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.
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.
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.
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.
This training manual contains detailed information about the concept of inheritance in Palestinian and Islamic law and the laws governing inheritance. It explains women’s shares in inheritance and property rights in religious and legal systems, along with problems women encounter in obtaining their inheritance. The manual offers practical steps for an advocacy campaign to raise women's awareness of legal procedures to advocate for their rights.
This handbook is designed to facilitate improved provision of policy advocacy services by partner business development organizations (BDOs) in the Maghreb. It introduces tools that BDOs can use to organize, prioritize and monitor public advocacy activities and provides lessons learned from recent public advocacy efforts in the region. Training notes and workshop exercises are included, and case studies are provided for Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
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.
This presentation provides an overview of the relationship between NGOs and the local community. It focuses on community development and advantages and limitations of NGOs in this setting. It also provides tools for improving the relationship.
This manual is specific to Yemen and improving the relationship between citizens and their government. It focuses on participatory local governance and public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS) and a six-step process, including a SWOT analysis and engaging stakeholders.