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Using social Media for Advocacy

The social media for advocacy workshop organised by GIZ in Lusaka Zambia has kicked off today. The workshop scheduled to take place for two days at Cresta Golfview in lusaka has brought together CIvil Society Organisation representative from various sectors.
In his welcome remarks, GIZ Legal Advisor Jens Poessel said GIZ was piloting the workshop for Their CSO partners in Lusaka. He explained that his organization had observed that most proposals that were submitted for funding had similar approaches around advocacy such as workshops. 
Poessel emphasized that the tools appeared limited to the people that had the opportunity to participate in them and it was with this background in mind that GIZ decided to address the issue so that their partners could begin to look at sustainable, far reaching and cost effective means of transferring knowledge and reaching their targets. 
The workshop is expected to provide tools to the participants and enable them to use modern web 2.0 advocacy tools in…