October 7(Monday) 9:00am - October 11(Friday) 5:00pm
Community World Service Asia
HOW WILL THE TRAINING BE USEFUL? National-level organization are considered agents of change as they amplify community voice through awareness-raising and networking. They play an instrumental role in education and changing [...]
HOW WILL THE TRAINING BE USEFUL?
National-level organization are considered agents of change as they amplify community voice through awareness-raising and networking. They play an instrumental role in education and changing public opinion and often collaborate on initiatives to ensure that social development concerns of communities at the national level. This enables problem-solving at the national level by engaging local authorities, decision-makers in government, media and other key stakeholders at different stages of the development process.
To achieve effective sustainable change, NGOs must have the ability to plan and facilitate efficient communication processes that mobilize efforts at both the organizational and programmatic levels. Awareness raising and networking is key to enabling positive policy change in favour of marginalized communities. In many cases, however, the strengths and capabilities of the community are often underutilized due to an unfavourable ecosystem for local action, limited funds and inexperience.
- Being able to demonstrate an understanding of the tools and approaches required for influencing decision making towards sustainable change
- Enhancing knowledge on developing a strategic approach to policy engagement and its communication
- Equipping participants on designing campaigns for social change through policy reforms
WHO IS IT FOR?
- Humanitarian and development practitioners
- Middle to senior level project or program managers
- Coordinators of national-level organizations
All applicants must have an interest and some prior experience in networking and linkages development
MEET THE TRAINER
Qadeer Baig, currently the CEO and Principal Consultant of the NGO Resource Centre has over 20 years of work experience in international humanitarian and development organizations, program management, Influencing for positive change and networking. He holds a Master’s degree in NGO management from the London School of economics. He has designed, facilitated and led numerous workshops, policy influencing campaigns, evidence-based policy influencing workshop for CSOs and relevant networks in Pakistan and internationally on issues of enabling policy environment for NGOs, legal and fiscal reforms in south Asia, child and early-age marriages, women empowerment, curriculum reforms and human dignity.
HOW TO APPLY?
Kindly fill the following form by following this link: Apply Now
PKR. 25,000/- (Including accommodation, meals, training material, certificate. Travel would be arranged by participating organizations.
Early-bird Discount – 10% (for applications received till 25th July 2019)
40 % discount to female participants and special discount for an organizational group
Participants will be eligible to reclaim fee if informed 10 working days before the event.
Applicants will be informed of their application confirmation by July 20, 2019. Please make sure to include all contact information (postal address, email or phone number) for further communication.