June - September 2017
New Delhi, India; Nairobi, Kenya; Accra, Ghana; Kinshasa, DRC
Global Diffusion Workshops 2017

In 2017, Advance Family Planning is convening a series of master facilitation and diffusion workshops in East Africa, Francophone and Anglophone West Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and India. The goal is to increase the number and reach of family planning advocates implementing strategic advocacy efforts in developing countries. 

The workshops are held in partnership with Center for Communications Programs (CCP), Jhpiego, PAI, The Palladium Group, and PATH.

Master Facilitation Workshops

Purpose: To build capacity of family planning advocates at the national and sub-national level to successfully facilitate use of the AFP SMART advocacy approach.

Workshop dates:

  • New Delhi, India: June 19-23, 2017
    • Participating countries: India, Philippines, Bangladesh
  • Nairobi, Kenya: July 3-5, 2017 
    • Participating countries: Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
  • Accra, Ghana: July 25-28, 2017 
    • Participating countries: Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Senegal
  • Kinshasa, DRC: September 19-21, 2017

Diffusion Workshops

Purpose: To facilitate the creation of new SMART advocacy strategies within and beyond AFP’s network of advocacy collaborators.  

Workshop dates:

  • Nairobi, Kenya – July 18-20, 2017
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – July 26-29, 2017
  • Kampala, Uganda – August 1-4, 2017
  • Lusaka, Zambia – August 8-10, 2017
  • Lagos, Nigeria – August 14-17, 2017
  • Manesar, Gurgaon, India – September 19-21, 2017

For any questions regarding the workshops, please email Liz Bayer at liz.bayer@jhu.edu.