Advocacy is a joint strategic effort to influence policies and politics. If you want to learn how to influence policies and practices of other stakeholders in development cooperation, then join this course. It will equip you with combined strategies, useful insights, tools and skills.
By the end of this course participants will be able to come up with an effective strategy to raise issues and achieve relevant development goals to which their organisation contributes.
• Advocacy concepts and principles • Analysing the environment • Theory of change based issue identification • Beneficiary participation • Stakeholder analyses • Policy process • Networking, alliance building • (Inter)national strategising • Networking • Advocacy skills • Power, negotiation • Message delivery • Communication • Lobby meeting • Present advocacy plan and strategy.