Advocacy Knowledge

Advocacy Toolbox: Develop an ambitious but realistic advocacy strategy in eight simple steps

The Advocacy Toolbox is a comprehensive resource designed to support the development and enhancement of effective advocacy strategies. Whether you are new to advocacy or an experienced practitioner, this toolbox provides practical guidance and step-by-step approaches to navigate the complex landscape of influencing decisions and driving positive change. With a focus on promoting justice, inclusivity, and pro-poor policies and processes, the toolbox equips you with the necessary tools and insights to articulate problem statements, identify influential stakeholders, leverage different avenues of influence, gather compelling evidence, measure progress, and manage risks. Explore the eight sections of this toolbox to craft an informed and impactful advocacy strategy tailored to your specific context.

Development Policy Coordinator
Bernd Steimann, PhD

Regional Advisor for the Western Balkans at Helvetas and Strategic Advisor
Valbona Karakaçi, PhD

Become a member of Helvetas Regional Advocacy Network!

Join Helvetas Regional Advocacy Network and become an integral part of our transformative journey in the Western Balkans. As a member, you will become part of a passionate and dedicated community focused on promoting advocacy and effective policymaking. Engage with like-minded individuals from diverse sectors, including the private sector, governments, academia, civil society, educators, and interest groups.

Through regular exchanges, you will have the opportunity to explore successful solutions implemented in Helvetas projects, benefitting from best practices and addressing region-specific challenges. Together, we can create lasting change and foster sustainable development in the Western Balkans. Join us now and be a driving force for positive impact. Advocacy works!