In many cases when doing advocacy, authorities are reluctant to engage in talks with civil society organizations (CSOs). Even if they do, they will most likely push for a compromise which is far from the original demand. Does this scenario ring a bell for you? Dialogue with authorities is more effective if CSOs can show that their advocacy goals enjoy the support of their community. This course will go through the basics of community organizing thus give you some guidance on how your communities can show a united effort for social change and exert significant political leverage for minorities.

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There is a lot to learn about how to organise people effectively and professionaly, but at the end of the day the most important principle together with the learning part is actually doing it. 

The course for the advanced community organisers is therefore supposed to show the pool of real examples from the field work, taking into consideration partners local conditions and experience. 


This is a publicly accessible version of the training course. You may read the course for self-study, but there is no tutor support.

To take the course, click the course name, then on the next screen click the 'Log in as a guest' button. You do not need to register an account to take this course.