keyword list searches. It provides examples of using Twitter to conduct outreach to journalists, politicians, online communities and other CSOs.
This presentation provides tips for improving your LinkedIn network and connections. It emphasizes the value of being selective in building a network, using clusters, groups and advanced search to find additional contacts, and how to organize your networks with tags.
This selection of handouts from a workshop on creating a violence-free environment includes guidelines on how to conduct effective interpersonal communication, how to negotiate effectively and how to create a strategic plan for implementing NGO projects.