Workshop: Advocacy and lobbying for Global Citizenship Education



Venue: Tallinn, Estonia on 05.-07.02.2019

Purpose: To increase advocacy skills of Global Citizenship Education Organizations and to increase skills to create links between national advocacy, European and Global advocacy in GCE. Also to learn to create more meaningful conception and tools to monitor, evaluate and learn from Global Citizenship Education advocacy work.  


  • What is lobbying and why is it needed?  
  • What’s the difference between the local, EU and global level (or is there any)?  
  • Methods and tools for effective lobbying and advocacy. 
  • Stakeholder relations (relations with politicians, media and community relations).   
  • Clear messaging and strategic storytelling, for the purpose of advocacy and creating change.  
  • Localizing global issues and SDGs to make them relevant for local stakeholders  
  • Measuring and evaluating impact of our GCE advocacy work. 

Participants:  GCE organizations all around Europe from national platforms to small NGOs or civic activists.


Miltton Nordics is an adviser on government and corporate relations and in communications in Estonia, all Nordics and Brussels. Those who want to make their voice heard, need to target decision-makers effectively and constantly as well as being accepted by communities. Due to Milttons partners political background they are the best networked team in Estonia and Miltton Brussels team gives high quality support on EU level. Their services include monitoring decision-making and lobbying customers’ interests at all levels of the decision-making process, from EU policies to national implementation, where they have a reach on all levels – local, regional and national.

Think Tank Praxis is an independent, non-profit, civil initiative think tank. They enrich public debate, create valuable knowledge and effective solutions for policymakers, the third sector and other interested people. Measuring social impact of NGOs, movements etc. Highlighting the synergies between different areas of focus is one of the biggest strengths of Praxis, because our experts cover all the main topics of socio-economic development.


Day one
13.00 -13.30 Getting together
13.30-14.00 Intro session with Bridge 47
14.00-18.00 Sessions with Miltton Nordics 
18.00 Joint dinner (not paid by organizers) 

Day two
9.30-13.30 Session with Miltton Nordics 
13.30-14.30 Lunch 
14.3017.30 Sessions with Think Tank Praxis
17.30 Joint dinner (not paid by organizers)  

Day three
9.30-12.45 Continuing session with Think Tank Praxis
12.45-13.30 Lunch
13.10-15.00 Closing session with Praxis


The seminar can host 20 participants and there will be a small participant’s fee (30 euros) to compensate alimentation expenses.  Participants will pay for their transportation and accommodation. When you receive the confirmation mail regarding your participation in the workshop we will provide you with a list with suggested hostels and other practical issues. 

For registration please fill out this form if you would like to be considered as one of the 20 participants in this workshop!

Agne Kuimet
National Officer in Estonia
Skype name: mutrike


This seminar is produced by Bridge 47 and co-financed by the European Union. The Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship – project wants to mobilise global civil society to contribute effectively to global justice and eradication of poverty through global citizenship. The project is funded by the EU and has 16 project partners around Europe and the world.



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Estonian Roundtable for Development Cooperation (AKÜ) is an independent not-for-profit coalition of non-governmental organisations that work in the field of development cooperation, global citizenship education or sustainable development.

AKÜ is a strategic partner for Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a consultant the state in field of development cooperation, global citizenship education or sustainable development.

AKÜ also provides workshops and consultancy for private sector companies as well as for wider public on sustainable development goals and global issues. 

The highest decision-making body is the General Assmebly.  AKÜ’s legal representative is the Board, which is also responsible for managing the organisation’s staff. 

MTÜ Arengukoostöö Ümarlaud (AKÜ)

Estonian Roundtable for Development Cooperation

Telliskivi 60a/3, 10412, Tallinn


Agne Kuimet – member of management board, agne@terveilm.ee