Regional Pilot Training of Trainers Workshop in Policy Advocacy for Civil Society Actors in West Africa 13-15 October, 2008
WACSI in collaboration with the Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative (LGI) from Budapest Hungary organised a pilot training of trainers policy advocacy workshop from the 13-15 October, 2008 in Accra, Ghana.
The goal of the workshop was to equip participants with the strategic insight, skills and resources to design policy-relevant advocacy campaigns and communication tools that deliver a compelling policy position and achieve desired policy objectives.
The workshop attracted about 15 participants from CSOs in the sub-region. The three-day workshop consisted of 12 sessions. This workshop was orgnised to gauge the demand for a training course in policy advocacy within the sub region. Also, the workshop formed the basis for establishing modalities to foster a long-term relationship between WACSI and LGI.