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November 2018

Advances in Medical Management of Obesity: Training Opportunity

November 24, 2018

The World Obesity Federation is holding a SCOPE School (1 day of training in obesity management and treatment) in Rio de Janeiro on November 24th.  If  you are interested or know someone who is, there are scholarships on offer that cover (travel, accommodation and training costs) for people from low or middle-income countries. A second school will be held in Cape Town on November 30th 2018. To find out more,  click here

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December 2018

Resource Mobilisation Training

December 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Amref Health Africa Office, Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal + Google Map

The Advocacy Accelerator has partnered with Fundraising Training Ltd to a comprehensive training on resource mobilisation. By the end of this fun, dynamic hands on training, participants will better understand how to assess and select an appropriate mix of resource mobilisation strategies, approaches and tactics. This cutting edge training is ideal for those who desire to construct a robust resource mobilisation plan as part of a wider financial sustainability strategy that includes self – generated income. The training will take place from…

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June 2019

Training: Data Visualization for Communication

June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn how to captivate your audiences with effective, interesting and purposeful data visualizations and infographics for the impact that you seek. This short two-day course is a deep dive into adopting data visualization as a powerful tool to communicate ideas and stories. You will learn how to analyze data visually and find patterns, trends and outliers. At the end of the course, you will be able to use free tools and techniques to create eye-catching and engaging infographics. For more…

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September 2019

Open Call – Training on Advocacy and human rights mechanisms En/Fr (Only for CIVICUS Alliance Member – Fully Funded)

September 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

*Only for CIVICUS Alliance Member – Fully Funded* As part of the European Commission’s initiative for regional capacity development, we have an exciting opportunity for individuals and organisations working in Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) for a training on Advocacy, particularly focused on regional and international mechanisms. As you may know, we conducted a needs assessment with a sample of CIVICUS membership to identify capacity development gaps within member organisations and networks. One of the key themes…

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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

ISHR Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Program 2020 for Human Rights Defenders

November 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: December 1st 2019 ISHR is calling for applications for its flagship Human Rights Defender Advocacy Programme in 2020 – the extensive training programme for human rights defenders. So if you are a human rights defender keen to use the UN to push for change at home, apply now! The training will take place in Geneva between 8 and 19 June 2020 and provides defenders with opportunities to put their advocacy skills directly into action at the 44th session of the UN…

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December 2019

Short Course: Scientific Writing & Publishing

December 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Date: December 2 – 6, 2019 Venue: APHRC Campus, Nairobi Publishing research products in international peer-reviewed journals is critical in gaining credibility and authority in technical areas of expertise. One only gets cited if one gets published! In demonstration of academic aptitude and scientific productivity, research products must get published. However, insufficient scientific writing capacity and time limitations do limit research publication. Many postgraduate students prepare great theses but shelf them in the university library where they are unlikely to…

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March 2020

Training Course on communicating for advocacy

March 2 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

This training helps participants’ understanding of advocacy, focusing on importance of communication and practical assistance About this Event TRAINING COURSE ON COMMUNICATING FOR ADVOCACY Register online: Organizer: DATA-AFRIQUE CONSULTANCY ( Course fee :USD 1,000 INTRODUCTION Communicating for advocacy is an important aspect of an organization’s work. Unfortunately, the concept has remained ‘abstract and complicated’ in the minds of many people working within the development sector. Many have expressed the need to have a clearer understanding of what advocacy is…

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Theory of Change for Policy and Advocacy Programmes Training

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

Date: 04-06, March 2020 Venue: Fairview Hotel, Nairobi – Kenya Introduction 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 and policy 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…

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