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December 2019

Basic Advocacy Online Training Modules

December 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Taught by ACASA Trainings About the Instructor They are a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together toward the elimination of sexual violence and advocating for sexual assault victims’ rights and services. ACASA provides cohesion, vision and resources to members, while working to change public attitudes and beliefs surrounding sexual violence issues. Enroll for free Course Curriculum Basic Advocacy Online Training Course Module 1 Sexual Assault Dynamics and Rape Culture FREE PREVIEW Module 1 Sexual Assault Dynamics and Rape Culture…

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Human Rights Activism, Advocacy and Change

December 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Duration: 12 Weeks 6-10 hours (per week) Language: English Learn about the role of social movements, advocacy groups and activism in bringing about social change. In this course you will explore the role of social movements, advocacy groups and different forms of activism in bringing about change. It covers a range of social movement theories and concepts and explores specific movements and campaigns to illustrate the diversity of movement philosophies, methods and outcomes. In all societies, advocates and activists play…

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January 2020

Webinar invitation – Measuring Meaningful and Structural Youth Engagement and Participation

January 28 @ 5:00 pm

January 28, 2020 at 9:00 am EST (2:00 pm Dakar; 3:00 pm Abuja; 5:00 pm Nairobi; 7:30 pm Delhi) The Challenge Initiative (TCI) aims to increase use of modern contraceptive methods among all women 15-49 years of age in urban poor areas. This includes a special focus on empowering young people by improving their knowledge and attitudes about contraceptives, improving their self-efficacy to use and access to contraceptives and creating an enabling environment that allows them to freely obtain informed-choice contraceptive…

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The Health for All Film Festival

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

WHO invites filmmakers to participate in our inaugural film festival Film has the unique ability to make us feel. To make us laugh, cry and think. Through the creation of compelling human-interest stories, filmmakers have the potential to influence health and catalyze change. Films are a powerful way to raise awareness, improve understanding and encourage action. That's why in May 2020, on the occasion of the 73rd World Health Assembly, WHO will host the first-ever Health for All Film Festival in Geneva.…

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February 2020

Call for Proposals: “Disability Inclusive Rural Transformation Project”

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

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is financing the grant project titled “Disability inclusive rural transformation Project”. The project aims for PwD, particularly women and youth with disabilities, to become active participants in and benefit from rural development projects tailored to fit the specific profiles of their disabilities, priority needs, constraints and opportunities in selected countries. The purpose of these Terms of Reference (TORs) is to establish the scope, details and conditions for the implementation and evaluation of the project. This call for proposals is to…

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Job Opportunity: Policy Analyst, Global Foresight and Analysis at Open Society Foundations

February 13 @ 8:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Open Society Foundations (OSF) work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to criticism, whose laws and policies are open to debate and correction, and whose political institutions are open to the participation of all people. We seek to strengthen justice and the rule of law; broaden respect for human rights, including the rights of minorities; encourage pluralism and a robust diversity of opinion; deepen democratic practice and participation; expand economic equity; support effective…

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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: https://bit.ly/327TFHb Organizer: DATA-AFRIQUE CONSULTANCY (www.data-afriqueconsultancy.org) 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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How We Got Here: COVID-19

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Osterholm Update: COVID-19 Episode 1: How We Got Here In the first episode of Osterholm Update: COVID-19, Dr. Osterholm and co-host Chris Dall discuss how we got here and what to expect in the weeks and months to come. We also discuss potential immunity after infection with the coronavirus, testing shortages, and finally, how we can support each other and be good neighbors in this new world. The podcast is also available on Spotify and Google Play. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE 

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United Nations Global Call Out To Creatives – help stop the spread of COVID-19

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm

You have the power to change the world. The UN needs your help to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are living in unprecedented times. The World Health Organization (WHO) is leading and coordinating the global health response to coronavirus, helping to ensure all countries are ready to prevent, detect and respond to the pandemic. To be effective we need people everywhere to adopt public health precautions, act in solidarity, and prevent the spread of misinformation. The United Nations…

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Policy development and advocacy to improve health equity

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Date And Time Mon, 1 Apr 2019, 12:01 AM – Tue, 31 Mar 2020, 11:30 PM EDT Description This NCCDH on-demand webinar focuses on policy development and advocacy to decrease health inequities. In line with requirement #4 of the Health Equity Standard under the Ontario Public Health Standards, and guideline 6.4 of the Ontario Health Equity Guideline, 2018, this on-demand webinar will explore policy development in the public health context, and the importance of advocacy as a public health role. This content explores…

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May 2020

The Advocacy Accelerator COVID 19 Twitterthon Series

May 22

We are seeking to draw on our communal experience as actors in the African advocacy space by inviting you to participate in our upcoming May 2020 tweet chat focusing on ‘Strategies used by Change-Makers to ensure change continues despite the COVID-19 pandemic’. #strongadvocacy Help us spread the word about how change is being made in Africa #strong advocacy: CLICK TO TWEET

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June 2020

The Role of Traditional Family Planning and Reproductive Health Practices for Continued Care

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

How can traditional FP/RH practices mitigate for the disruptions that Covid-19 has brought to sexual and reproductive health care? Join this webinar Join this webinar hosted by the Knowledge SUCCESS East Africa team and featuring FP/RH leaders from Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. This webinar will take place on Zoom. The details will be shared with registered participants. Register here. Key Objectives: To facilitate a conversation on the impact COVID-19 on access to FP/RH care in the East Africa region To…

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Webinar: LGBTQI+ Communities and Covid-19, A Southern Africa Perspective

June 30 @ 12:00 pm

Please register here by Tuesday 30 June 2020. Webinar details will be shared with participants. Places limited.  

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July 2020

Virtual Conference: AIDS 2020

July 6 - July 10

Happening now: Register for the 23rd International AIDS Conference in a new virtual format - AIDS 2020: Virtual. AIDS 2020: Virtual will enable delegates to access and engage with the latest HIV science, advocacy and knowledge traditionally presented at the conference, while offering a range of new features made possible by the new virtual format.

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Webinar: #NosVoixComptent (Our Voices Count) 9 July 2020

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Batonga Foundation (founded by singer Angélique Kidjo), in partnership with the XOESE Fund for Francophone Women, is launching “Nos Voix Comptent” (Our Voices Count), a series of webinar that aims to ensure that the voices of women and girls from Francophone sub-Saharan Africa are heard at the 2021 Equality Generation Forum. Register here. Inscrivez-vous pour une série de wébinaires en matière de lutte pour les droits des femmes et l’égalité des genres, à partir du 9 juillet 2020. Nous, les…

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