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 objective of this lecture was to discuss issues related to the concept of identity and how it is related to the field of civic engagement. Key points include the concept of identity, civic and minority ethnic nationalism, and building civic identity.
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 advocacy manual for Tunisian youth promotes constructive dialogue between various socio-political groups. It provides tools to work with local officials and communities in a positive manner and focuses on youth councils, a network of young leaders that works on both local and national issues.
The curriculum gives a brief history of the definition of human rights, international standards, the importance of international instruments and agreements, and the obligation of nations to protect and promote human rights. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities and handouts for a 1.5 hour session.
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.