An Advocacy AlgorithmFor Today's Global Citizens

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Change Is In Your Hands

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."  Margaret Mead

This A to Z course is designed as a Bootcamp for civil society activists, interns, volunteers and global citizens called to make a difference at the United Nations and at other related international intergovernmental meetings where critical policies are being forged.

The focus is on understanding the United Nations (today's pre-eminent peace building organization,) how it works, how to interact effectively with it, and how to make an impact there.

Students get rich in-depth lessons that include:

  • Over 12 hours in mor than 30 lesson about the UN, its structure, decision-making, members, landmark documents....
  • A solid understanding of the global institution, it members, bodies, functions, the various decision-making procedures and more
  • Access to insider information that would otherwise take years to discover
  • Time saving links to hard-to-find resources
  • Strategic perspectives for those "walking the corridors"
  • Sections on advocacy, framing, how to build social capital, mobilizing resources and more
  • The one thing most NGOs do nothing about, but can make the biggest difference to your impact at the UN
  • And much, much more...

More importantly, the course carefully guides members of civil society so they can navigate the complex environment so they can make a difference.

Depth & Breadth

In the Advocacy Algorithm we cover a lot of territory, accumulating a breadth and depth of information, recommended strategies, know-how and insider tips and tricks that will shave hours, weeks or even months of time off your learning curve.

Plus the materials, downloads, resources and additional recommended resources and reading will satisfy those with a voracious desire to learn.

We provide downloadable mp3s, pdfs, difficult-to-find links,additional resources and juried texts. 

The Advocacy Algorithm deftly blends knowledge with know-how so that you can focus on leveraging you and your organization's strengths as global citizens and change leaders in the shortest tim possible.

Structura cursului

Lecture 1: The Why & What of the Advocacy Algorithm Course (05:14)
Lecture 2: Get Ready To Make A Difference at the UN! (13:09)

SECTION 1: Footing, Perspective & The Basics For Successful Advocacy at the UN
Lecture 3: The "What" and "Why" of An Advocacy Algorithm (13:13)
Lecture 4: Context, Context, Context (26:33)
Lecture 5: Getting Your Footing (16:42)
Lecture 6: So Where is the UN (at) Today? (16:09)
Lecture 7: Member States, UN Growth & The Implications for Civil Society (24:14)

SECTION 2: UN Structure & Decision Making
Lecture 8: The UN Charter (15:13)
Lecture 9: The Main UN Organs (16:50)
Lecture 10: Rules & Decision Making (17:27)
Lecture 11: The UN Family of Organizations (13:17)
Lecture 12: UN Offices Beyond NY (18:41)

SECTION 3: Decisions, Documents & Lobbying Intergovernmental Meetings
Lecture 13: UN Landmark Declarations and Observances (34:28)
Lecture 14: The Millennium Declaration & The MDGs (17:26)
Lecture 15: Understanding The "Secret" Language of Resolutions (30:05)
Lecture 16: How To Lobby Intergovernmental Meetings, Part I (30:15)
Lecture 17: How To Lobby Intergovernmental Meetings, Part II (35:27)

SECTION 4: A Change of Pace
Lecture 18: A Pause For Perspective (30:01)
Lecture 19: The Members of the UN (17:49)
Lecture 20: The Permanent Missions (26:26)
Lecture 21: Protocols and Shoes (25:54)
Lecture 22: NGO Diplomacy: Part I (24:32)
Lecture 23: NGO Diplomacy: Part 2 (27:34)

SECTION 5: Mind Set: The Ground of Change
Lecture 24:
The Mindset Segments
Lecture 25: The Vienna Cafe (08:35)
Lecture 26: Your Corridor Brief (15:34)
Lecture 27: Getting Your Dining Room Commitment (16:30)

SECTION 6: Advocacy & Change Leadership
Lecture 28: Advocacy (21:30)
Lecture 29: Framing (25:47)
Lecture 30: Building Social Capital (21:08)
Lecture 31: Mobilizing Resources (24:40)

SECTION 7: Developing Your Team
Lecture 32: One Big Sticky Idea (30:12)
Lecture 33: Your WMDWeapon of Massive Difference (31:26)
Lecture 34: The Six Dysfunctions of A Team (26:08)
Lecture 35: The Six Obsessions (30:45)