Workshop Outline, Goal and Objectives


The workshop is designed to equip participants with the strategic insight, skills and resources to analyse public policies and design policy-relevant advocacy campaigns that deliver convincing policy positions that promote positive engagement and support participatory Governance.


  • Towards this end, workshop participants will understand strategic approach to planning peaceful advocacy campaigns.


  • Understand how policy papers, as the main example of policy communication tools, can be used as a decision making tool that supports the policy making processes of Government


  • Analyse and reflect upon strategies for positive engagement with policy makers through writing and using policy papers in achieving desired policy influence


  • Gain insight into the public policy perspective central to framing policy advocacy oriented communication tools;


  • Understand how the work they do contribute to improving development especially at the grass root where most CSO’s work.


The three-day workshop consists of 15 sessions and the 3 main aspects of the workshop are as follows:

The highly interactive three-day workshop consists of 15 sessions and the 3 main aspects of the workshop are as follows:

1. Understanding the context of policy advocacy and writing

2. Structuring and developing a coherent policy paper

3. Developing a targeted advocacy plan using the Advocacy Planning Framework (APF)

The Facilitator(s) are seasoned and internationally certified professionals with experience delivering the course  among government institutions, legislature and CSO networks across Africa.

Cost: Inclusive of one tea break and lunch, writing materials, certificate of attendance and after training souvenir

Each component (1-3 above): N70,000

Full package (the three components):  N100,000

Venue: Gudu, Abuja

Minimum number of participants:  Ten (10)

Duration: This executive training runs on weekends for convenience of participants:

Friday: from 1.30pm to 5pm

Saturday: 9am to 5pm

Sunday: 1.30pm to 5pm

February  session: 14 -16 of February​

Other training dates will be shared in due course