From 06/5/2013 to 08/5/2013 in Hue City, the Research Centre for Management and Sustainable Development (MSD), CSA Vietnam and CODES organized a training course on “Advocacy and policy contributions for Vietnamese CSOs” for the organizations in the central region. Trainers of the course are Mr. Nhan The Le – director of MSD and Ms. Trang Thu Hoang – project manager of MSD – 2 sourced trainers of the project “Empowering Vietnamese CSOs in advocacy and policy development” funded by UNDEF.
25 representatives from CSOs from Thua Thien Hue, Danang, Quang Binh took part in the course. After the training, participants are able to understand the concept of advocacy, the need to conduct advocacy and advocacy process. After that they can develop their advocacy strategies and an action plan for themselves. The participants were very active during the event and obtained good results.