Maha Hilal
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Maha Hilal's Discussions

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ACADEMY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE CITY: HOW TO MANAGE HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE CITY?, European Training and Research Centre

Started Jul 3 0 Replies

The ETC summer academy is back! INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ACADEMY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE CITY: HOW TO MANAGE HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE CITY? 23 to 27 September 2014 Graz/Austria. The summer academy aims at…Continue

Tags: anti-discrimination policy, networking, human rights

Upcoming Workshop: Witnessing: Taking testimonies and constructing refugee narratives

Started Jul 3 0 Replies

Refugee Testimonies Workshop at Clark UniversitySeptember 19-21, 2014The International Development, Community and Environment Department at Clark University is offering a three-day workshop entitled,…Continue

Tags: testimonies, refugee status determination, advocacy, narratives, displaced people

 

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Craig Zelizer liked Maha Hilal's discussion Job: Senior Campaigner, Change.org, SF/NY/DC
Jul 9
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Job: Senior Campaigner, Change.org, SF/NY/DC

Cross-posted from Change.org:  https://www.change.org/careers/3ae8611f-5e62-4b4e-bb61-017c14af0a30Senior Campaigner, U.S.CampaignsFull- TimeSF/NY/DCApply nowChange.org is the world’s largest petition platform, empowering more than 70 million users to win incredible and inspiring victories on the…See More
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John Nboro Layi liked Maha Hilal's blog post From the Physical to the Virtual: Navigating NGOs in New Spaces
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Craig Zelizer liked Maha Hilal's discussion Upcoming Workshop: Witnessing: Taking testimonies and constructing refugee narratives
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Barbara J. Wien liked Maha Hilal's blog post Screaming in Silence: On Changing the Prevailing Practice of Torture
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Screaming in Silence: On Changing the Prevailing Practice of Torture

"Our national honor is stained by the indignity and inhumane treatment these men received from their captors... After years of disclosures by government investigations, media accounts, and reports from human rights organizations, there is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration [G.W. Bush…See More
Jul 1
Craig Zelizer liked Maha Hilal's discussion Get the inside track on USAID's newest partnering and funding opportunity: The U.S. Global Development Lab
Jun 29
Faisal Latif replied to Maha Hilal's discussion Event Tomorrow: "Exposing the Truth of U.S. Torture: Restoring Human Dignity," Washington, D.C.
"I hope that true facts would be brought before the participants and the incidents happened during the 'War on Terror' at Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan and Iraq would be presented. The gross violations of the US Government on International…"
Jun 25
Craig Zelizer liked Maha Hilal's discussion Job: Partnership Development Consultant for Global Partnerships Team, United Nations Foundation, Washington D.C. or New York
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Celine Osukwu liked Maha Hilal's blog post Guide to Civic Education
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Craig Zelizer liked Maha Hilal's discussion Job: Program Manager, Washington Peace Center, Washington, D.C.
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am a PhD candidate in Justice, Law, and Society at American University.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
individual (student), individual (professional)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Middle East
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Student, Consultant
How many years professional experience do you have ?
6-10
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Arabic
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Human Rights
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Fundraising, Research, Qualitative Skills
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Muslim Americans.

Maha Hilal's Blog

Screaming in Silence: On Changing the Prevailing Practice of Torture

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 2:42am 0 Comments

"Our national honor is stained by the indignity and inhumane treatment these men received from their captors... After years of disclosures by government investigations, media accounts, and reports from human rights organizations, there is no longer any doubt as to whether the…

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Guide to Civic Education

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 12:07pm 4 Comments

Civic Education Resource Guide

Are you a member with experience or interest in the field of civic education?  If so, please share your knowledge and thoughts with us! 



Resource Guide Summary: 

This guide will provide readers with an overview of the purpose of civic education, different definitions of civic education, and what makes civic education effective.  The…

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From the Physical to the Virtual: Navigating NGOs in New Spaces

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:19pm 1 Comment

With new technologies readily available, there has been a rise in virtual NGOs.  Navigating the space in which such NGOs exist was the topic of one of the Interaction 2014 Forums. 



Several different ideas were discussed in this workshop and among those that I found to be most interesting, was that of membership.  Specifically, the workshop touched on the changes in defining membership, where in the past, members were those who simply donated money. …

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Making Change-A Multichannel Approach and the Inclusion of Marginalized Voices

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 3:28pm 0 Comments

How can we be global change makers?  Interaction Forum 2014 presents many interesting responses to this question.  One particularly interesting session this morning  that sought to answer this question was a workshop titled “Social Change Anytime Everywhere:  Best Practices to Build a Multichannel Campaign Plan,” with speakers Allyson Kapin, Co-Founder of the Rad Campaign and Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN.  This session was based on their book titled…

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At 7:19am on April 25, 2013, Mujeebulhasan Minhas said…

 Maha Hilal Excellent work , done good about her field .

At 12:20pm on October 1, 2012, Gilda Parrella said…

Thank you for the info about the Baltimore Conference.  Can you provide a link for registration information and costs? 

At 8:32pm on May 20, 2012, Waheed Ahmad said…

Dear Colleague,   

 

 

I have the honor to inform you that the undersigned has been nominated as a Coordinator Juveniles and Minority cell of Punjab Bar Council.

 

Introduction

The Punjab Bar Council came into being as a result of the promulgation of the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act, 1973 (Act XXXV of 1973). The Council commenced functioning with effect from 1st January 1974.

Composition

The Punjab Bar Council consists of the Advocate-General of the Province, as Ex-officio Chairman and the Members elected by the Advocates across the Province.

Term

Five years, beginning on the first day of January of the year. The elections are held, so as to conclude on or before the thirtieth day of November in the year in which the term of the Bar Council expires, and the Members elected by the Advocates.

 

I would like to invite any local or international NGO’s to visit us or to arrange any event on Juveniles and Minorities issues in Bar Council and if possible, please include my email on your mailing list and let me know of your upcoming trainings/workshop/conference on Juveniles and minorities issues by your organization.

 

Looking forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 With best regards,

 

 

 

Waheed Ahmad

Advocate High Court

Coordinator Juvenile and Minorities Cell

Legal Aid Commissioner International Criminal Court (ICC)

Cell#                0092-333-4639652       

 
 
 

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