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New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org A Project of the Center for Victims of Torture
Take a walk around the neighborhood – using the course technology tools
Getting to know each other
Overview The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project Foundations for strategic & tactical thinking
<ul><li>Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. </li></ul><ul><li>Tactics without strategy is the noise ...
In other words… <ul><li>Planning without action is futile. </li></ul><ul><li>Action without planning is fatal. </li></ul>
Know Yourself Know Your Opponent Know the Terrain From Sun Tzu— the Art of War The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tacti...
Know Yourself <ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this match your own experience? </li></ul>K...
Know Yourself <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Allies </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths and limits </li></ul><ul><li>Which tactic...
Know your opponent <ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this match your own experience? </li><...
Know your opponent <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Tactics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A key componen...
Know the Terrain <ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this match your own experience? </li></u...
Know the Terrain <ul><li>Where a “battle” will be fought… </li></ul><ul><li>Two tools will be introduced </li></ul><ul><ul...
Key Terms The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project for understanding this course
Strategy <ul><ul><li>Strategy defines what is important to do. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy is a specific action ta...
Strategy entails many decisions <ul><ul><li>An outline of key steps and approaches in accomplishing the goal. Strategy def...
Tactics <ul><ul><li>A specific action taken to affect a given situation.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> A source of inspirat...
Tactic – a specific action… <ul><li>Taken to implement a strategy. Tactics are the levers or mechanisms to carry out a str...
Advocacy is… <ul><ul><li>Taking action to change the “what is” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participating in the agenda sett...
Advocacy <ul><li>Represents the series of actions taken and issues highlighted to change the “what is” into a “what should...
Vision <ul><li>A source of inspiration  which focuses on how the world can be in the future.  </li></ul><ul><li>A vision p...
Goal <ul><li>The aim or purpose toward which an effort is directed.  </li></ul><ul><li>A  vision  becomes a goal when  act...
Target <ul><li>The person or group, place or segment of society where your tactical action is directed.  </li></ul>
&quot;new&quot; tactics The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project Why  STRATEGY  & the need for
When your only tool is a hammer, New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org
every problem looks like a nail. New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org
New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org
Introducing the New Tactics  “5 Steps to Tactical Innovation” methodology
There are not more than five primary colors (blue, yellow, red, white, and black), yet in combination they produce more hu...
Introducing the New Tactics  “5 Steps to Tactical Innovation” methodology
1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Huma...
1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a  Common Vision The Center for Victims of T...
1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a  Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using...
1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a  Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using...
1. Identify the Problem 5. Develop a plan of action  for implementation New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Bu...
 
Assignment <ul><ul><li>A  problem  to work on during this course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your  vision  for resolving th...
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    1. 1. New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org A Project of the Center for Victims of Torture
    2. 2. Take a walk around the neighborhood – using the course technology tools
    3. 3. Getting to know each other
    4. 4. Overview The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project Foundations for strategic & tactical thinking
    5. 5. <ul><li>Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. </li></ul><ul><li>Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. </li></ul>Sun Tzu (over 2,000 years ago)
    6. 6. In other words… <ul><li>Planning without action is futile. </li></ul><ul><li>Action without planning is fatal. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Know Yourself Know Your Opponent Know the Terrain From Sun Tzu— the Art of War The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
    8. 8. Know Yourself <ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this match your own experience? </li></ul>Know Yourself
    9. 9. Know Yourself <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Allies </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths and limits </li></ul><ul><li>Which tactics we know </li></ul><ul><li>Which tactics we can successfully implement </li></ul>Know Yourself
    10. 10. Know your opponent <ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this match your own experience? </li></ul>Know Your Opponent
    11. 11. Know your opponent <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Tactics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A key component of its strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of such tactics aids us in counteracting them </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strengths and weaknesses </li></ul>Know Your Opponent
    12. 12. Know the Terrain <ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this match your own experience? </li></ul>Know the Terrain
    13. 13. Know the Terrain <ul><li>Where a “battle” will be fought… </li></ul><ul><li>Two tools will be introduced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Tactical map tool ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Spectrum of Allies tool” </li></ul></ul>Know the Terrain
    14. 14. Key Terms The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project for understanding this course
    15. 15. Strategy <ul><ul><li>Strategy defines what is important to do. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy is a specific action taken to affect a given situation. </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Strategy entails many decisions <ul><ul><li>An outline of key steps and approaches in accomplishing the goal. Strategy defines what is important to do – including: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selection of key objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriate targets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding of needed constituencies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decisions on which t actics to use and when </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Tactics <ul><ul><li>A specific action taken to affect a given situation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> A source of inspiration which focuses on how the world can be in the future. </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Tactic – a specific action… <ul><li>Taken to implement a strategy. Tactics are the levers or mechanisms to carry out a strategy. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tactics are one of the key building blocks of strategy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tactics are about “the how,” while strategies are about “the what.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A tactic is a specific action or systematic combination of actions taken to affect a given situation. </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Advocacy is… <ul><ul><li>Taking action to change the “what is” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participating in the agenda setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering policy solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opening up public space </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Advocacy <ul><li>Represents the series of actions taken and issues highlighted to change the “what is” into a “what should be”, considering that this “what should be” is a more decent and a more just society. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Vision <ul><li>A source of inspiration which focuses on how the world can be in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>A vision provides decision-making criteria. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Goal <ul><li>The aim or purpose toward which an effort is directed. </li></ul><ul><li>A vision becomes a goal when action steps are taken for achieving it . </li></ul>
    23. 23. Target <ul><li>The person or group, place or segment of society where your tactical action is directed. </li></ul>
    24. 24. &quot;new&quot; tactics The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project Why STRATEGY & the need for
    25. 25. When your only tool is a hammer, New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org
    26. 26. every problem looks like a nail. New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org
    27. 27. New Tactics in Human Rights – www.newtactics.org
    28. 28. Introducing the New Tactics “5 Steps to Tactical Innovation” methodology
    29. 29. There are not more than five primary colors (blue, yellow, red, white, and black), yet in combination they produce more hues than can ever be seen. In battle, there are not more than two methods of attack--the direct and the indirect; yet these two in combination give rise to an endless series of maneuvers. The direct and the indirect lead on to each other in turn. It is like moving in a circle - you never come to an end. Who can exhaust the possibilities of their combination? From Sun Tzu—The Art of War
    30. 30. Introducing the New Tactics “5 Steps to Tactical Innovation” methodology
    31. 31. 1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
    32. 32. 1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a Common Vision The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
    33. 33. 1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using “Tactical Map” & “ Spectrum of Allies” tools The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
    34. 34. 1. Identify the Problem New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using “Tactical Map” & “ Spectrum of Allies” tools 4. Explore & Select Tactics Using participants’ experiences & NT resources The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
    35. 35. 1. Identify the Problem 5. Develop a plan of action for implementation New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using “Tactical Map” & “ Spectrum of Allies” tools 4. Explore & Select Tactics Using participants’ experiences & NT resources The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
    36. 37. Assignment <ul><ul><li>A problem to work on during this course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your vision for resolving that problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read the materials for Lesson 2 </li></ul></ul>Identify the following before our next session:
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