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Training Workshop for Municipal and Decentralization Candidates: Campaign Management and Increasing of Winning-Irbid


9:30 – 10:00 
Welcome and Registration


10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

workshop goals and expectations of participants

-Speech by Mr. Oraib Al Rantawi
Director-General of Al-Quds Center for Political Studies

-Speech by Hala Abu Ghazaleh
The Project Manager, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung -(KAS) - Jordan Office

10:30- 12:30 First Session: The: Aspects of Elections

Legal framework of municipalities and decentralization; role of municipalities and governorate councils in the Jordanian political system; utilizing the full extent of power; role of elected officials
Electoral procedures
Guarantee of fair elections
Rights of candidates
Responsibility of candidates
Electoral campaigning

Dr. Ahmed Abdullah Jribia
PhD Political Science - part-time lecturer at the University of Jordan, trainer of trainers certified by the Independent Electoral Commission 2013-present.

12:30 – 1:00 Coffee Break

1:00 – 2:30 Second Session: Continuation of the: Aspects of Elections

Polling machines
Awareness on paper voting
Automatic calculation of representative seats for women in the Municipal and Governorate Councils
Withdrawing from the nomination process
Appealing final election results

2:30 – 3:30 Lunch

30:30 – 5:00 Third Session: Discussing Campaign Management and Keys to Success

Discussions with members of local and municipal councils
Learning from the successful experiences of people who have already gone through the process

Hala Salem
Executive Director of Al Quds Center for Political Studies

Mr. Ahmed Semih
Former member of the Governante Council of Al-Tafilah

Ms. Tharw Al Shebli
Former member of Mahes Municipal Council