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Preparatory Stakholder Analysis for the World Humanitarian Summit MENA Consultation
Report of the Middle East and North Africa regional consultation in preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit (  Summary of issues raised including section on humanitarian financing. 2015. 31 pages. Also available in Arabic at
Private Oxfam International Briefing for “Conference in Support of the Palestinian Economy for the Reconstruction of Gaza” on 2 March 2009
Non-public briefing note to frame issues in advance of the 2009 donor conference in response to the 2008-9 Israeli aggression on Gaza. Addresses politicization of aid and accountability of aid damage, among other issues. 2009. 6 pages. English only.
Legal and Tactical Guide: Palestinian Human Rights Advocacy in the U.S.
 A unique and valuable exploration of the legal risks facing pro-Palestinian activists in the United States. Addresses free speech, criminal issues, lawsuits, campus-specific issues, surveillance, and legal aspects of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). Produced jointly by Palestinian Solidarity Legal Support and Center for Constitutional Rights. 2013. 25 pages. English only.
Human Rights for Dignity: A Primer on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Introduction to social, economic and cultural rights and parties' obligations under international law. Includes section (pages 130-141) on different approaches to claiming rights. By Amnesty International ( 2014. 145 pages. In Arabic at file:///Users/noramurad/Downloads/pol340012014ar.pdf.
Independent Review of Poverty Reduction & Development Assistance
A report titled, "Rethinking Partnerships in a Post-2015 World: Towards Equitable, Inclusive and Sustainable Development." Includes sections on types of partnerships, rights-based approach, and donor country reports. By: The Reality of Aid ( 2014. 298 pages. English only.
Aid and Budget Training Modules 1-6
An excellent series of modules to strengthen skillsof civil society organisations working on aid and budget analysis, monitoring and advocacy. Module 1 – Introduction to development aid, budgets and accountability; Module 2 – Accessing aid information: Data sources; Module 3 – Right to information; Module 4 – Analysing aid and budgets; Module 5 – Using aid and budget analysis for advocacy; Module 6 – Monitoring aid and budget transparency. 2015. 40 pages. By: Development Initiatives (, Integrity Action, the International Budget Partnership and Publish What You Fund. Arabic translation available.