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Supporting Southern Advocacy INTRAC

Supporting Southern Advocacy<br><br>

19-21st September 2013<br><br>

This course is designed to help Southern and Northern NGOs support effective Southern advocacy, linking local, national, regional and international advocacy. It will cover different approaches to capacity building of Southern advocacy, including participatory advocacy where right holders or grassroots organisations are directly engaged in advocacy. The course will explore approaches for achieving policy change in different socio-political contexts, particularly in conflict countries, fragile states and where civil society space is restricted.<br><br>

The course will also reflect on the causes and solutions to some common problems such as how to integrate advocacy into programme work. There will also be space to assess advocacy strategies and consider effective methods for monitoring and evaluating advocacy.<br><br>

Objectives of the course<br><br>

At the end of the course, participants will:<br><br>

&#61607; Have reviewed options for advocacy support and capacity building<br><br>

&#61607; Be better equipped to support partners to integrate advocacy work into their programmes<br><br>

&#61607; Be able to support others to identify appropriate methods for carrying out participatory advocacy<br><br>

&#61607; Be able to support different advocacy approaches, as appropriate to different socio-political settings, particularly in different contexts<br><br>

&#61607; Be aware of methods for monitoring and evaluating advocacy initiatives, including how to assess the impact of capacity building support.<br><br>

Intended audience<br><br>

This course is intended for Northern NGO staff going to work in the South, and Northern and Southern NGOs supporting Southern advocacy.<br><br>

Core content areas<br><br>

These are the core content areas that will be covered in the course:<br><br>

&#61607; Definitions of advocacy and southern advocacy<br><br>

&#61607; Approaches to advocacy<br><br>

&#61607; Identifying the issues<br><br>

&#61607; Capacity building of advocacy<br><br>

&#61607; The limitations of policy change<br><br>

&#61607; Partnerships and alliances<br><br>

&#61607; Identifying and setting aims and objective<br><br>

&#61607; M&E of advocacy<br><br>

&#61607; Power and change analysis<br><br>

&#61607; Identifying influencing strategies<br><br>

&#61607; Power and space dynamics<br><br>


745.00 - £GBP (*residential)<br><br>

595.00 - £GBP (**non-residential)<br><br>

More information<br><br>

For more information about this course and our other courses please contact the INTRAC Training Team:<br><br>

Phone: +44 (0)1865 203040/201851<br><br>

Fax: +44 (0)1865 201852<br><br>



INTRAC is accredited as a non-collegiate provider by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education.<br><br>

Start date: Wed 19 September 2012
End date: Fri 21 September 2012

Location: Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Event type: M&E Event

Contact details

Website: INTRAC
Contact name: Training Department
Contact phone: +44 (0)1865 203040/201851
Contact fax: +44 (0)1865 201852

Contibuted by: INTRAC, on: 28 Jun 2012

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