Introduction to Lobbying and Campaigning

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24 November 2021 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

The Introduction to Lobbying and Campaigning training session will provide participants with an overview of the policy development process in Northern Ireland and examine how voluntary and community groups can help effect change.


This 2 hour training session is designed for those in the voluntary and community sector who are new to lobbying and campaigning, or those who would like a refresher in this area. Providing attendees with a context on how policy is produced in Northern Ireland, the session will further help you to understand how to effectively plan and implement a lobbying and campaigning strategy.

The Introduction to Lobbying and Campaigning training session will include:

  • What is a policy?
  • What do we mean by lobbying?
  • How can we influence change in NI? Including lobbying and campaigning strategies and tactics
  • The general structure of an advocacy plan

The session will be provided by the NICVA Policy and Public Affairs Team.

£25 for members / £35 for non-members

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£25 for members / £35 for non-members


Online Session

This session will be facilitated online.  We'll provide instructions and support for participants to get setup.

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