On December 15, The Ukrainian chapter of the global anti-corruption organization Transparency International will hold a workshop “Tips for Effective Communication: How Can You Make Yourself Heard?” in Melitopol as part of the national campaign “I Don’t Bribe.” During the workshop participants will learn about the communication aspect of advocacy campaigns in regions and communication tools used in political and civic environment. Namely, those used for communication between governmental bodies and local communities.

This workshop is a good opportunity to receive information that interests you from the practitioners with successful experience in communication campaigns, who work in Kyiv and elsewhere.

The goal of the event is to share successful practices and communication tools of regional authorities and civic activists, to contribute to the development of civic society and good governance in Ukraine, and to promote efficient communication methods in further activities.

The workshop consists of 3 main parts:

  • Advocacy: regional level. How to develop and hold a successful advocacy campaign in the regions?
  • How to develop efficient communication between government authorities and the local community?
  • Ideal text: how to write an interesting text for media (different formats, structures)? What does a successful presentation involve?

During the registration, you will be able to indicate your interests in the questionnaire, and we will try to cater to them.

The number of participants is limited. We invite representatives of state authorities, local councils, civic activists, journalists. We would like to ask those who are willing to participate to register and fill out the questionnaire by 11AM, December 14, 2017, at https://goo.gl/t5wPYf

The event will take place on December 15, 2017, from 10AM to 3:30PM in Shevchenko Palace of Culture at the following address: Melitopol, Peremohy square, 4.

The participation is free of charge. During the event, coffee-breaks, handouts and stationery are provided to the participants. Unfortunately, we cannot provide transportation to and from Melitopol for participants from other cities. You will be notified about the results of the selection after the registration. About questions related to the event, consult  TI Policy Analysis Expert Oleksandr Kalitenko, kalitenko@ti-ukraine.org, 044 360 52 42.

This workshop is implemented by Transparency International Ukraine as part of the project USAID/ENGAGE (Enhancing Governance, Accountability, and Engagement) and is implemented by Pact in Ukraine. The content of campaign materials is the exclusive responsibility of Pact and its partners and does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the Government of the United States of America.

Open the draft schedule