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September 2019

Campaign Accelerator Training in Nairobi

September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

To win lasting change in today’s world, we need nimble teams that build creative and transformative advocacy campaigns that are meaningfully engaging. To realise this, MobLab designed a training: the Campaign Accelerator, a collaborative planning process that blends tried and true strategy tools with the best of design thinking, lean start-up principles, and participatory approaches to problem solving. The result is greater insight, innovation and alignment, leading to greater campaign success. Want to learn how to lead your own team…

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November 2019

Rwanda 2019 Women Leaders In Global Health Conference

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 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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Data-Driven Accountability and Domestic Resource Mobilization for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Commitments: A Practical Workshop for Civil Society

November 11, 2019 @ 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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Data for Digital Advocacy – Training

November 13, 2019 @ 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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Unstereotyping – uncovering and responding to gender biases in communications.

November 29, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mpaka Road, Westlands Kenya + Google Map

This event is part of a four-part happy hour series by Kantar  named “When the Brain Fights Back”.  They will share interesting information from global and Kantar projects and approaches, followed by informal discussions and happy hour drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Venue: Mpaka Road, Westlands (TNS RMS Center) – just down from Brick Court, opposite Bishan Plaza Please RSVP to [email protected] or 0722522657 as spaces are limited. Parking will be available please arrange with [email protected] in advance.  

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August 2020

Request for Proposal by UN Women Ethiopia: SRMNCAH in refugee and host communities

August 21, 2020

Deadline 21 August 2020

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Request for Proposals: Covid-19 response for Adolescent Girls in Uganda

August 30, 2020

Deadline: 30 August 2020

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September 2020

Appel à propositions: Solutions numériques innovantes pour la résilience des MPME dans le contexte COVID 19 en République Démocratique du Congo

September 20, 2020

Date limite: 20 Septembre 2020 Conformément aux efforts coordonnés des Nations Unies pour faire face à la pandémie du COVID-19, l’UNCDF soutient les pays les moins avancés (PMA) et les autres pays dans le besoin par le biais de son mandat principal de construire des économies locales stables et résilientes. À travers une gamme de compétences techniques et d'instruments d’investissement, l’agence veut réduire et limiter les difficultés économiques et sociales des communautés les plus pauvres. Pour plus d'informations sur l'action de…

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October 2020

Job opportunity: Program Management Officer

October 22, 2020

Application deadline: Thursday October 22, 2020 Department: Africa CDC Headquarters Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Background: The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 with a mission to improve human health through the strengthening and expansion of applied epidemiology and laboratory capacity in partnership with Ministries of Health, Non-Governmental Organisations, international agencies, private sector and other public health agencies. AFENET has its headquarters in Kampala, Uganda with operations in more than 30 African Countries. The…

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Fellowship: Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL)

October 31, 2020

Deadline: 30 October 2020 The Paradigm Initiative (PIN) welcomes applications for its Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL). The successful applicants will work full time with Paradigm Initiative team members for 9 months starting from 1 March 2021 to 31 November 2021. As a mid-career fellowship, potential candidates will be expected to have had a minimum of 5 years’ experience as technology or social innovators, researchers, policy experts, and/or entrepreneurs. Fellows must have a relevant postgraduate qualification, be exceptional…

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November 2020

Webinar: Gendered Governance in the Provision of Voluntary Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care in the East African Region

November 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

How do power dynamics inhibit access to voluntary FP & RH care in East Africa? What policies can be put in place to improve the gender parity in this region? A webinar co-hosted by the Advocacy Accelerator and Amref's Institute of Capacity Development. Register here:  

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December 2020

Future Bora Initiative: Supporting Transformational Organisations that Expand Economic Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth – Kenya

December 15, 2020

Deadline: 15 December 2020 Future Bora is an initiative of the Government of Kenya under the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP). The initiative aims to expand economic opportunities for these vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth by supporting transformational organisations that have interventions that are tailored to the local and highly specific needs of these youth groups. Future Bora aims to catalyse interventions that expand economic opportunities for the most vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth between the age of…

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January 2021

Terms of Reference: Consultant to Undertake A Case Study on NGO Law Best Practices in Nigeria & Uganda

January 20

        Deadline: COB 20 January 2021 I. Background of the I4C Africa Hub Innovation for Change (I4C) Africa Hub’s vision is to protect, respect, strengthen, expand, and recover civil society space. Launched in 2017, the Africa Hub – based in Nairobi, Kenya – has been working to strengthen the capacity of civil society through promoting home-grown African solutions, and as a result of being part of a global network, offered network members access to the latest thinking, …

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Lancement de rapport

January 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Rejoignez-nous  pour le lancement  virtuel  de notre rapport,  "L'Impact du Covid-19 sur le Plaidoyer en Afrique"   le 27 janvier  2021 de  8.30 à 1000  Temps Universel (TU).  Inscrivez vous. En juin 2020 l’Accélérateur du Plaidoyer a commandité une enquête panafricaine pour essayer de comprendre quel était l’impact de la pandémie du Covid-19 sur la pratique du plaidoyer en Afrique. Notre rapport, « L’Impact du Covid-19 sur le Plaidoyer en Afrique », basé sur cette enquête, révèle un esprit de ténacité…

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March 2021

Bureau of DRL: Advocacy to Preserve Cultural Heritage in Africa

March 8

Deadline: 8 March 2021 Apply here: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organisations interested in submitting applications for projects that support Religious Freedom in Africa, including North Africa. Through this project, DRL’s objective is to enable members of religious communities, faith based organisations, and NGOs to engage local and national governments and international organisations on strategies to protect cultural heritage, including buildings and movable and immovable properties.…

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Online Advocacy training for Young SRHR Advocates from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia and Ghana

March 10

Deadline: 10 March 2021 Online Advocacy training for Young SRHR Advocates from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia and Ghana Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) with support from the Global Fund for Women and the Adey Hopewell Fund, invites young women from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia and Ghana who are interested in building their capacity in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) advocacy. Participants will receive an intensive high-level training and interact with some of the celebrated SRHR advocates on the…

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