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Advocacy & Policy Influencing

Yangon, Myanmar

Influence decision-makers and communicate the evidence

Understand how you can influence a policy process. From first stages to final implementation. It could be your core business or an intrinsic part of your organisation. Obtain a broad set of tools to plan effective advocacy strategies. Conduct actions with well-framed messages, and create coherent paths with your allies for powerful joint interventions.

Course objectives

What you will gain:

  • understanding how to embed advocacy actions in your organisation’s (change) plans
  • practical tools and methods to plan, prepare, implement and evaluate advocacy initiatives
  • ability to analyse stakeholders and policy context
  • insight into building strong coalitions, select your political targets, frame your messages in convincing ways
  • opportunity to practice conducting influential lobby meetings.

For whom?

You are a professional engaged in advocacy, civil society capacity building, governance or transparency programmes.

Course Highlights

  • Approaches to advocacy and policy influencing
  • Developing an effective advocacy strategy including a theory of change
  • Strong message development
  • Dealing with power and principled negotiation
  • Communication strategies and social media

Course Details:

Language: English
Dates: 11 - 14 September 2017
Course fee: € 760
Country: Yangon, Myanmar
(The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

Information & Assistance

Tel: +95 977 30 11 701

Fee information:

€​ 760 + tax. Discount : 10% for MDF alumni;01 free place for organisations sending 5 staff


Registration: before 8 September 2017


Tel: +95 977 30 11 701

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