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 Program Resume - Inam CfP Program Description (Inam CfP)

 Duration: 01.09.2000 - present
 Location: Baku
 Sectors: Education
Political questions

Center for Pluralism “Inam”

INAM Center for Pluralism, as an educational institution, resource and coordinating center for NGO’s was created in October 1995 in Baku. The aims of the Center are connected with promotion of pluralism, development of free thinking, press freedom, civil society, with the priority given to freedom and human rights. The Center organizes round table-discussions, seminars, and conferences, publishes and distributes books, booklets and bulletins on democracy; conducts mass media monitoring and opinion polls; facilitates exchanges of Azerbaijani NGO activists and students with East European and Western organizations and NGOs; supports the creation of new NGOs in Azerbaijan and facilitates their internal and international networking.

During this period Inam CfP realized the according programs:

  1. With the support of Washington’s Freedom House
  2. In October/November1995 Inam CfP provided the monitoring of the mass-media. The program is dedicated to the parliament election in Azerbaijan in 1995.

  3. With the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (Great Britain)
  • September,1996- June,1997 Inam CfP realized the program “Young Political Leaders School”. According of this program conducted the 10 workshop and published the 10 brochures from the series “Democratic Bulletins”.
  • In 1997 and December,1998-September1999 realized the program named “Handbook for politicians” and published the 20 brochures from the series “Democratic Bulletins”.
  1. With the ISAR/ Azerbaijan
  2. September – October 1996. Inam completed à project called “Problems of Political Consciousness in Azerbaijan during the Transition Period”; in the framework of this project, Inam monitored newspapers, and conducted à survey of experts on the transition process. The survey, which included 100 experts, demonstrated that old stereotypes predominated among à large part of the population, and that changing these views is difficult. Inam held à conference attended by leaders of various political parties, students, political scientists and journalists. The results of the press monitoring and the survey, as well as the presentations from the conference were published together in à book under the same name as the conference. This project was completed in cooperation with the Center for Modernization of Azerbaijan.

  3. With the Canadian Embassy (in Turkey)
  4. January – July 1997. Inam worked on à project called “The Process of Forming à Multi-Party System in Azerbaijan”; as à part of the project, Inam conducted press monitoring and à survey among experts. The press monitoring included ten independent, opposition and government newspaper. The experts survey was conducted among 100 people, including M.P.’s, political party leaders, well-known scholars, representatives of the press, and others. The results of the press monitoring, expert survey, and conference proceedings will be published in à book.

  5. With the USA Embassy in Azerbaijan
  6. The Center for Pluralism “Inam” together with the Center of Conjunction of Religions provide the project with the name “The religions in Azerbaijan – diversity of Azerbaijan”. The people belonging to different denominations in Azerbaijan know very little about each other. Ordinary contacts between people belonging to different religious denominations do not add to the possible contacts between them on the religious plane. It is necessary to straighten the situation. The Centers wanted to create the dialog about Judaism, Christianity and Islam in an audience where representatives of various confessions would gather. One of the purpose is to propagate tolerance and freedom between religious with the help of booklets. During the providing period of this project were hold the 7 seminars and published two brochures. (“The religious of the world as à spiritual values of the world” and ”The aflame of cultural and tender conduct between the religious”)

  7. With the Great Britain Embassy in Azerbaijan
  • In 1997. Published the I part of the book named «The Basis of the Political Sciences. To the I part of the book include the next themes :
  1. "Political pluralism and multi-party democracy".
  2. "Rights and political security of ethnic minorities".
  3. "Legal basis of government and society".
  4. "Theoretical foundation, organisation, obligations and methods of protecting human rights".
  5. "Free press and its role in society".
  6. "Religion and society: influence, results, and political solutions to problems".
  7. "Society, Politics and Ideology".
  8. "Democracy and free elections".
  9. "Political ethics".
  10. "Basis principles of democracy".
  • In 1998. Published the II part of the book named «The Basis of the Political Sciences. The themes included to the II part are:
  1. "Contemporary social-democracy".
  2. "Ethno-policy".
  3. "Political radicalism".
  4. "The global problem of the world".
  5. "Conflicts and policy".
  6. "Political conservatism".
  7. "Political liberalism".
  8. "The Army and Politics".
  9. "UNO, OSCE and the New World Valley".
  10. NATO and European security system.
  1. With the support of the National Endowment for Democracy
  2. October, 1997- July, 1998. The seminars according of the program «Young Political Leaders School» were contiuned. During 1 year with the participation of young politicions, the students of the institutes and universities were conducted 10 training- seminars. Published the 10 brochures from the series “Society and Policy”. Most of the participants of this program were from the regions of Azerbaijan. They are members of the public organisations, young unions. Part of them were young activists of the political organisations.

  3. With the Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe (USA)
  • October-November,1998 and January-March,1999. According the program “Education for election” published brochures in 7 themes which were dedicated to the election.
  • February-November,1999. Center realized the program «Young Political Leaders School». According the program conducted 11 workshops and published 11 booklets from the series “Society and Policy”.
  • During February- March 2000 “Inam” CfP realized program “Training’s-Seminars for the activists in the regions”. According of this program were conducted 6 seminars in the three region-Ganja, Lenkoran and Xachmaz (2 seminar in each region, during two day in each region).
  • June-December,1999. Center realized the program «Training’s for the human right activists living and working in the provinces of Azerbaijan. According the program conducted 10 workshops and published 10 booklets from the series “Human Rights”.
  • January,2000. Realized the program named “The training’s for the Leaders of NGO’s in Azerbaijan”. The lectors of the training’s were the Krzysztof Stanowski from Foundation for Education for Democracy from Poland and Ayder Seytosmanov from Crimea. The training’s conducted in Zagulba for 6 days. Published 4 brochures for the NGO’s of Azerbaijan.
  • Published the 4 issues of the “NGO’s Newsletter in Azerbaijan”.
  • August-November,1998. The mass-media monitoring dedicating to the presidential election in Azerbaijan. During this period the results of the monitoring (8 booklets) distributed to the local and international organizations by e-mail and with the publishing forms.
  • In April 1997 Inam CfP organized an international seminar of the Centers for Pluralism (Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe, Washington, D.C.); 45 people from 15 countries, and 50 representatives of various non-governmental organization in Azerbaijan took part in the three-day long meeting. The meeting allowed representatives if Azerbaijani NGOs to meet and make contacts with other NGOs, both within Azerbaijan and abroad, while also giving the participants the opportunity to share their experiences and attempt to find solutions to common problems.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

October 1995 – March 1996. Completed the initial organization of the Center for Pluralism in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe, Washington, D.C.

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING’S

  • September 1996 – June 1997. Conducted à program "School for Young Political Leaders in Azerbaijan". (Westminster Foundation for Democracy, Great Britain); It is a program by all means unique in Azerbaijan as it provides a systematic training in basic issues of applied politics to 45-50 young people, who attend seminars once a month for ten consecutive months. At each seminars the participants (about seventy percent of them from the regions outside of Baku), besides the lecture and discussion are provide with a brochure analysing the topic of the seminar.
  • October 1997 – July 1998. “School for Young Politicians in Azerbaijan”; the project will include à series of ten seminars for young politicians, and representatives of various political parties living both in Baku, as well as from other regions of Azerbaijan. Booklets in Inam’s ongoing “Society and Politics” series will be published, included “The Political System of the USA”, “The political system of Great Britain”, “The political system of Germany”, and “Mechanism of Democratic Elections”.
  • On June-December 1999 Inam CfP realized the program “Training’s for the human right activists living and working in the provinces of Azerbaijan”. In this program take parted 28 human right defenders from 25 district of Azerbaijan. According the program conducted 10 workshops and published 10 brochures from the series “Human Rights”. 5 of the brochures consist the materials of Human Right Centre of United Nations at Geneva. Other 5 brochures were prepared by Azerbaijani authors.
  • 13-18 January 2000 year Inam CfP conduct the workshops for the leaders of non-government organizations of Azerbaijan. The trainers of this training’s were Krzysztof Stanowski from Foundation for Education for Democracy from Poland and Ayder Seytosmanov from “Rebirth of Crimea” Foundation. The training’s conducted in Zagulba for 6 days. Published 4 brochures for the NGO’s of Azerbaijan.

RESEARCH’S

  • September – October 1996. Inam completed à project called “Problems of Political Consciousness in Azerbaijan during the Transition Period” (funded by ISAR, USA); in the framework of this project, Inam monitored newspapers, and conducted à survey of experts on the transition process. The survey, which included 100 experts, demonstrated that old stereotypes predominated among à large part of the population, and that changing these views is difficult. Inam held à conference attended by leaders of various political parties, students, political scientists and journalists. The results of the press monitoring and the survey, as well as the presentations from the conference were published together in à book under the same name as the conference. This project was completed in cooperation with the Center for Modernization of Azerbaijan.
  • January – July 1997. Inam worked on à project called “The Process of Forming à Multi-Party System in Azerbaijan” (funded by the Canadian Embassy in Turkey); as à part of the project, Inam conducted press monitoring and à survey among experts. The press monitoring included ten independent, opposition and government newspaper. The experts survey was conducted among 100 people, including M.P.’s, political party leaders, well-known scholars, representatives of the press, and others. The results of the press monitoring, expert survey, and conference proceedings will be published in à book.
  • The Center for Pluralism “Inam” together with the Center of Conjunction of Religions provide the project with the name “The religions in Azerbaijan – diversity of Azerbaijan”. The people belonging to different denominations in Azerbaijan know very little about each other. Ordinary contacts between people belonging to different religious denominations do not add to the possible contacts between them on the religious plane. It is necessary to straighten the situation. The Centers wanted to create the dialog about Judaism, Christianity and Islam in an audience where representatives of various confessions would gather. One of the purpose is to propagate tolerance and freedom between religious with the help of booklets. During the providing period of this project were hold the 7 seminars and published two brochures. (“The religious of the world as the….of the world” and ”The aflame of cultural and tender conduct between the religious”)

MONITORIG’S

  • In October/November1995 Inam CfP provided the monitoring of the mass-media. The program is dedicated to the parliament election in Azerbaijan in 1995.
  • August - November 1998. Inam was held the program with the name “The mass-media monitoring about 11th October 1998 is presidential election in Azerbaijan”. In the monitoring period observed the position of the newspapers and TV ‘s in Azerbaijan. In the period till the election day, on the election day and after the election day. For this observes had chosen 9 newspapers, which 3 of them were independent (“Ayna”, “Azadlig”,“525-ji gazet”), 3 were opposition (“Yeni Musavat”, “Mukhalifat”, “Jumhurriyyat”) and 3 were government (“Azerbaijan”, “Yeni Azerbaijan”, “Khalg gazeti”) newspapers. The monitoring researched the activities three telechannels in Azerbaijan (“AzTV-1”, “ANS”, “Space”). It was clear that the independent newspapers had objective position to the president election. The government newspapers propagandized the government newspapers propagandized the government and the opposition newspapers propagandized the activities of opposition.

MEETINGS & TRIPS

  • In April 1997 Inam CfP organized an international seminar of the Centers for Pluralism (Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe, Washington, D.C.); 45 people from 15 countries, and 50 representatives of various non-governmental organization in Azerbaijan took part in the three-day long meeting. The meeting allowed representatives if Azerbaijani NGOs to meet and make contacts with other NGOs, both within Azerbaijan and abroad, while also giving the participants the opportunity to share their experiences and attempt to find solutions to common problems.
  • In March 1996, Inam organized à visit to Baku for Dr. Jakub Karpinski, à well-known political scientist. In connection with the visit, Inam translated and published Dr.Karpinski’s book, “Freedom, Independence and Sovereignty”.
  • In 1995-97, Inam organized trips for ten people traveling to various international seminars and conferences. Inam also invited over twenty representatives of foreign NGO’s to Baku.
  • Inam’s receives foreign correspondence from various foreign news agencies, and cooperates closely with the Network for Independent Journalists run by the STINA Press Agency, based in Croatia. Inam translates and distributes texts on Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union and distributes them to the local press.
  • Inam has assisted in the development of the newspaper “525 newspaper”.
  • Since 1997 until September 1998 Inam has facilitated the exchanges of over 50 NGO activists and independent journalists to and from Azerbaijan.
  • On the invitation of the Center the representatives of the organization CEP Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger were in Baku.
  • In July-August 1999 representatives of organizations from Crimea in three groups came to Azerbaijan for the internships.
  • In December 12, 1999 with the invitation of Inam CfP 3 foreign observers came to Azerbaijan for the observation of municipal election.
  • Since its foundation, Inam has assisted in the establishment of other NGO’s in Azerbaijan, among them:
  • The Center for Religions Cooperation;
  • The Center for the Modernization of Azerbaijan;
  • The Union of Independent Teachers;
  • The Center for Assistance for Democratic Elections;
  • The Foundation for National Democracy

BULLETINS

  • In April 1998. “I issue of the information bulletin of NGO’s” in Azerbaijan. The publishing of “Newsletter for Non-Government Organizations ” in Azeri language is very important for such kind of organizations. There are information about donor organizations and foundations which make an activity all around of the world. The materials of “Center for Pluralism Newsletter” issue in English and Russian, have been used with the publishing of Information Bulletin. The bulletin will inform in details about how to prepare projects of the NGO’s which are in Azerbaijan, about the international NGO’s practice and etc.
  • In January – February 1999. “The II issue of the “Newsletter for NGO’s” in Azerbaijan. (Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe, USA). There are “Center for Pluralism Newsletter” issue in English and Russian.. The followings are included here: information about NGO’s in abroad and in Azerbaijan, their activity trends and goals their works on this area up to day, about the international organizations with which they maintain relations, then addresses and soon. The introduced matter is still actual in Azerbaijan and it is inevitable from the point of view of the defense of democratic norms and their progress, of the defense of human rights, of the defense of free word and free personality and of the information to the society about the organizations existence who make these matters real. Especially, different information given about foreign organizations is very importance for the national organizations to improve and enlarge their relations. The bulletin will inform in details about how to prepare projects of the NGO’s which are in Azerbaijan, about the international NGO’s practice, about different typed organizations and funds here
  • In January – February 1999. “The III issue of the “Newsletter for NGO’s” in Azerbaijan. (Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe, USA). There are “Center for Pluralism Newsletter” issue in English and Russian.. The followings are included here: information about NGO’s in abroad and in Azerbaijan, their activity trends and goals their works on this area up to day, about the international organizations with which they maintain relations, then addresses and soon.

PROGRAMS for the publishing of BOOKS, BROCHURES & BOOKLETS

  • September, 1996 – June, 1997. With the support of Westminster Foundation for Democracy “Inam” Center for Pluralism published 10 brochures from the series “Democratic Bulletin” on the program “Young Political Leaders School”.
  • And December, 1998 – September, 1999. With the support of Westminster Foundation for Democracy realized the program “Handbook for Politicians”. According this program published 20 brochures from the series “Democratic Bulletins”.
  • October, 1997 – July, 1998. With the support of National Endowment for Democracy Center published 10 brochures from the series “Society and Policy” according the program “Young Political Leaders School”.
  • May – November, 1999. With the support of IDEE/Washington “Inam” CfP published 11 brochures from the series “Society and Policy” according the program “Young Political Leaders School”.
  • October/November, 1998 and Jauary/March, 1999 with the support of IDEE/Washington “Inam” CfP Inam publish 7 brochures about election each with 2000 exemp. This brochures will be publish in connection with presidential choices in Azerbaijan in the October of this year much important to study à practice of choices in democratic countries. Name of brochures:
  1. The local administrative and self-governing bodies, by Gulamhuseyn Aliyev and Vahid Pervizoglu
  2. The election technology, by Rasim Musabeyov and Dadash Ahmedov
  3. The role of the elections in bbuilding and strengthening of democracy by Rasim Musabekov
  4. The Formulation of Political Party Blocks and Coalitions, by Mubariz Ahmedli
  5. The election experiences of democratic countries, by Ogtay Ibrahimov
  6. The Basis of Social and Political Prognostication, by Rasim Musabekov. .
  7. The democratic election is the self- confirming of human morality (personality), by Mehman Javadoglu
  • It was published the I and II part of the book called “The basis of political knowledge ”. In this book included the next ten themes publishing by the series “Democratic bulletin”. The importance of publishing of this book is that there are not so many political literature in Azeri language. The circulation of brochures publishing by “Inam” CfP are not so many. There are many people who want to have such kind of brochures. That is why we decided to accumulate these themes in this book
  • It was published Ramiz Rovshan’s, the classic poet of modern Azerbaijans literature, poem book with the name “Wing of butterfly ”. Ramiz Rovshan never had the big interest to publish the poems. Because of this, till this time there were published poets two books- first in 1970 and second in 1987. This book publishing by “Inam” CfP is the third book. There are great interest to the book in Azerbaijan literature. The first reason of this interest is the waiting of Azeri readers for the poets book. The book published with the high dizain and with the 118 pages. To the book included 101 poems, written by poets during last 20 years. The author of the preface is Prof. Kamil Vali Narimanoglu. We hope that with the publishing this book we make the glad for the desirous of Ramiz’s poems. The publishing of the book is the great and serious pride for the “Inam” CfP. Because of, first of all we make gratitude to the Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe for the helping on publishing the book.

I. "DEMOCRATIC BULLETIN" SERIES:

All of the authors included in this series are respected Azerbaijani politicians representing à variety of political options.

1. "Political pluralism and multi-party democracy", by Rasim Musabekov
2. "Rights and political security of ethnic minorities" , by Rasim Musabekov
3. "Legal basis of government and society", by Gulamhuseyn Aliyev
4. "Theoretical foundation, organisation, obligations and methods of protecting human rights", by Arzu Abdullayeva
5. "Free press and its role in society", by Arif Aliyev
6. "Religion and society: influence, results, and political solutions to problems", by Niyazi Mehdi
7. "Society, Politics and Ideology", by Jamil Ahmedli
8. "Democracy and free elections", by Fuad Agayev
9. "Political ethics", by Ilham Mamedzade
10."Basis principles of democracy", by Hikmet Hadji-zadeh
11."Contemporary social-democracy", by Zardush Alizade
12."Ethnopolitics", by Alikram Tagiyev
13."Political radicalism", by Akif Nagi
14."The global problem of the world", by Gabil Huseynli
15."Conflicts and policy", by Hikmet Daizade
16."Political conservatism", by Nazila Telmangizi
17."Political liberalism", by Lala Shovkat Hadjiyeva
18."The Army and Politics", by Gulamhusein Aliev.
19."UNO, OSCE and the New World Valley", by Tofig Gasimov.
20."The Basis of Social and Political Prognostication", by Rasim Musabekov.
21.“The theory and tactics of non-violence resistance”. Hikmet Hadjizadeh
22.“Modern geopolicy”. Prof. Musa Gasimov.
23.“NATO and European security system”. Sulhaddin Akber,
24.“The state service in developing countries”. Gulamhuseyn Aliyev.
25.“Freedom and development”. Jamil Ahmedli
26. Ecology and Policy. Sevil Mammadova
27. The looking for the compromise in the public-policy activities. Meherrem Zulfugarli
28. Lobbizm. Rasim Musabekov & Fariz Rzayev
29. Economy and Policy. Nazim Imanov
30. Elites and government. Rasim Musabekov

  1. Political pluralism and multi-party democracy
    Rasim Musabekov, 39pp.

À presentation of western viewpoints on the essence, social meaning, functions and classification of political parties. The booklet also gives an introduction to the practice of legal regulation of party activities in democratic states. Discusses the role of political parties in the election process and in parliament, while also examining parties alliances.

  1. Rights and political security of ethnic minorities
    Rasim Musabekov, 24pp.

The brochure introduces the reader the to international experience of protection of ethnic minority rights, and the activities of the UN and OSCE in the arena of creating à mutual international political basis of these rights.

  1. Legal Basis of Government and Society
    Gulamhuseyn Aliyev, 27pp.

An analysis of the regulators of social life and the constitutional-legal principles of government and societal interaction. Analyzes the basis of support for à legal, secular, and democratic government.

  1. Theoretical Foundation, Organization, Obligations, and Methods of Protecting Human Rights
    Arzu Abdullayeva, 23pp.

The booklet discusses protection of human rights, provides information on the most authoritative organizations for the protection of rights and their activities, and gives addresses for these organizations.

  1. Free press and its role in society
    Arif Aliyev, 28pp.

This work shows how free press functions in developed democratic states, and also gives examples of some of the experiences collected in this regard in Azerbaijan

  1. Religion and society: influence, results, and political solutions to problems
    Niyazi Mehdi, 25pp.

The author discusses the role of religion in social life, and experience with democratic solutions to religious problems

  1. Society, Politics and Ideology
    Jamil Ahmedli, 32pp.

The booklet presents the current views of political science on society, politics, and ideology. The author defines the basic principles of society’s organization and interaction, with an emphasis on the problems of civil society.

  1. Democracy and free elections
    Fuad Agayev, 26pp.

An examination of the democratic presidential process in the context of various party systems. Exposition of the principles of democratic elections, variations on the election system.

  1. Political ethics
    Ilham Mamedzade, 18pp.

Brings forth the essence of political ethics and its manifestation. Also provides an examination of the problems of political ethics during the transition from authoritarianism to democracy.

  1. Basis principles of democracy
    Hikmet Hadji-zadeh, 26pp.

Sets forth the historical, religious, ethical and philosophical-world view core of democracy, the connection between democracy and human rights, and democracy as form of thought and activity.

  1. Contemporary social-democracy
    Zardush Alizade, 19pp.

Exposition of the essence and historical evolution of social democracy and its distinction from radical Bolshevism. Provides information on the Socialist International and on the world’s most influential social-democratic parties.

  1. Ethnopolitics
    Alikram Tagiyev, 28pp.

The booklet describes different viewpoints in contemporary political science on the concept of the nation and inter-ethnic relations. Gives reasons for ethnic-conflict and well as à description of international experience in the regulation of these conflicts.

  1. Political radicalism
    Akif Nagi, 24pp.

Presentation of the essence and historical core of political radicalism. Shows common features and distinguishing traits of its left and right-wing forms. The author demonstrates the un-acceptability of radicalism today and the inability to combine political radicalism and contemporary pluralist democracy.

  1. Global problems of the world
    Gabil Huseynli, 16pp.

The brochure dedicated to the main problem of the world. These problems are the nuclear problem, ecological catastrophe, unemployment, democrafic problems, narcotic problem, terrorism and etc. There are analyses of activity of the international society for the solving these problems.

  1. Conflicts and Politics
    Hikmet Dayizade, 28pp.

There are explained the theory of the conflicts, the peculiarities and dynamics of the political conflicts and the technology of solving the conflicts in the brochure. In the brochure, democracy is shown as a best regulatory mean of conflicts. At the same time, there is given some parts from "The structure of the International Conflict" of K.Mitchelin.

  1. Political Conservatism
    Nazila Telmangizi, 27pp.

There was explained the history and main principles of conservatism, its mutual comparison with liberalism and social-democracy in the brochure. Also explained the relation of conservatism to family, private property and state. There are given information on the conservative parties of Great Britain, Germany, USA and Turkey and on the International Democratic Union in the brochure.

  1. The Political Liberalism
    Lale Shovkat Hadjiyeva, 31pp.

There are explained the history and development stage of liberalism, its distinctive peculiarities with other political movements, ideological aspects, its place in the modern world and Azerbaijan in the brochure.

  1. The Army and Politics
    Gulamhusein Aliev, 20pp.

There was explained the place of an army in the society, the relation of nation with the army, the public control to the army and other questions in the brochure.

  1. UNO, OSCE and the New World Valley
    The history of “the World Valley”
    Tofig Gasimov, 40pp.

The emerge and formulation of the idea of general disarmament, "Nixon and passing from conflict to corporation policy", "Cold War" period, "Collapse of the USSR and international situation after that process" are reflected in the brochure. "The New World Valley" has been thoroughly commented in the brochure.

  1. The Basis of Social and Political Prognostication
    Rasim Musabekov, 32pp.

The following items are reflected in the brochure:

  • historical tradition of social prognostication;
  • scientific grounds of the foreseeing and prognosticating;
  • characteristics of the social and political prognostication;
  • methods of social and political prognostication;
  • analysis of prognosis investigation;
  • political and legal prognostication;
  • social prognostication;
  • modern futurology;
  1. The theory and tactics of non-violence resistance
    Hikmet Hadjizadeh, 32pp.

The brochure dedicate about the philosophy of violence, the policy of violence, the forms and methods of non-violence resistance, the non-violence actions and movements in modern world and etc.

  1. Modern geopolicy
    Prof. Musa Gasimov, 36pp.

In the brochure dedicate about the principles and basis of geopolicy, the geopolitical theories and schools. In the brochure the geopolitical theories confirm that the improving of society demand from the geographical factors and situation.

  1. NATO and European security system
    Sulhaddin Akber, 44pp.

The brochure relate about what is the NATO, why did create the NATO. The readers can learn from this brochure about mechanism of function of NATO, its structure, the strategically conception of NATO and etc.

  1. The state service in developing countries
    Gulamhuseyn Aliyev, 31pp.

The brochure consist from the materials about the main system of the government services. The principles of formalizing of the state service, the attracting of citizens to such kind of works, the category of such kind of services are the topics of this brochure.

  1. The freedom and development
    Jamil Hasanly, 28pp.

The author ask to the question “what is the freedom”, “how can the person get the freedom” and etc. There are two point of view to the freedom, there are materials about the tips of freedom, about psychology freedom, intellectual freedom and etc.

  1. “Ecology & Policy”.
    Author of this brochure is miss Sevil Mammadova.

The brochure dedicated to the ecological problems, its characters, the reason of ecological problems. The brochure accorded about the ecological policy in different countries, the ecological movement in the world.

  1. “The looking for the compromise in the public-policy activities”.
    The brochure was prepared the next brochure by Muzaffar Zulfugarli.

The brochure dedicated to the compromise and agreement in the socio-political live. The brochure answers the question “what is the compromise”, “how to have the agreement in the conflict situation” and etc. There are difference between the compromise and agreement. There are wide material about the variety of negotiations in the socio-political activities, how to use from the international experience in the Azerbaijan situation and etc.

  1. “Lobbyism”.
    The author of the brochure is Rasim Musabeyov.

The brochure dedicated to the important matter in the policy, especially for Azerbaijan. This is the lobbyism. There are information about the lobbyist groups in USA and other countries, the government control on the activities of lobbyist groups. There are material about the influence of lobbyist groups in USA to the American-Azerbaijan relations.

  1. “Economy and policy”.
    The author of the brochure is the member of the Azerbaijan Parliament Prof. Nazim Muzaffarli.

The brochure consist two parts. First part of the brochure consist from the material according the economic policy of the parties taking the right and left political position. The author research the difference of view to economical policy of this parties: the view of this parties to the social policy, to the tasks, to the privatization. In the second part of the brochure the author learns the state property, the own property, to the group property and etc. In the end of the booklet there are materials from the Azerbaijan Constitution about the property.

  1. “Elite and government”
    The author of the brochure is the Dr. Rasim Musabekov.

The brochure is the 30/th brochure from the series “Democratic Bulletins” and dedicated to the theory about the elite. The formalizing of elite, its rule in the society is the materials of the booklet. There are information about the formulation elite in Azerbaijan and etc.

II. “SOCIETY AND POLITICS” SERIES:

1. "Political system of the USA", by Hikmet Hajizadeh.
2. "Political system of the France", by Akif Nagiyev.
3. "Political system of the Great Britain", by Leyla Yunusova
4. "The role of non-governmental organisations in the society", by Niyazi Mehdi
5. "Political system of the Germany", by Asim Mollazade.
6. "The election experience of the countries of the European Union", by Ogtay Ibragimov
7. "Local Government, Self-governing bodies", by Gulamhuseyn Aliyev.
8. "Election Technologies", by Rasim Musabekov
9. "The Formulation of Political Party Blocks and Coalitions", by Mubariz Ahmedli
10."The role of independent Lawcourts in the society", by Tahir Kerimli.
11.“When there are violence by government” by Chinqis Ganizade, Vidadi Mahmudlu, Asker Ahmed, Niyazi Mehdi
12.“Using the focus-groups in political activities” by Rufat Guliyev
13.“Mass-media and policy” by Prof. Rafig Zeynalov
14. “The election marketing” (USA experience) by Azer Gasimov and Prof. Rasim Musabeyov
15. The political leadership, by Rasim Musabeyov
16. The experience of USA political parties. Akif Nagi
17. European Union & European Integration. Tofig Gasimov
18. Women & Policy. Rena Seydrzagizi
19. Political advertisement and formulizing of image. Zarifa Musayeva
20. The parliament control on the activities of government. by Gulamhuseyn Aliyev.
21. Public opinion and policy. By Ahmed Gashamoglu
22. The press service of political parties and public relation. by Arif Aliyev

  1. The political system of the USA
    Hikmet Haji-zade, 23pp.

An exposition on the historical preconditions for the formation of à democratic political system in the USA, federalism, the characteristics of à presidential republic and the functioning of the division of power. Contains the first publication of the USA. Declaration of Independence in the Azeri language.

  1. The political system of France.
    Akif Nagi, 28 pp.

In the brochure are information about the executive court, Lawcourt, and Legislative court system of France. There are materials about the political parties and Non government organizations of this country. The part of Constitution of France Republic, “The Resolution of Human and Citizen rights” (1789 year) included to the brochure, too.

  1. Political system of the Great Britain
    Leyla Yunusova, 16pp.

Brings fourth the particularities of parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy. Demonstrates the role of tradition in the state’s political system. First publication in Azeri language of the most important constitutional acts in Great Britain’s parliament.

  1. The role of non-governmental organisations in the society
    Niyazi Mehdi, 24pp.

The brochure dedicated about the role of Non-Government Organizations in the society, the working principles of NGO’s, the importance of such kind of organizations in the building of democratic and open society. The brochure asks to the questions “Why organized the NGO’s”, “What are the stimulus for the creating of NGO’s” and etc.

  1. Political system of the Germany
    Asim Mollazade, 24pp.

Provides the reasons and the mechanism of constitutional rights in the construction of Germany’s political system under parliament democracy. Demonstrates the role of the president in the system with à dominant chancellor. Gives information on the basic political parties. To the brochure included the Main Law (Constitution) of Germany, too.

  1. The election experience of the countries of the European Union
    Ogtay Ibragimov, 27pp.

The brochure is to present Azeri readers an introduction on electoral system of member states of the European Union. The description includes information about: universal adult suffrage, the procedures of candidates nomination and Voting, calculation polling results and etc.

  1. Local Government, Self-governing bodies
    Gulamhuseyn Aliyev, 24pp.

The brochure consist from the material about the forms of local administrative boards, the main systems of organizing such kind of governing organs, the control on the activities of local administrative organs and etc.

  1. Election Technologies
    Rasim Musabekov, 23pp.

In the brochure “The election technology” are information about the strategy of election campaigns, its planning, the preparing of information of election campaigns, the formalizing of attracting imique and etc. The brochure are important information about international experiences for the people which learned the non-democratic Soviet election system.

  1. The Formulation of Political Party Blocks and Coalitions
    Mubariz Ahmedli, 24pp.

The materials about factors increasing to the formalizing and for the activities of political blocs and government coalitions, the modern and historical experience of formalizing of blocs and coalitions, the practices of creating the blocs and coalitions of parties in Azerbaijan included to this brochure

  1. The role of independent Lawcourts in the society
    Tahir Kerimli, 20pp.

There are information about the historical development of democratic Lawcourts institutes, the Lawcourts system in Azerbaijan.

  1. When there are violence by government
    Chinqis Ganizade, Vidadi Mahmudlu, Asker Ahmed, Niyazi Mehdi, 32pp.

The brochure are about disturb of citizens and human right by government in the countries living transition period and the activities of the people in this condition. There are information about the non violence activity experience of citizens in different countries, for example in India, in South Africa, activities of Negro’s in USA and etc.

  1. Using the focus-groups in political activities
    Rufat Guliyev, 24pp.

In this brochure there are wide information about focus groups, about methods of sociological research. One of the interview methods is the focusing method.

  1. Mass-media and policy
    Prof. Rafig Zeynalov, 24pp.

This materials relates about urgent items. As soon as Azerbaijan had become an independent republic the democratic processes speeded up. There are different opposition parties and forces in the country. What kind of relations must be established between these organizations and media? This brochure comprise complete information about relations between government and media, about political marketing and etc. With this brochures we can gain experience of different countries on this fields, such as France, Germany, Great Britain, USA and other.

  1. The election marketing (USA experience)
    Prof. Rasim Musabeyov and Azer Gasimov, 38pp.

The brochure dedicate about the essence of the election marketing, the beginning of election campaigns, the organizing election groups, the organizing the work of this group, and etc.

  1. The political leadership
    Rasim Musabekov

The brochure dedicate the leadership conception in modern politologe, the characters of leaders, and etc. The brochure asks to the questions “who are the leaders”, “what is the leadership”, “How to make the agitation for leaders ” and etc

  1. The experience of USA political parties.
    Akif Nagi

“The experiences of political parties of USA”. The brochure is in the 32 pages from the series “Society and Policy”. There are wide information about the history of formulation, the function of the political parties of USA, its rule in the American society, in the improvement of the state, in the formulation of government

  1. European Union & European Integration.
    Tofig Gasimov

The importance of this booklet is that there are interesting materials about the formulation of the European Economic Union, the reason which have à influence to this processes, about the agreements in the different fields of the cooperation between the countries which are members of the Union. There are information about the institutional structure of the Union and etc. In the period of formulation the relation between Azerbaijan and European Union the brochure is the great help the persons who has an interest to this relation and to the integration processes.

  1. Women & Policy.
    Rena Seydrzagizi

The author investigate one of the main problem of the society. This problem is the gender problem. The author learned the character of the gender problem, the history of international women movement, the experience of this movement, the rule or the women movement in the history of Azerbaijan, the women right and etc.

  1. Political advertisement and formulizing of image.
    By Zarifa Musayeva

In the brochure is according the rule of the political advertisement in the victory of politicians, the importance of political advertisement as the component of political activities, investigated the components of political advertisement, the using spheres of such kind of activities, learned the purpose and mechanism of this activities. The materials about political advertisement on the mass media are the part of this booklet. The second part of the brochure is dedicated to the formulation of political image for politicians. There are information about the factors influenced to the image, the elements of political image, learned the technology of formulation of image, the stage of this activities and etc.

  1. The parliament control on the activities of government. (in 24 pages)
    By Dr. Gulamhuseyn Aliyev.

There are information about the discussion of direction of activities of government in the parliament, ratification of budget and realization of financial policy of government. There are different types of parliament control on the activity of government. They are report, interpolation, investigation, impeachment and etc. In the brochure the mechanism of such kind of control learned in detail.

  1. Public opinion and policy.
    By Ahmed Gashamoglu in 20 pages.

The brochure consist from the material about the character of public opinion, the different stage of the determine of public opinion, same problems when the foreign specialists want to learn the public opinion in the country. The author research that the political parties must give attention to public opinion in the activities, the importance of public opinion in the governing of states.

  1. The press service of political parties and public relation. (in 28 pages)
    By Arif Aliyev the chief of the “Yeni Nesil” (New Generation) Journalists Union.

The brochure consists the materials about how must be the information service of the political parties, the character of the relation of political parties with the mass-media. The readers can find the answers to such kind of question as “What is the information Service”, “Why the information services is important for parties”. There are information about the preparing press-relies and other documents, about the providing of press-conference and interview. The other part of the brochure is dedicated to the Ethics Codex of Azerbaijan journalists and etc.

III. "DEMOCRATIC EXPERIENCE" SERIES:

  1. Democratic elections. By Xagani Jafarli
  2. The organisation of the municipal self-governing bodies. By Xagani Jafarli
  3. National economical security. By Jalal Sadig Aliyev,
  1. Democratic elections
    (Experience of USA, Great Britain, Germany and France)
    Hagani Jafarli, 17pp.

The brochure consist from the materials about the election in the Eastern countries, its providing technology, the difference of election mechanism in different countries and etc.

  1. The organisation of the municipal self-governing bodies
    (Experience of Germany, Great Britain, Portugal, Spain, Italy and France)
    Hagani Jafarli, 17pp.

It is the first brochure in the field of local administrative government which “Inam” CfP published. The importance of this brochure is that the local administrative governing is new system in Azerbaijan. Because of the information about this organs are not wide-separated. In the brochure “The local administrative court” there are information about formalizing such kind of government in the international experience. The experiences of foreign countries offered with comparison. In the brochure there are information about kind of local government, its main system , the authorities such kind of government, the questions how to control of its function. The experiences of Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Italy and France in this field showed in brochures.

  1. National economical security
    Jalal Sadig Aliyev, 20pp.

One of the important questions for Azerbaijan Republic living the transition period is an ensuring economic safety. In the brochure there are information about determination and surmounting the factors which can create à danger for the economy of the countries. Main purposes of economical security are the ensuring normally existence of society, personalities and states.

IV. "HUMAN RIGHTS" SERIES:

5 of the brochures from this series is the translation of the documents and other international norms adopted by UNO. These brochures are:

  1. The mechanisme about human rights.
  2. “The national organizations which have activities for the defense and education of human rights”.
  3. The refugees and human rights.
  4. The rights of lubber migrants
  5. Children rights

5 of the brochures from this series is prepared by Azerbaijanian authors:

  1. Human rights. The main idea of the humanity. By Hikmat Hajizade
  2. Prisoners rights. By dr. Namik Aliyev
  3. The women rights. By Rena Seydrzakizi
  4. The organizing of public defence. By Saida Gojamanli
  5. About the history of the defence of human rights. By Arzu Abdullayeva
  6. The rights of prisoners
  7. The children rights
  8. The Woman Rights
  9. The organization of Public Defense
  10. History of Defense of Human Right
  1. “The mechanism about human rights”. The brochure is the translation of the materials publishing by Human Rights Center of United Nations Organization Department in Geneva. The materials translating by Tehran Veliyev. The brochure dedicated to the international interest to the Human Right. There are materials about the organizations and committees of UNO and it’s activities on the sphere of human rights. This fields are various: economy, social, education, culture, gender and etc. There are information about the activity of UN commissions on the problems of national and ethnic minorities and etc.
  2. “The human right. The main idea of humanity”. The author of the brochure is Hikmat Hajizadeh. The brochure is dedicated to the history of human right, the human rights in Middle Age and in XX Century. There are materials about the mechanism of international control on the sphere of human rights, about the human rights question in the foreign policy of USA.
  3. “The national organizations which have activities for the defense and education of human rights”. The brochure is the translation of the materials publishing by Human Rights Center of United Nations Organization Department in Geneva. The materials translating by Tehran Veliyev. This brochure is dedicated to the international and national (local) organizations which make an activities on the sphere of human rights. There are materials about the UN and national organizations and committees, its activities. There are information about the activity of UN commission and Ombudsmen.
  4. “The human rights and refugees”. The brochure is the translation of the materials publishing by Human Rights Center of United Nations Organization Department in Geneva. The materials translating by Tehran Veliyev. The brochure dedicated to the activities of organizations which have activities for the solving the refugees problems. The policy of UN, its organizations and commissions, its documents the principles of this activities are the main matter of this brochure. There are materials about the statutes of refugees, they rights in this booklet. The activities of international commonweal’s for the solving of this problem is the actual problem of our Center.
  5. “The rights of migrants”. The brochure is the translation of the materials publishing by Human Rights Center of United Nations Organization Department in Geneva. The materials translating by Tehran Veliyev. In the brochure learned the reason of different kind of migration, the kind of discrimination- education, medical services and etc.- to the migrants in the different countries. Noted that there are inadmissible such kind of discrimination. There are material about the International Convention about the Right of Labor-Migrants and they family, the main international documents and norms in this fields. There are information about the policy and activity of the International Labor Organization and etc.
  6. “The rights of prisoners”. The author of the brochure and lector of the seminar is Ph.D. Namiq Aliyev. The brochure is dedicated to the international documents and norms according the rights of prisoners, the standards rules of treatment with the prisoners. There are information how must be the buildings in the prisons, the condition of the dresses and the medical services for the prisoners and etc. There are information about the rules in this fields in Azerbaijan, treatment to the ailing and madness prisoners in Azerbaijan laws and etc.
  7. “The children rights”. The brochure is the translation of the materials publishing by Human Rights Center of United Nations Organization Department in Geneva. The materials translating by Tehran Veliyev. The brochure is dedicated to the international norms and documents according the children’s rights, the standard rules of treatment with the children. There are material about the activities of the Committee of Children Rights, other international organizations which make an activities for the defense of children rights. There are wide information about the Convention of Children Rights and items of Convention.
  8. “The Woman Rights”. The author of the brochure and lector of the seminar is Ph.D. Rena Seyidrzakizi. The brochure is dedicated to the history of the flying for woman rights, to the international norms and documents according of the women rights, the international measures of UN and other organizations about of this rights, the importance and roles of this measures in the defense of woman rights, the international Convention about liquidate of infringement of all form of women rights and etc. There are materials about the woman rights problem in Azerbaijan.
  9. “The organization of Public Defense”. The authors of the brochure are Saida Gojamanli and Sahib Mamedov. There are materials about the activities of NGO’s, international organizations and committees in the first part of the brochure. The other part of the brochure is dedicated to the activities of the different organizations which make an activities on the defense of human rights in Azerbaijan in the different stages of democratic movements.
  10. “History of Defense of Human Right”. The authors of the brochure are Arzu Abdullayeva and Sajida Abdulvakhabova. The brochure is dedicated to the history of human right in the different stage of human epoch, the activities for the defense of human rights. There are materials about the roles of non-government organizations for the defense of human right. There are materials about the human rights in ex-Soviet Union, activities of the organizations which make activities on the defense of rights.

IV. "For the NGO’s" SERIES:

  1. “The basis of the parliament procedures”,
  2. “How to write à proposal”,
  3. “Ethics at publics service. American model”,
  4. “To organize à Congress”,
  5. The III sector in the democratic society,
  1. The basis of the parliament procedures
  2. “How to write a proposal”. The authors of the brochure are Terence Ryan and Krzysztof Stanowski.

The matters which must be taken into consideration for writing a proposal, ways of fundraising process are learned in the brochure. The relations between sponsors and recipients, the methods of approaching to sponsors interests is given as the main problem.

Presenting one’s wishes to sponsors is learned at the part “The anatomy of the proposal”. It means that when the sponsor reads your proposal he must find the answers to such kind of questions as “Who are you?”, “Which work are you intending to implement?”, “How much financial means is necessary for implementing the project?”, “What is the duration of your project?”

In other parts of the brochure is shown how must be written such part of the project (background, problem statement, objectives, description of activities, evaluation, budget, the parts of the budget).

The other part of the brochure is dedicated to finding sponsors, principles of working with the Western and domestic sponsors.

  1. “Ethics at publics service. American model” The author of the brochure is Ted Contec.

The behavior standards of federal state workers in USA is looked through at the brochure. The USA model of state workers behavior standards, the role of state in American system is cleared up here, the role of bureaucratic system at the management, behavior standards, also the behaviors which are permissed is shown at the brochure.

The short explanation of control methods, keeping of this standards, their implementation is giving here. There is information about the limits which must be taken into consideration by those how are in state service, also the essence of limits after the resignation. Their independent activities’ borders and frames are explained.

  1. “To organize a Congress”. The author of the brochure is Krzysztof Stanowsky.

The brochure is dedicated to the such kind of problems which we met in organizing Congress, obstacles which we met on our ways of prevention them. The rules of conducting the Congress, the opening and ending ceremony are explained stage by stage.

The brochure consists of the materials about organizing Congress work, planning work for future, changes at the regulation of the organization, elections to self-governmental organs, giving candidates, voting, counting of signatures and results of elections.

There is also an important information on how to hold meetings in small organizations.

At the end of the brochure approximate time-limit of the Congress is given.

  1. “The third sector in the democratic society”. The author of the brochure is Krzysztof Stanowski.

The brochure is dedicated to the importance of the third sector in the society, its roles in the solving of the problems. There are materials about the activities of non- governmental organizations in the Eastern and Central Europe.

The part of the brochure is the information how to create the public organizations. These materials are dedicated to the registration of such kind of organizations in the different countries, the difference between the norms and rules in these countries.

The other part of the brochures is dedicated to the rebate and condescension to the organizations, which make public activities, the types such kind of forgiving.

There are information about the fundraising and financing the public activities and non-governmental organizations, the resources such kind of activities.

Brochures with the massive circulation:

1. The local administrative and self-governing bodies, by Gulamhuseyn Aliyev and Vahid Pervizoglu
2. The election technology, by Rasim Musabeyov and Dadash Ahmedov
3. The role of the elections in bbuilding and strengthening of democracy by Rasim Musabekov
4. The Formulation of Political Party Blocks and Coalitions, by Mubariz Ahmedli
5. The election experiences of democratic countries, by Ogtay Ibrahimov
6. The Basis of Social and Political Prognostication, by Rasim Musabekov.
7. The democratic election is the self- confirming of human morality (personality), by Mehman Javadoglu

In the brochures “ The election experiences of democratic countries ” are information about election experiences of USA and the 12 countries which are members of European Union. The are learning the experiences the small and the great countries: such as Great Britain, Germany, France and the small countries such as Lukcemburg.

In the brochure “The local administrative court” there are information about formalizing such kind of government in the international experience. The experiences of foreign countries offered with comparison. In the brochure there are information about kind of local government, its main system , its authorities such kind of government, the questions how to control its function. The experiences of Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Italy and France in this field showed in brochures.

In the brochure “The election technology” are information about the strategy of election campaigns, its planning, the preparing of information of election campaigns, the formalizing of attracting imique and etc. The brochure are important information about international experiences for the people which learned the non-democratic Soviet election system.

This brochures were chosen from the brochures (50 brochures) printing by “Inam” Center for Pluralism. When the brochures were chosen for reprinting the political situation in the country had taken into consideration. The democratic election is the actual in Azerbaijan, that is whey the reprinted brochures accorded about election.

Every brochures destined for massive people. The knowledge of people about his election rights are important and useful for the providing the democratic election. There are great interest to the brochures from the political parties of country. The big part of the brochures were distributed to the political parties. The latest information is that there are great interest to this brochures in the regional departments of the parties.

September 2000



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