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According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, simply by virtue of being born, all of us are inherently entitled to certain rights, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class or political affiliation. While many of these rights have been universally adopted and...
As you look around your community and talk with your neighbors, you’ve probably become aware of various needs that you would like to see addressed. There are a number of different ways to address these, some of which are discussed in other Nabz-Iran online courses Service Delivery Monitoring: How...
An important component of a well-functioning and responsive government is transparent and accountable budgeting. Budget monitoring initiatives can rally citizens around a cause that has the potential for very real and tangible results, such as an increase in funding for public services and...
There are many ways to address community needs, whether through awareness-raising, fundraising or just by doing it yourself. Sometimes these approaches work, but many times, the only way to ensure that the government takes responsibility for creating long-term, sustainable solutions to community...
Introduction At a time when information is readily available through the Internet and social media, the ability to distinguish between what is credible and trustworthy and what is propaganda is vital for anyone trying to engage in meaningful debate on political and policy reform. As citizen...
IntroductionThink about your community. What functions well? What improvements would you like to see? How would your neighbors, family and friends answer those questions? We know that the government is responsible for providing basic services to citizens, like education, healthcare and roads. But...
Are you interested in learning how to get involved in the June 2013 presidential elections, aside from voting? Have you seen or heard about election violations in the past and wondered how you could document and report them? If so, this is the course for you. The Citizen Oversight of Elections: How...
Introduction Divided into five lessons, the course outlines a methodology for documenting human rights abuses, focusing on how to collect data and stories and how to report on these with accuracy, impartiality and objectivity. The course is divided into the following lessons: understanding...