Civil society plays a crucial role in achieving the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To maximize its impact and effectively address the challenges ahead, civic activists must enhance their knowledge and skills in advocacy and campaigning.

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Advocacy School 2023 in Moldova, taking place in June. This open call invites advocates from across the region to apply with their innovative ideas and connect with partners from Germany, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Ukraine. Through the program, participants will gain insights into different advocacy approaches and identify those best suited to their political context and available resources.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to take your advocacy skills to the next level. Apply now and join us in building a more sustainable future for all!
The SDG Advocacy School 2023 will center around the following key themes:
Explore innovative strategies and tools to encourage governments, administrations, and society to adopt and implement the SDGs.
Connect with fellow advocates, share experiences, and exchange insights on the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the field.
Discover effective ways to communicate and engage with diverse audiences, and amplify the message of the SDGs through creative and impactful campaigns.
Where and when is it happening?
The SDG Advocacy School will be held in Moldova (Chisinau and Riscova) from June 18-23. The program covers the cost of your travel and accommodation.
Who can participate?
Civic actors, representatives of NGOs and grassroots initiatives, researchers, and experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine who are currently planning or running advocacy activities that are connected to the SDG topics locally, nationally and/or internationally.
How to apply?
Submit the application form by May 25, 2023. Confirmation of the participation will be sent to elected participants by 30th of May, 2023.

SDG Advocacy Summer School 2023 is organized by SDG LENS. Monitoring Sustainable Development in Eastern Europe & South Caucasus, a capacity-building program for civic actors, representatives of NGOs and grassroots initiatives, researchers and experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. It empowers civic actors to monitor, report and advocate the 2030 Agenda and to stand up for peace, climate and justice. SDG LENS builds on our experience of the last three years in which we have been running educational and supporting programs for social entrepreneurs, innovators and civil society actors working on the Sustainable Development Goals, now focusing on building partnerships for monitoring, reporting and advocacy for sustainable development. SDG LENS is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office within the program “Expanding Cooperation with Civil Society in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia”.
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