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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
This manual focuses on the importance of television as an outreach tool and describes how to effectively participate in televised interviews. Practical instructions and tips are provided for three scenarios: participating in a talk show, appearing within a news report to discuss a particular event, and appearing to present a specific opinion on the subject of debate within a news program.
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 manual highlights the importance of political finance in the Middle East and North Africa, and provides a discussion of global and regional standards in the regulation of political finance. Country studies are provided for Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Yemen.
The Arabic version of this manual will be available later.