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Women Leadership

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Women’s Leadership Programme 2020

The Africa Liberal Network (ALN) Women’s Leadership Programme (WLP) returns in 2020 to continue training, coaching and developing politically active women within our member political parties.
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Women's Leadership 2020 Application Form

To apply to the ALN’s Women’s Leadership Programme, please fill in the following application form.
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Guide to best practice in increasing women’s, youth and minority participation and representation

This practical guide gives political leaders practical advice for how they can attract and retain women, youth and minorities in their structures.
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A guide to promoting womens political participation

This Guidebook is the first of its kind to identify and categorise the range of actions which political parties can take to support women’s participation

Best Practice Guides

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ALN Guide to Best Practice Political Communication - 2013

The content addresses political communication and identifies best practice specifically in the areas of media relations, online
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Best Practice in Managing Professional Political Operation - 2014

This presentation gives political leaders insight into how they can structure their political parties to maximise vote winning.
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Best practice in the use of Social Media for Political Parties - 2014

It is intended to be read as a companion to the ‘ALN Guide to Best Practice in Political Communication’ which goes into further detail.

Best Practice in Policy Making Presentation

This presentation on Best Practice in Party Policy Making was given by Christian Moon, the Head of Policy for the U.K Liberal Democrats, to an ALN workshop in Addis Ababa in 2012.
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Best Practice in Creating a Liberal Election Manifesto

Dr. James took delegates through the process of producing a realistic, substantiated and well-researched election manifesto

2016 ALN Best Practice Guide

A guide which takes into consideration the context of Africa’s political landscape, and is also rooted in a firm believe that liberal democracy holds the keys to our success.

Reports

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ALN Annual Report 2014

As the Third Annual Report that the network has produced, it is an important showcase of the work the ALN has undertaken to advance Liberal Democracy across Africa.

ALN Annual Report 2013

As the second Annual Report that the network has produced, it is an important showcase of the work the ALN has undertaken to advance Liberal Democracy across Africa.

ALN Annual Report 2012

The ALN exists to empower liberal parties to grow their support, to increase their influence on politics and to implement liberal policies when in government.
Democratic-Governance

Liberal proposal for democratic governance and peaceful transfers of power in Africa

Adopted by the Africa Liberal Network at the Liberal Forum on the subject of: “Issues of Democratic Governance in Africa
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Africa Progress Report 2014

Annually the Panel releases a progress report, titled the Africa Progress Report, which highlights the current state of Africa’s economies and is essential reading for anyone working in politics or development in Africa.

UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights

On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears in the following pages.

Guide to Internal Party Democracy

This presentation was made by two representatives of the Dutch Liberal party, D66, at the 2012 ALN General Assembly in Abidjan.
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African Free Trade Policy Paper

This paper was written by the Free Market Foundation for the ALN. It was used to inform the debate on Free Trade at the 2013 ALN General Assembly and some elements were used as the basis for the ALN Declaration on Jobs and Growth.
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African Charter on Human and People's Rights

Every individual shall be entitled to the enjoyment of the rights guaranteed in the present Charter without distinction of any kind

ALN Liberal Manifesto for Africa

On the African continent, Liberal Democratic parties actively campaign to promote political and civil rights, develop a democratic culture and ensure good governance.

The ALN Declaration for Jobs and Growth in Africa

The ALN member parties commit to working for secure and peaceful development for all the peoples and nations of Africa and is providing jobs and growth for the benefit of all
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Minimum standards for the democratic functioning of political parties

Political parties are a cornerstone of representative democracy and serve a function like no other institution.
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African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

This Guidebook is the first of its kind to identify and categorise the range of actions which political parties can take to support women’s participation during different phases of the electoral cycle, including during the pre- and post- election phases.
Parliament-reform

Liberal proposals for the reform of parliaments in Africa

Adopted by the Africa Liberal Network at the Liberal Forum on the theme: “Institutional Reform: the Role of Parliament in the Institutional Game” Bamako, 18 and 19 October 2014

Manuals

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Liberals in Coalition

This practical guide will help parties that are currently considering participating in a coalition government to ensure a successful coalition can be achieved and managed.

Strategic Planning for Political Parties

This practical guide will help to guide parties through the strategic planning process.
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Freedom of Expression Handbook

The pack contains a booklet outlining: The legal issues surrounding defamation and insult laws; a set of simplified principles that
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