• First Advocacy Exchange Held in Kenya

    The Advocacy Accelerator held its first Advocacy Exchange in Nairobi on 29th June 2017. Over 80 advocates from different sectors across Kenya, East Africa and beyond, including the Advocacy Accelerator’s new Advisory Board attended the event as well as a Reception launch of the platform.

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    Advocacy Exchange morning panel Moderator Lorna Irungu, the Founder and Director of SIWA Communications and member of the Advocacy Accelerator’s Advisory Board (second right), with panelists Angeline Siparo of the Population Reference Bureau & Chair of National Aids Control Council (right), Janet Mbugua, a media personality (second left), and Jedidah Maina, the Deputy Director of Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (left), at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi.

  • Appointment of Wanjiku Kamau as the Executive Director of the Advocacy Accelerator

    We are delighted to announce the on-boarding of our new Executive Director, Wanjiku Kamau; a passionate campaigner and advocacy strategist with over 22 years’ experience in changing government policies and practices in the interest of the most vulnerable people in society.

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  • Highlights from the Advocacy Accelerator

    Since its initial launch in May 2016, the Advocacy Accelerator has engaged with hundreds of advocates through in-person and online platforms. The Advocacy Accelerator has encouraged advocates to share experience, evidence, and approaches, including the various advocacy tools and strategies that they turn to, and has fostered dialogue and learning that supports advocacy capacity strengthening.

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  • First Advocacy Exchange Held in Kenya

    The Advocacy Accelerator held its first Advocacy Exchange in Nairobi on 29th June 2017. Over 80 advocates from different sectors across Kenya, East Africa and beyond, including the Advocacy Accelerator’s new Advisory Board attended the event as well as a Reception launch of the platform.

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    Advocacy Exchange morning panel Moderator Lorna Irungu, the Founder and Director of SIWA Communications and member of the Advocacy Accelerator’s Advisory Board (second right), with panelists Angeline Siparo of the Population Reference Bureau & Chair of National Aids Control Council (right), Janet Mbugua, a media personality (second left), and Jedidah Maina, the Deputy Director of Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (left), at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi.

  • Appointment of Wanjiku Kamau as the Executive Director of the Advocacy Accelerator

    We are delighted to announce the on-boarding of our new Executive Director, Wanjiku Kamau; a passionate campaigner and advocacy strategist with over 22 years’ experience in changing government policies and practices in the interest of the most vulnerable people in society.

    READ MORE >
  • Highlights from the Advocacy Accelerator

    Since its initial launch in May 2016, the Advocacy Accelerator has engaged with hundreds of advocates through in-person and online platforms. The Advocacy Accelerator has encouraged advocates to share experience, evidence, and approaches, including the various advocacy tools and strategies that they turn to, and has fostered dialogue and learning that supports advocacy capacity strengthening.

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Our vision is a world where strong, coordinated country-based advocacy is a driving force for improvements in health and development.
As country-based advocacy plays a growing role in advancing policy change and ensuring accountability for health and development in the Global South, advocates and donors are increasingly seeking ways to improve their impact. The Advocacy Accelerator works to strengthen advocacy capacity, alignment, and impact by providing online and in-person platforms for advocates and their supporters to share evidence, approaches, and expertise.

What is the Advocacy Accelerator?

The Advocacy Accelerator links advocates with the information, expertise, and connections they need by:

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Providing in-person and online platforms for country-based advocates and their supporters to share experiences, evidence, and approaches.
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Supporting interactive spaces that foster and promote learning within and across sectors and regions.
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Gathering and sharing data, research, and lessons learned across the field of advocacy.

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