22nd to 26th December
National advocacy workshop was organized at Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh. 22 activists, social workers, and NGO networks participated in the workshop. The workshops focused on people’s participation and improving local self governance through advocacy. Besides, it also built perspective of participants on current civil society concerns like food sec, climate change, rights based approach.
25th to 29th November 2009
A five day National Workshop on Rights Based Advocacy and Social Research was organised from 25th to 29th November 2009 at Naukuchiyataa, near Nainital, Uttarakhand. Around 24 participants from 8 states participated in this residential workshop. The workshop tried to explore the potentials and experiences of the participants and provided a platform to learn from each others learnings and failures. Experts from various fields were also invited to relate the field experiences from the theoretical basis. The main objective of the workshop was to create cadre of social advocates who can work together to improve human rights condition and implementation in their respective fields.