Mobilising Support

13 days
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Type of event
Classroom course



Do you work for a Cambodian NGO and your cause is very dear to you, but are struggling to find your footing? Do you wish to solve problems in your local community, but don’t know how to go about it? Then this training is for you! And it doesn’t matter whether you’re actually dealing with environmental issues, social justice, poverty or minority rights.

API are experts in capacity development and can help you to advance your issues of concern and achieve your organisation’s goals. You will be learning how to analyse the initial situation, how to find partners and develop plans and how to make change happen.

 The Advocacy and Policy Institute (API) is a leading Cambodian NGO serving the long-term democratic and social development of the country by empowering citizens. One of their traditional focus areas is capacity building for advocacy and policy change. In this project, together with the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC), they implement Change the Game Academy in the country. This programme is directed at local civil society organisations (CSOs), and focuses on local fundraising and mobilising support. This is a global programme, taking place in many countries in Asia, South America and Africa. It provides technical support for community-based organisations, as well as for NGOs, in an effort to make them better equipped to face the challenges of the current global changes in the development sector.

 The Mobilising Support (MS) training course is meant for local organisations who face challenges in pushing for their goals, and especially holding the government accountable. The course will guide the participants through the whole process, and build their confidence to engage in mobilising support for positive, sustainable and systemic change. This is not a one-time training programme. It is rather intended to build capacity through long term e-learning, the use of various toolkits, individual and collective coaching.

The programme consists of four modules:

- Module 1: One-day orientation workshop for organisation leaders;

- Module 2: Five-day training;

- Module 3: Three-day training with study visit;

- Module 4: Two-day training, including a reflection on the mobilising support action plan.

In addition to these modules, there will be two coaching sessions taking place after the second and after the third training, respectively.

Payment and Venue

Payment instructions and venue details will be provided to all successful applicants by API.

Training Schedule

E-mail notifications will be given to the selected organisations. The training schedule is as follows:


Training and coaching



One-day training

28 July 2020


Five-day training

24-28 August 2020


First coaching

during the 8 weeks following the second training


Three-day training

20-22 October 2020


Second coaching

during the 6 weeks following the third training


Two-day training

9-10 December 2020

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