The Parliamentary Advocacy and Engagement(PA&E) training is designed to respond to the gap identified in the ability of civil society organisations (CSOs) to effectively engage with their national parliaments. It seeks to equip CSOs with an understanding of how to effectively engage with these legislative assemblies in ensuring effective policy formulation and implementation.
The training will enhance the participants’ knowledge of how parliaments work and provide development practitioners with the requisite knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively engage parliament and legislators to influence policy-making processes at local, national and global levels.
The training will also expose civil society activists to the law-making process and how to effectively engage parliament to ensure the formulation and implementation of policies. The training will take place online from 5th to 8th October 2020. The following are the key objectives:
- Strengthen participants understanding of the law-making process and how to effectively engage at each level;
- Equip participants with the capacity to effectively engage and lobby parliamentarians; · Enhance participants’ knowledge and understanding of parliamentary functioning;
- Simplify and demystify concepts and theoretical underpinning on a constitutional role, structure, functions, internal rules, administrative procedure and workflow of the legislative arm and its committees;
- Build participants’ insight into the process of planning an effective parliamentary advocacy campaign; and
- Augment participants’ knowledge of the measures and principles of parliamentary openness.
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