Advocacy and Policy Influencing Course

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 Fee $350
Full board in a single room(meals & Accomodation) $471 per week
Full board in a shared room(meals & Accomodation) US$339 per week
Hostel Quard plus Meal per week US$87 per week

How to Apply
To sign up for the course click on the link

For more information contact the course administrator Herieth at [email protected]