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nicolc@spc.int
ADVOCACY vs. LOBBYING
nicolc@spc.int
1. Training MPs on human rights and gender, UN treating ratification and
domestication of treaties. (Advoca...
nicolc@spc.int
PACIFIC-STYLE LOBBYING
• Who are most important targets – not always government.
• Use local research/govt....
nicolc@spc.int
LOBBYING
MOBILISATIONMEDIA
LITIGATION
RESEARCH &
PLANNINGPROTEST
NETWORKS &
COALITIONS
newspaper
Facebook
m...
nicolc@spc.int
ADVOCACY TOOLBOX
SOCIAL
COMMUNITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
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SOURCE: PPDVP, 2014
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ADVOCACY TOOL: MOBILISATION
• Administrative Mobilisation
– Getting all relevant government departments inv...
nicolc@spc.int
COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
& MOBILISATION ACTIVITIES
• consultations
• outreach
• participatory
research e.g.
...
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Advocacy - Tools for Social Change

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Using a strategic mix of tools, methods and techniques for effective social change advocacy

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Advocacy - Tools for Social Change

  1. 1. nicolc@spc.int ADVOCACY vs. LOBBYING
  2. 2. nicolc@spc.int 1. Training MPs on human rights and gender, UN treating ratification and domestication of treaties. (Advocacy – want the MPs to take action in range of areas) 2. Mobilising women's’ groups to demand local council allocate land to a build Safe House. (Advocacy – many role-players involved and many strategies will be needed to secure the land) 3. Presentation to Cabinet on VAW and resources needed to effectively respond to VAW. (Lobbying – targeting Cabinet to allocate resources) 4. Consultations with church leaders to speak out about VAW. (Lobbying) 5. Training teachers to teach life-skills curriculum (Advocacy – this is one activity in a broader campaign to prevent teenage pregnancy, alcohol abuse, violence against girls) Is it advocacy, lobbying or service…?
  3. 3. nicolc@spc.int PACIFIC-STYLE LOBBYING • Who are most important targets – not always government. • Use local research/govt. research. • Use influentials- Royal family, PM and cardinals. • Remember that peers influence peers. • Use the language/terminology of the Pacific. • Use family and village, home island ties. • Be creative - use social opportunities e.g. at the kava bowl with PDF and KI President • Formal and informal courtesy visits • Testimonials /emotions/ authentic voice • Use existing platforms.
  4. 4. nicolc@spc.int LOBBYING MOBILISATIONMEDIA LITIGATION RESEARCH & PLANNINGPROTEST NETWORKS & COALITIONS newspaper Facebook marches petitions community outreach meetings submissions training workshops briefing papers church sermons courtesy calls court cases Radio talk shows testimonials drama / road shows CEDAW, UPR, CRC reports trainings ADVOCACY TOOLBOX VAW research reports pamphlets DVDs international dayscaps & t-shirts meetings blogs Song/poetry contest letters billboards & banners
  5. 5. nicolc@spc.int ADVOCACY TOOLBOX SOCIAL COMMUNITY ADMINISTRATIVE
  6. 6. nicolc@spc.int SOURCE: PPDVP, 2014
  7. 7. nicolc@spc.int ADVOCACY TOOL: MOBILISATION • Administrative Mobilisation – Getting all relevant government departments involved in the campaign. – Health, Justice, Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, Statistics Units, PM Office ….
  8. 8. nicolc@spc.int COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION & MOBILISATION ACTIVITIES • consultations • outreach • participatory research e.g. community mapping • training workshops • PROBLEM SOLVING & PLANNING

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