DAY 1 – 16th September 2021

Opening Panel on Advocacy Capacity Development– 5.00 PM EAT – 6.30 PM EAT

Learn more from different actors in the field of Family Planning and Sexual & Reproductive Health about their approaches for Advocacy Capacity Development

  • Conference Opening by Angela Bähr, DSW Germany
  • Expert Input and Panel Discussion on Advocacy Capacity Development approaches

– Natasha Salifyanji Kaoma, Copper Rose, Zambia
– Allison Doody, Population Action International, USA
– Beth Fredrick, Advance Family Planning, USA
– Eva Nakimuli, Partners in Population and Development Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Uganda
– Peter Owaga, DSW, Tanzania
– Benjamin Katana, Safe Community Youth Initiative,
– Althea Anderson, Hewlett Foundation, USA

Stories of Change from youth-focused Organizations – 6.30 PM EAT – 8.30 PM EAT

Learn more about East African youth-led CSOs working in Family Planning and Sexual & Reproductive Health Advocacy reflecting on their learning journey

  • Expert Input on the Power of Storytelling by John Waiganjo (Cinematographer, Editor & Storyteller)
  • Presentation of Stories of Change on how Advocacy Capacity Development changed their work

– Fortunata Mossani, YWCA Tanzania
– Alex Samwel, Grambah Health Charity Organisation, Tanzania
– Alfred Sigo, Pwani Youth Network, Kenya
– Magreth Kadwela, Kivulini Women’s Rights Organisation, Tanzania
– Masika Mwinyi, Declares Inspirational Group, Kenya
– Stephen Kibindio, Safe Community Youth Initiative, Kenya
– Rajabu Juma Suleiman & Charles Ruben, Dodoma Youth Development Organisation (Doyodo), Tanzania

DAY 2 – 17th September 2021

Workshop on Advocacy Capacity Development – 4.00 PM EAT – 7.00 PM EAT

Contribute to the identification of key aspects for guidelines to effective Advocacy Capacity Development program design in two different thematic settings: