12/05/2010 - 12:48 pm
Jafar Alshayeb, Chairman of Qatif Municipal Council in Saudi Arabia, called for forming elected official and civil legislative and monitoring bodies that have the power of monitoring the execution of municipal projects.He said that corruption affected many municipal and utility projects due to assigning such projects to "subcontractors". He added that these projects are usually executed by unqualified and irresponsible workers, and held the responsibility of such actions to municipalities and executive bodies as well...
Jafar Alshayeb- Chairman of Qatif Municipal Council - 15/03/2010 - 12:57 pm
Announcing the investigation results of Jeddah catastrophic floods is a significant step for Saudi Arabia on the way of combating all forms of corruption, and preventing them from dominating public-sector departments. This is to avoid corruption's negative impacts on citizens...
19/04/2009 - 12:03 pm
Jafar Alshayeb, a human rights activist, participated in the Conference of Promoting Dialogue and Strengthening Freedom of Association in the Middle East and North Africa which was held by the Club of Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, in April 19th-20th, 2009. A group of members at the Club of Madrid, experts in democratic...
9/04/2009 - 12:07 pm
18/05/2010 - 01:18 pm
After years of stymied efforts, the reform focus in Saudi Arabia is centering on women’s rights. A recent survey by the Researchers Center for Women’s Studies in Riyadh...
14/07/2009 - 11:31 am
The development of civil society organizations (CSOs) is a distinctive feature in this historic era in various states all over the world for many reasons; most important of which is communities believe that it is necessary to have their members participate effectively in managing the society's affairs and alleviating the dominance of political systems in various aspects of life. Thus, a huge development in civil society concept as well as in the diversity of its social applications has occurred during the last decades in a way that affected...
Editor - 7/11/2006 - 10:00 am
Jafar Shayeb, one of the delegates at the 7th World Assembly in Glasgow in May, was a journalist from Saudi Arabia, who wrote the following report in the Wasat newspaperon his return:
Over five continuous days, more than one thousand participants from 135 countries around the globe representing various social organisations in an international civil society gathering met in the city...
The Daily Star - 27/10/2006 - 07:39 am
Arab Reform Bulletin - 1/11/2005 - 12:44 pm
Rose Alyousef Magazine - 16/11/2008 - 09:28 am
The representative of the Egyptian Rose Alyousef Magazine and the Kuwaiti Al-Rei AlAam newspaper ...
1/09/2008 - 07:24 am
Alwasat Newspaper invited Jafar Alshayeb, the Chairman of Qatif Municipal Council of Qatif in Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, to discuss the Saudi municipal experience.
AlRiyadh newspaper - 16/05/2007 - 01:56 pm
Jafar Alshayeb is the Chairman of Qatif Municipal Council, a social activist who was born in Tarout, Saudi Arabia. He studied engineering and financial management, and worked in several private companies and foundations...
20/02/2006 - 12:49 pm
Islam Online Network - 13/12/2004 - 10:01 am
1/04/2009 - 02:03 pm
AWWAMIYA, Saudi Arabia -- A cleric's threat of secession has brought a swift government crackdown in this...
Reuters - 25/02/2009 - 01:26 pm
RIYADH, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Saudi authorities arrested at
least nine Saudi Shi'ite pilgrims after clashes in the holy city
of Medina, Shi'ite and security sources said on Tuesday.
FT.COM - 12/11/2008 - 12:32 pm
Saudi Arabia is sponsoring a two-day United Nations conference in New York to promote interfaith dialogue to improve the image of Islam as a religion that favours ...
FT.COM - 4/03/2007 - 10:14 am
The New York Times - 9/08/2006 - 11:08 am
Arab News - 8/06/2006 - 09:51 am
Members of the municipal councils in the Qatif region are currently going round to check in person on citizens’ needs and requests.