Promoting excellence and equity in global development
The Advocacy Team is a new consultancy practice promoting excellence and equity in international development. As experts in political advocacy and campaigning we help international organisations to achieve their advocacy and campaigning goals. We also promote the very best practice in international development; supporting organisations through our training and development functions, and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion in international development.
lEADing advocacy campaigns
With extensive experience running and winning political advocacy campaigns, we can help your organisation to achieve your advocacy and campaigning goals. We can join your team for an interim period, or provide additional capacity at crucial moments. We will design your advocacy strategy, contribute creative ideas; manage day to day campaign logistics.
promoting equity in inclusion in Development
The international development sector will be most effective when talented people from every corner of our globe, and every section of our societies can contribute to the work to end poverty and injustice. We provide direct recruitment support and strategic advice to international organisations working to become more equitable and inclusive in their approach to international development.
WE CAN: Support Resource Mobilisation Campaigns
We have led successful cross sector campaigns which delivered investments exceeding £1bn from the UK Government for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; the Global Fund to Fight Aids TB, and Malaria and for the World Banks’s International Development Association.
Policy and Research Skills
We can support your policy work and help you to write briefings, policy reports, undertake new research and analysis. Policy expertise in global health, development finance, anti-corruption initiatives and human rights.
Public Affairs and Advocacy
We provide advice, political analysis, political mapping, and direct political advocacy for governments and international organisations seeking to influence the UK Government.
We have organised some of the biggest and most impactful events on the UK development scene including the UK launch of the action/2015 campaign. We can help you to organise everything from small policy roundtable to large conferences. We will develop the concept for the event, target the speakers and participants, produce all the written materials and manage all logistical arrangements.
Interim Advocacy Management Services
We can provide interim services for organisations needing expert policy / advocacy support during interim periods.
Supporting Resource Mobilisation Campaigns
We will support governments, NGOs, international organisations and private sector organisations to develop strategies on how to influence the UK Government. We will provide advice on how to develop these strategies, facilitate introductions and political connections; write advocacy letters, speeches and briefings, and provide campaign advice and development.
Advocacy Training and Careers Advice
We run workshops for people who want to develop their skills in political advocacy and campaigning, coaching individuals and delivering bespoke training sessions for teams.