Manuals, books, brochures
Elections – 2006. Collection of legislation and normative acts
The publication was prepared within the project “Energization of NGO network by means of creation the Western Ukrainian Regional Center of Election Legislation”, implemented by the Institute for Policy Studies with SEAU Project support.
For free distribution among participants of the electoral process on elections to Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on March 26, 2006.
Elections – 2004. Collection of legislation acts for elections of the President of Ukraine
The publication was prepared within the project “Election School: Share Your Knowledge with Colleagues”, implemented by the Institute for Policy Studies with financial support of Canadian International Development Agency CIDA, Canadian Embassy in Ukraine (February-October 2004).
For free distribution among participants of the electoral process on elections of the President of Ukraine in 2004.
Election School. Manual for a trainer of poll station commissioners
“Election School. Manual for a trainer of poll station commissioners”/ О. Protsak, О. Kotsyumbas, А. Dutkevych, А. Hnyda. – Lviv: Institute for Policy Studies, 2003. – 128 p.
The program for training of poll station commissioners and observers is proposed in the manual. There are described particular features and methods of training of adults, programs of three trainings on election procedures, samples of training materials and tests for obtained knowledge evaluation . For people who organized training of poll station commissioners and observers during elections of the President of Ukraine in 2004, trainers who taught people directly.
The electronic version of the manual can be downloaded from “Civic Space” Portal at the link: http://civic.ua/main/data?t=3&c=1&q=7748
Elections under a Microscope
Elections under a Microscope. Manual for poll station commissioners and observers – Lviv: Institute for Policy Studies, 2003. – 104 p.
The main principals of poll station commissions’ and observers’ activity on different stages of electoral process, in view of upcoming elections of the President of Ukraine in 2004 are considered in the manual.
Possible situations that may occur during organization of the election process are described in accessible and entertaining form. The attention is concentrated on socio-psychological aspects of poll station commissioners’ and observers’activity.
The electronic version of the manual can be downloaded from “Civic Space” Portal at the link: http://civic.ua/main/data?t=3&c=1&q=5747
The Kingdom of distorting mirrors. On the other side of election technologies.
The publication of famous journalists, where the practice of “black” PR-technologies during election campaigns application is analysed, are gathered in the manual.
The published materials were successfully used at workshops, trainings and lectures, held in higher education institutions of Lviv city in the framework of the project “The Voice of Future”. The Institute for Policy Studies was the initiator of the project with financial support of USAID Counterpart Alliance for Partnership. The project organizers’ goal was to teach student youth to recognize “black” PR-technologies and resist their influence not to fall into a snare of cunning politician or his PR-adviser.