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Technical Areas: Governance and Human Rights
Teaching for Peace
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Organization: Lebanese American University
Project: Equality for Everyone: Gender Reform from Grassroots to Government
Arabic
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.

Fighting Child Labor through Social Inclusion and Financial Education
Published:
Organization: Algerian Network for the Defense of Children's Rights NADA
Project: Fighting against Child Labor Through Social Inclusion and Financial Education
Arabic
This slide presentation summarizes a report from the National Symposium on the Protection of Children from Economic Exploitation in the Parallel Market. Key themes include: • delineating the negative effects of economic exploitation on the normal development of children; • increasing and intensifying efforts to protect children from economic exploitation; and • integrating and rehabilitating previously exploited children and adolescents.

Basic Law Draft of Local Elections
Published: 2017
Organization: Club UNESCO Alesco Gafsa
Project: Empowering/Training Women in Gafsa Region to Become Political Actors
Arabic
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
Organization: Club UNESCO Alesco Gafsa
Project: Empowering/Training Women in Gafsa Region to Become Political Actors
Arabic
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.

Finance and Budget Guide
Published: 2017
Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program
Arabic
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.

Training Session on Municipal Administration and Project Management
Published: 2016
Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program
Arabic
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.

HR and Job Description Guide
Published: 2016
Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Libyan Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program
Arabic
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.

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
Arabic
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.

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.


Administrative Corruption in Lebanon: Key Features and Ways Ahead
Published: 2015
Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Strengthening the Rule of Law in Lebanon through Rights Education
English

This report describes a 2013 administration corruption survey, outlines the status of bribery in Lebanon and describes a proposed strategy for addressing corruption in public administrations. Both English and Arabic are included.


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
English

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.


Leadership Skills and Peacebuilding
Published: 2015
Organization: Kuwaiti Human Rights Society
Project: Youth Leadership for Peace-Building (YLP)
Arabic
This guide describes the peace-building process with a focus on integrated concepts and culture. It highlights development of leadership skills for advocacy campaigns and factors for garnering external support. The guide also identifies concepts and types of human rights, good governance, effective project writing and training skills.

New Tactics for Human Rights: Background and Fundamentals
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This curriculum guide describes how to teach human rights and the philosophy of Sun Tzu. His lessons emphasize three sources of knowledge, including knowing yourself, knowing your opponent and knowing your playing ground. It describes new tactics for human rights, which is organized around the analysis of potential solutions rather than analysis of the issues.

Guide to Monitoring Public Money
Published: 2014
Organization: Organization for Promoting Integrity (OPI)
Project: Women Against Corruption and for Women’s Participation
Arabic

This manual provides an introduction to corruption, including a focus on combatting corruption and a broad overview of the manifestations of wasting public money. It also includes information on how to monitor and document incidents of wasting public money and the responsibility of official public bodies to protect public funds. The guide presents methods for reporting and following up on incidents where public money is being wasted, emphasizing the rights of the citizen.


Strengthening Women Parliamentarian's Social Media Skills
Published: 2014
Organization: Daem For Media
Project: Strengthening Women Parliamentarians Media Skills
Arabic

This training manual provides general information about the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter and includes instructions for creating accounts. It also provides an overview of tools and features for new users and highlights tips for public figures.


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