Coalition building

Coalition building

The ability to achieve advocacy objectives depends on many factors. One key factor for success is the capacity of an organisation to build a strong coalition. In this module, we will explore the advantages and constraints of building coalitions to reach the objectives of an organisation.


Perfectionnement Perfectionnement

  • To present the advantages and constraints of coalition-building in advocacy strategies;
  • To present tactics to build strong or loose coalitions.
  • Why can it be useful to build coalitions?;
  • When should an organisation build or participate in a coalition?;
  • Assess positive and negative consequences of working in coalition: include all factors in your decision;
  • Ad hoc, loose or formal: which kind of coalition will you seek?;
  • Build your own coalition: power mapping and networking;
  • Use the advantages of coalitions and limit the disadvantages: be strategic.
  • Non-profit organisations : NGOs, CSOs, professional bodies, etc.
  • Non-profit institutions: local and regional representation offices, public entities, research and academic institutions, etc.

90 euros


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Tiago Stichelmans de Castro Freire
Tiago Stichelmans de Castro Freire Policy & networking analyst @ Eurodad