East Belfast: How to influence policy in Northern Ireland
It will cover:
- Understanding what lobbying is and putting together a campaign
- Structures of government and their remits
- Who is responsible for which policy areas and decision making?
- Decision making processes and lobbying mechanisms.
We will explore ways to influence policy, looking at what channels there are in Assembly/Councils/Westminster and elsewhere.
We will also focus on how to design and manage a campaign.