Robert Burrowes writes: “The foundation of any sound strategy… is a thorough understanding of the conflict. This means, most importantly, having a clear sense of the ‘big picture’… not just the detail of the issue on which you focus. Fundamentally, this requires an astute understanding of the global power structure. If we do not understand how power works in society, particularly structurally, including in relation to the conflict we seek to resolve, then we cannot plan and implement a strategy that will work.”Visit Link
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What interim outcomes or smaller changes do you expect you’ll need to achieve along the road to achieving your campaign objective? A critical path can help keep your team focused. Here’s an MS Word template to fast-track the process of creating your campaign’s critical path analysis.
This 90 minute workshop draws on John Kingdon’s theories about policy windows and a set of nine ‘conditions’ that increase the chances that our policy advocacy campaigns will succeed. Participants reflect on and critically analyse their current campaigns, and consider how best to build alliances, connect with champions and create the political space for just and sustainable policies.
If you’ve been a campaigner for more than a year or two, you will surely have experienced brick walls… campaigns that just don’t seem winnable. You’re focused on a real problem and have a sense of a policy solution, but your campaign just isn’t gaining traction. There’s some excellent research on the policy cycle and how…