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Said Issa

Writer, Researcher, Trainer, Expert in Social Dialogue and social Protection

Country : Lebanon
Theme : economic anthropology and labor affairs
Brief : A researcher in economic anthropology and labor affairs and a writer in several newspapers and specialized magazines, he supervised and produced a large number of research papers published for local, Arab and international organizations. He is a Member of the Coalition for Promoting Parliamentary Openness, Transparency and Effective Oversight. Founder and former President of the Social Accountability Network in the Arab Region (ANSA - Arab World), Founder of the Article 13 Alliance to Combat Corruption in the Arab Region, Member of the Governing Body of the Steering Committee for the Global Partnership for Social Accountability in the World Bank (GPSA), Member of the Steering Committee:"Building a rule of law society: to enhance of Democratic Governance and rule of law" , Co-founder and publisher of Al Janoub newspaper,E x - Board member at MEPI – LAA, Consultant and supervisor over Transparency project and Trainer, the launch of the Syrian Transparency network, and Transparency Conference in Syria, in collaboration with CCSD support by Hivos (2015) ,Youth and Grass roots manager in LTA (from 2008 till 2013) , Design projects and campaigns on Good Governance, Access to Information, Public Sector Reform, and Youth in Corruption, Electoral Reform and Transparency in Post-War Reconstruction. ,Supervise and conduct research on Transparency in the Budgetary Process and the National Integrity System Survey.  ,Contributed to the drafting of the first annual Arab Anti-Corruption Report. Made comments to the Lebanese Ministry of Finance on its improving transparency initiatives in the framework of the partnership in transparency between the Ministry and LTA. Contributed to the work of Transparency International (TI) in the Arab Region.Team Manager field monitors for monitoring project financing of election campaigns of candidates for the parliamentary elections in 2009 and campaigning for candidates for municipal councils in 2010. Field director for a youth project municipality to develop local community partnership with Mercy Corps. Field director for the project youth participation in the development of the local community "Mocharaka" in partnership with Mercy Corps (MEPI). Field director for the project youth participation in the development of the local community "Mocharaka" (UNDEF). Responsible for follow-up with the Lebanese associations with the Civil Campaign for Electoral Reform. Program Manager Project Lebanon tomorrow in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation. Coordinate field work related to the Corporate Governance project. Coordinate field work related to Lebanese Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (LALAC). 
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