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Policy Advocacy and Engagement Training of Trainers (ToT) Narrative Report, Accra, Ghana (December, 2009)

Policy Advocacy and Engagement Training of Trainers (ToT) Narrative Report, Accra, Ghana (December, 2009)

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TRAINING OF TRAINERS (ToT) WORKSHOP IN POLICY ENGAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ACTORSIN WEST AFRICAWORKSHOP REPORTWACSI Secretariat, Accra, Ghana.
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18 December, 2009.
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS1.0
 
INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................................................... 2
1.1 Objectives ............................................................................................................................................ 31.2 Opening Remarks ............................................................................................................................. 31.3 Expected Outcomes .......................................................................................................................... 41.4 Methodology........................................................................................................................................ 4
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IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS ............................................................................................................... 5
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PROJECT NARRATIVE
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3. 1 Project Activity................................................................................................................................... 3.2 Achievements.....................................................................................................................................
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TRAINING OF TRAINERS WORKSHOP
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4. 1 ToT preparation assignment [Nov/Dec 2009...................................................................... 64. 2 Orientation workshop [9 December, 2009]......................................................................... 6
 
4.3 Policy engagement and advocacy workshop [10-13 December 2009] .................... 4.4 Workshop on the theory and practice of PPW training [15-18 Dec 2009]........... 4.5 Training themes: ............................................................................................................................... 8SECSION 1: Understanding the Context of Policy Advocacy and Writing......... 8SECTION 2: Structuring and developing a coherent Policy paper........................... 8SECTION 3: Developing a targeted Advocacy Planning Framework (APF) ....... 9
 
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INTERNAL/EXTERNAL FACTOR THAT HAVE AFFECTED THE PROJECT DESIGN......... 10
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Conclusion .................................................................................................................................................... 12
 Annexes
 
Project objectives and achievement (matrix)........................................................................................................13Programme Agenda .................................................................................................................................................... 14List of Trainer Candidates ..................................................................................................................................... 16List of Participants ................................................................................................................................................... 16
 
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INTRODUCTION
 The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), in collaboration with the Local Government andPublic Service Reform Initiative (LGI) of the Open Society Institute (OSI) and the Open SocietyInitiative for West Africa (OSIWA) organised a Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop in
Policy Engagement and Advocacy 
for twenty (20) civil society actors in West Africa. The overallobjective of the training was to provide civilian actors across West Africa with practical skillsand techniques in policy formulation, analysis, and influencing to enhance their individual andinstitutional ability to engage in policy discourse, interact with policy makers and influencepublic policy making processes.The 9-
days ToT utilised the wide experience and expertise of LGI’s
policy advocacy coursedirector/trainer with the anticipation to augment the role of civil society as an indispensablepartner in the promotion of good governance, democracy, peacebuilding and participatorydevelopment processes.
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Objectives
The specific objectives of the ToT were to:Develop a cadre of regional experts in policy advocacy training and delivery;Enhance the capacity of civil society actors to engage and influence policy processes;
 
Improve the skills in designing collaborative lobbying frameworks;Develop strategies for policy writing and advocacy skills; andProvides policy advocacy training for up to 100 selected West African policy actors inEnglish and French
1.2 Opening RemarksExecutive Director of WACSI,
Ms. Thelma Ekiyor,
 
The training was declared opened by the Executive Director of WACSI (Ms. Thelma Ekiyor) onbehalf of WACSI and OSIWA. She introduced the two institutions to the participants by commending the commitment of the institutions towards the formalization and finalization of the project. The Executive Director acknowledged the moral and financial support received from LGI-
OSI since the commencement of the projects’ pilot stage in October 2008 and to OSIWA for part 
- funding the implementation of the project. In her speech, Ms. Ekiyor emphasized the urgent need  for such training in the sub-region. Specifically, she reiterated that the training is in response tothe indentified gap and shortage of Policy influencing and advocacy skills within civil society. Ms.Ekiyor said, the training was timely, and had attracted right trainer candidates, as the major objective was to build a cadre of regional experts in Policy Advocacy.Ms. Ekiyor mentioned that the future success of the project will be measured through the onward delivery/replication of the trainings at community levels across the region. The Executive Director saluted the trainer candidates for passing through such a stringent selection process; and encouraged them to stay committed, and ensure they participate in all the 7 stages designed for the certification and future training assignments. Finally, she commended WACSI staff for their 

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