Advocacy toolkit

Guidance on how to advocate for a more enabling environment for civil society in your context

pen Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness

Costanza de Toma

With a focus on creating a more enabling environment for NGOs advocacy, this toolkit covers the key steps of the advocacy process including practical tools and easy-to-use templates for each section. It also includes tips for negotiation and for developing an MOU for a common advocacy platform (p. 44).

Practical tools for the junior and the more experienced activist, it encourages a learning by doing approach providing numerous templates and a structure where it is easy to find information.

Basic advocacy skills to follow the key steps and the templates. Higher level of advocacy, influencing and management skills to address the enabling environment and make the most of the tools.

Pillar: Influencing
Building Blocks: staff capacity Collaboration