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October 2019

Training Program for NGO Professionals

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This opportunity offers an intensive media and advocacy training for NGO professionals working in the fields of global health, human rights, food security and nutrition, environment and climate change, water and sanitation, entrepreneurship, tech, governance, education and others. The Aspen Institute in Washington DC is seeking nominations for its 2020 New Voices Fellowship which is a year-long program that provides intensive media and advocacy training for front-line development experts. With support from a team of experienced mentors and trainers, New Voices fellows develop and amplify their ideas to bring about meaningful change. Candidates for the Fellowship are…

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Webinar Invite- Finding And Following The Natural Pathways In Advocacy Evaluation

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online

Are you an advocate who really wants to delve deep into what is distinct about advocacy that makes it so interesting and difficult to measure? If yes, this webinar is for you. By attending, you will gain an understanding of how to advance advocacy in a complex and dynamic system whilst distilling authentic effects and outcomes that you can truthfully claim. The objectives of this webinar are:  To engage advocates in a stimulating discussion on the oddities and peculiarities of monitoring advocacy as…

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November 2019

Rwanda 2019 Women Leaders In Global Health Conference

November 9 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda + Google Map

The 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference will convene speakers and participants from diverse sectors in global health. The two-day event includes plenary sessions, panel discussions, interactive leadership and skill-building workshops, and opportunities for networking and mentoring. This year’s conference will include a robust agenda filled with relevant and thought-provoking conversations that inspire dialogue around the leadership challenges facing females working in global health. REGISTER NOW

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Training: Designing Theory of Change for Advocacy and Capacity Building Programmes

November 11 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm
FairView Hotel, Nairobi
$500

About the Training For non-profits pursuing advocacy work, even on the narrowest and most local of issues, defining and measuring success is not for the faint of heart. Advocacy programmes can be complex to implement, and more so complex to document results if the M&E design is not thought very well from the beginning. The typical approach to a successful measurement strategy in direct service—developing a (linear) theory of change and measuring in increasingly rigorous ways until you can prove…

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Data-Driven Accountability and Domestic Resource Mobilization for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Commitments: A Practical Workshop for Civil Society

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Le Chateau at Intercontinental, Nairobi, City-Hall Way, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya + Google Map

Monday, November 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is global recognition of the need to mobilize governments, multilaterals, the private sector and civil society to address major health challenges. This has led to positive commitments from governments and other actors to improve the lives of women, children, adolescents and families over the past several years. Sustaining action on global and country commitments is not easy. Monitoring, reviewing and determining accountability and financial needs that will translate commitments…

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Accelerating the promise The governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. This summit marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. From 12-14 November, 2019, the governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, a high-level conference to mobilize the political will and financial commitments we urgently need…

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Survey on Revised Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 Commitments

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

What do you think about the revised global commitments for ICPD25? Please share your views on the updated list of 12 draft global commitments to be endorsed at the Nairobi Summit by taking part in this new survey. Take the survey.   

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Ethics and Advocacy

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

In almost all countries, health providers and ministries embrace the same core ethical principles: Do No Harm, Do Good, Respect Autonomy and Do Justice. Yet these principles are not always applied to sexual and reproductive health. In fact, in many places, reproductive health services are under attack, and some constituencies are unmoved by appeals about women’s rights, human rights and public health. This session will explore whether the core principles of medical and health ethics could provide a new and…

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Trust Conference 2019 Changemaker / Scholarship Application

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme, formerly known as the Scholarship Programme, is part of the Trust Conference, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation from November 13-14, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme is open to all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women's rights, economic empowerment, refugee support and other human rights areas. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Trust Conference will enhance their work…

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Data for Digital Advocacy – Training

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kampala, Plot 7 Kulubya Close, Bugolobi Uganda + Google Map

Did you know that you can use data for advocacy? Organizations are often wary of creating their own data visualizations or using data because some data projects might require setting up a team of designers, data scientists, and developers to bring to life. In addition to this, even organizations that collect data lack access to the necessary skills and knowledge to extract meaningful information out of it. Join Pollicy on 13 November from 2 - 5 pm at Pollicy New…

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