March, 2019

19Mar - 22Mar 199:00 amMar 22Essentials of Social Mobilization9:00 am - 5:00 pm (22) PeshawarTheme:CEPType:Training

Time

March 19(Tuesday) 9:00am - March 22(Friday) 5:00pm

Organizer

Community World Service Asia

wasiq.rehman@communityworldservice.asia

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Event Details

HOW WILL THE TRAINING BE USEFUL?

Local organizations work with grass root communities on a regular basis. These organizations use social mobilization to raise awareness, motivate people to bring change and development or to organize communities to take ownership of project interventions meant to assist them. Social mobilization also strengthens the participation of local communities in decision-making, local governance and increases their access to socio-economic services. Also used as a tool in advocacy campaigning, social mobilization promotes engagement of affected communities in raising awareness or working towards changing public opinion on prevailing issues.

Key skills and relevantly trained staff is key to effective social mobilization. As the natal step towards community interaction, these skills play a significant role in the implementation of all cycles of humanitarian and development interventions.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

Understanding social mobilization as an approach, its key elements and the true role of a social mobilizerThis training aims to enhance participants’ knowledge on

  • Basic communication skills, ethics and tools for successful community mobilization
  • Managing community expectations and keeping the community intact throughout the project life cycle
  • Power dynamics and conflict management
  • Strategies to promote women inclusion in the social mobilization process

MEET THE TRAINER

Syed Moazzam Ali has extensive experience of conducting trainings with Civil Society Organizations, government institutions, communities and educational institutions across Asia. He has been associated with leading rights-based organizations such as the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Amnesty International. He has been associated with Community World Service Asia since 2003 delivering diversified trainings on Social Development Programs, Youth Empowerment Programs, Mass Awareness and Community Awareness on HIV & AIDS, Local Capacities for Peace (Do No Harm), Political Education Program, Peace Education Program, Girls Education Program in Afghanistan and trainings on Sphere Minimum Standards.

WE WILL SUPPORT YOU EVEN AFTER THE TRAINING! HERE’S HOW

After six months of this training, a free of cost, two-day, training refresher will be conducted for all participants. The participants will receive follow up support in the implementation of learnings of this training in their social mobilization activities. Each participant will get an opportunity to share their progress, discuss challenges and receive technical support to further improve their mobilization strategy.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Middle to senior level Project or Program Managers, Coordinators, community mobilizers of local NGOs and CBOs working in the humanitarian and development sector

REGISTRATION

All applicants must have interest and some prior experience in social mobilization, community organization and conflict management

HOW TO APPLY?

PKR. 10,000/- (Including accommodation, meals, training material, certificate and follow up support)

Early-bird Discount – 10% (for applications received before February 10, 2019)

40% discount to women participants and special discount for same organization participants.

Kindly fill in the application form by following this link: https://goo.gl/regFu9

Applicants will be notified if their participation is confirmed by 25 February, 2019. Please make sure to include contact information (postal address, email or phone number) for further communication

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