Merit and excellence are at the basis of the Foundation’s staffing policy, which has a strict policy against discrimination based on gender, ethnic or confessional and party-political allegiance.. Currently more than 100 staff members work at the A. M. Qattan Foundation offices in London, Ramallah, and Gaza, 44% of whom are women.
The accounting policy and procedures provide means for systematic documentation and communication of accounting policies and procedures for the Foundation. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on how to record and maintain the Foundation’s assets and liabilities, as well as revenue collections and expenditure disbursements. View full text.
The purpose of the Risk Management Policy is to describe the procedure for identifying, tracking, mitigating, and ultimately reducing the Foundation’s identified risks. The scope of the document relates to the Foundation’s governance, management and programme activities.
The Foundation's Board of Trustees sees the strategic management of risk as an integral part of the decision-making process, and a way to support the effective planning and evaluation of its activities, including all resource development activities and the development, promotion and delivery of all educational and cultural projects. Risk management is understood to be a creative project component, not an ‘add-on’ administrative duty. Therefore all senior staff are responsible for encouraging risk management best practice among their staff.
A. M. Qattan Foundation is committed to conducting its programmes in a manner that is safe for the children it serves, and to helping protect the children with whom it is in contact. As a non-profit organisation for cultual and educational development, the foundation prioritises the creation and maintenance of an invironment that aims to prevent al forms of abuse and promotes the implementation of its child protection policy.
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Effective media is of paramount importance in transferring knowledge and nurturing a constructive dialogue. The media plays a greater role as a learning and educational platform, particularly in the context of the information and communications technology (ICT) revolution. The media has put forward the best ICT advances, overcoming age-old barriers and reaching out to all people in a timely and interactive fashion. The media does not only serve as a tool that helps to convey a mission and a vision; It also plays a pivotal role in exchanging and providing information to the public. Contributing to shaping public culture, priorities and thinking, the media is highly relevant to the transformation of society.
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