Online training on advocacy tools campaign strategies

When, local time: 
Monday, 9 September 2013 - 8:30am to Sunday, 6 October 2013 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Lebanon, Beirut
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
George Awad (g.awad@unesco.org)

This four weeks training will give participants the skills dealing with online advocacy tools (Facebook, twitter, YouTube, etc.) as well as help them plan their campaign strategy for their respective NGOs.
This training programme targets civil society organizations, and movements in the Arab region with special stress on the youth related ones. It will enhance their skills on how to take advantage of the tools available online to support their organizations’ mandate, and then how to develop the appropriate strategy for their campaigns. The training is divided into 4 different weeks dealing with: Facebook, Google search, tag, basic digital security, Twitter and YouTube, blogging...etc.

In addition, this event is being implemented through a mentoring and participatory approach. 60 participants are engaged in this training targeting youth from different NGOs coming from 10 Arab countries (Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Yemen, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Palestine and Lebanon).