Advocacy and Policy Influencing Course

This course aims to introduce participants to the principles of a rights-based approach to Policy Analysis and policy influencing through evidence based advocacy tools and processes.


Course Code
API

Course duration
1 Week

When is the Course

29th May to 2nd June 2017
11th to 15th September 2017


Course Objectives

This course aims to introduce participants to the principles of a rights-based approach to Policy Analysis and policy influencing through evidence based advocacy tools and processes.


Course Content

Introduction to public policy and governance

Women rights and gender responsive public service delivery

Introduction to policy research, analysis and advocacy

Political economy and the role of neoliberalism

National development priorities and the global development agenda

Networking and lobbying for influencing policy change

Stakeholder mapping and action for policy change

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:
Participants should have acquired skills for policy analysis and advocacy in order to be able to apply course content to their country and organisation specific contexts, identify policy advocacy opportunities and work out strategies to engage with their public policy framework in their country and organisation contexts.

Target Group
The course is designed for governance and development actors from the following groups: non-governmental organizations, cooperatives and associations, community based organizations; farmers’ organizations and the media involved in or want to be involve in human rights based approach to policy formulation and implementation processes.

Fee for the Course

Tuition only US$ 350


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