June 19th-20th, 2013- Amman, Jordan
Namati, The United Nations Development Programme, The Justice Center for Legal Aid, and the Open Society Justice Initiative are co-hosting a meeting for civil society organizations in the Middle East and North Africa. This meeting will offer legal empowerment practitioners the chance to workshop challenges facing their programs, learn from each other about diverse legal empowerment strategies employed throughout the region, and develop the basis for an ongoing, supportive network of legal empowerment actors.
Legal empowerment takes many forms: legal education and awareness-raising, community mobilization and advocacy, legal aid and strategic litigation, assistance with government procedures, and more. By enhancing legal literacy, capacity, and opportunity, legal empowerment helps people to take part in the decisions – and demand accountability from the institutions – that affect their lives.
The meeting will focus on ways in which legal empowerment can strengthen people’s ability to exercise socioeconomic rights and hold governments accountable for activity in this area. The meeting will bring together organizations that work directly with communities to enhance access to justice in socioeconomic life. This includes organizations working with property rights and land tenure security; livelihood and entrepreneurship rights (including access to credit and subsidies); accountability of basic services; and labor and business rights. The meeting will place special emphasis on gender-responsive legal empowerment strategies that account for the particular needs of women, and the use of innovative tools or technologies in community engagement and documentation.
The meeting is open to representatives from civil society organizations in the region – preferably directors, managers, or trainers of community empowerment programs. Meeting organizers will cover reasonable travel expenses for successful applicants who require financial assistance.
The event will be held in Arabic, and simultaneous translation will be provided.
Applications are due May 6, 2013 and must be submitted to email@example.com.
Click here for an English application | Click here for an Arabic application.
“استراتيجيات التمكين القانوني الموجهة نحو تعزيز المسائلة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية”
بتنظيم من نماتي ومركزالعدل للمساعدة القانونية وبرنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي ومبادرة المجتمع المنفتح للعدالة ومؤسسات المجتمع المنفتح المكتب الإقليمي العربي
19- 20 حزيران 2013
عمان – الاردن
يستضيف نماتي وبرنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي ومركز العدل للمساعدة القانونية ومبادرة المجتمع المنفتح للعدالة ومؤسسات المجتمع المنفتح المكتب الإقليمي العربي لقاء تشارك به مؤسسات المجتمع المدني في الشرق الاوسط وشمال افريقيا. وسيوفر هذا اللقاء الفرصة للعاملين في مجال التمكين القانوني لبحث التحديات التي تواجه برامجهم، وكذلك التعلم من خبرات بعضهم البعض فيما يتعلق باستراتيجيات التمكين القانوني المستخدمة في المنطقة ووضع الاسس اللازمة من أجل خلق شبكة دعم خاصة بالعاملين في مجال التمكين القانوني .
يأخذ التمكين القانوني أشكال عدة كالتعليم القانوني والتوعية والتعبئة المجتمعية ، بالاضافة الى المساعدة القانونية والتقاضي والمساعدة في وضع الإجراءات الحكومية وأمور أخرى، فإن التمكين القانوني يساعد الناس على المشاركة في اتخاذ القرارات وذلك من خلال تعزيز محو الأمية القانونية وتنمية قدراتهم بالاضافة الى اتاحة الفرص لهم وتمكينهم من مساءلة المؤسسات التي تؤثر على حياتهم.
وسيركز اللقاء على الوسائل التي يعمل بها التمكين القانوني لتعزيزقدرة الناس على ممارسة حقوقهم الاجتماعية والاقتصادية ومساءلة الحكومات عن نشاطانها في هذا المجال. وسيضم الاجتماع المنظمات التي تعمل مباشرة مع المجتمعات المحلية لتعزيز الوصول إلى العدالة في الحياة الاجتماعية والاقتصادية بما فيها منظمات حقوق الملكية والأمن الخاص بملكية الأراضي، والحقوق المتعلقة بسبل العيش الكريم وقوانين حماية المبادرات المتعلقة بالاعمال (بما في ذلك الحصول على القروض والاعانات)، والمساءلة بما يتعلق بالخدمات الأساسية، وحقوق العمل والعمال. وسيركز اللقاء بوجه خاص على استراتيجيات التمكين القانوني المتعلقة بالنوع الاجتماعي وبصفة خاصة تلك الخاصة بالنساء كما وسيركز على استخدام الأدوات والتقنيات المبتكرة المعنية بالمشاركة والتوثيق من قبل المجتمع المحلي.
ستكون المشاركة بهذا اللقاء متاحة أمام ممثلي منظمات المجتمع المدني في المنطقة ومن المفضل أن تكون المشاركة من قبل المدراء والمسؤولين عن تلك المنظمات ومدربي برامج تمكين المجتمعات المحلية. وسوف يقوم منظمي اللقاء بالمساهمة بتغطية نفقات السفر للمتقدمين الذين سيتم اختيارهم للمشاركة بهذا اللقاء ممن يحتاجون إلى المساعدة المالية.
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