Introduction:

The advocacy working group is set up to fulfil the second and third CCP objectives:
  • To act as a group so that knowledge can be translated through discussion and learning into improved policy, practice and guidelines
  • To engage in CI advocacy initiatives to share the experience, knowledge and perspectives of CCP members.

For more information or to join the group, please contact Howard Mollett (mollett@careinternational.org)
Links:

Terms of reference.

Pending
Members:
Sarah Cussen, Anthony Foreman, Howard Mollett.


Activities:

1. Aid effectiveness - Busan Summit.

Working group is providing feedback on the outcomes document for the Busan summit, feeding into the larger CI advocacy initiative on this. The second draft

and suggested feedback is here, and in the discussion tab of this page (look to the top of the page). Draft CI CCP analysis on conflict in second draft Busan outcomes.doc
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Other relevant pages:



2. Work Plan 2012

What
Who
How
When
Resources




Existing
Potential
1. Case studies of good practice by COs in conflict advocacy e.g. Nepal
CARE UK advisors – come up with Key questions
1. Find info that has already been documented.
-Impact indicators?
-Pathways to connecting between advocacy levels?
2. Strategy for dissemination for wider learning in CARE.
3. This learning links to design of pilot and handbook (third action)
Key Questions by April 2012
3 cases identified by May 2012.
3 cases written up by Sept 2012
-Advisors to assist/edit and design template
-Project leads write up case studies.

2. Updating CI advocacy handbook to include P-Shift
TBC
-Finding entry points in CI governance structure.
-Meeting Advocacy leads
Soon, by 2013. 2012= “year of reflection on P-Shift” Opportunity for integrating into P-shift

-Need someone who understands structure – Howard? -CI process
3. Integrating advocacy into logframes +DME, into a PB project from the beginning, to pilot ideas.
CIUK (Howard)
Donor – or CI Member
CO, maybe Georgia. Anyone else interested?
1. Identification of PB project in design stage.
2. Process to integrate specific advocacy indicators into design and monitor policy environment.
3. Support and training to project/program staff on advocacy.
4. Accompaniment.
5. See how it goes and produce case study and tips for others
6. Report back to CCP
ID project in design stage within the next 6 months (maybe Georgia/ EC/ CARE Ӧst project).
Tie in milestones with monitoring plan and donor reports.
End of pilot = end of project.
Case study at end of year on design process and how it’s gone so far - reflection
EC funding CARE Ӧst project in Georgia.
Project starting with willing CO to submit project.
Howard - Advisor time
Small resources for Training and accompaniment.
Resources for a good context analysis (including conflict and policy environment)