Guide To Participation in Project "Media Partnerships for Improved Economic Policies"

The project "Media Partnerships for Improved Economic Policies" which aims at promoting the citizen engagement in public policy in Vietnam, is implemented by Center for Research on Development Communication (RED Communication) with financial assistance from Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD).

I. PARTICIPATION IN “TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR SHARPENING YOUR POLICY ANALYSIS SKILLS”

Description:·

Target audience

- Journalists;

- Representatives of social organizations;

- Independent experts;

- Officers from national and local government agencies;

Training topics:

- Identification of policy issues;

- Policy development and implementation processes in Vietnam; 

- Skills to assess policy impacts, to cover policy analyses in the media, and to write policy recommendations; 

Registration for participation in Course 1 - Timing: 24 – 26/04/2015 (for participants from provinces to the north side of Hải Vân Pass)  

Interested people send their registration through email with the following information: personal profile, motivations to participate, any prior policy-related training, policy engagement activities that they have participated, personal commitment to fully participate the training course …

Applications must be emailed to chinhsach@red.org.vn before March 27th , 2015

The organizing team reviews applications and selects attendees; then sends invitation and attendee package to those applicants selected. 

 

II. PARTICIPATION IN “TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR SHARPENING YOUR POLICY ANALYSIS SKILLS” 

Description:

Target audience

- Journalists;

- Representatives of social organizations;

- Independent experts;

- Officers from national and local government agencies;

Training topics: 

- Identification of policy issues;

- Policy development and implementation processes in Vietnam; 

- Skills to assess policy impacts, to cover policy analyses in the media, and to write policy recommendations;

Registration for participation in Course 1 - Timing: 24 – 26/04/2015 (for participants from provinces to the north side of Hải Vân Pass)  

1. Interested people send their registration through email with the following information: personal profile, motivations to participate, any prior policy-related training, policy engagement activities that they have participated, personal commitment to fully participate the training course …

Applications must be emailed to chinhsach@red.org.vn before March 27th , 2015

2.The organizing team reviews applications and selects attendees; then sends invitation and attendee package to those applicants selected. 

 

III. COLLABORATION AND PARTICIPATION IN “ANNUAL POLICY DIALOGUES”

Descriptions:

The Project is going to conduct 6 annual policy dialogues (3 at the national level in Ha Noi and 3 at the subnational level in Ha Tinh Province) in 3 years of 2015-2017. Each policy dialogue will focus on a particular policy area. Key activities involved:

- The project advisory team receives proposals, explores and selects a particular policy area for dialogue;

- The project partners with policy experts, networks and organizations to set up a dialogue group in the selected policy area;

- The dialogue group reviews existing policies in that particular area and identifies 4 major policies issues;

- The project supports the group in preparing materials and works with government authorities and other stakeholders in organizing the event of policy dialogue (1 day)

- Follow-up of the issues raised/discussed in the dialogue.

Potential partners:

- Social organizations 

- Professional associations

- Policy networks

- Policy research groups

- National and sub-national government agencies

How to participate: 

Fill in the form “Expression of Interest in project participation’ available at www.red.org.vn or contact RED directly on phone or via email: chinhsach@red.org.vn

Time frame:

Details on activity time frame will be informed to interested organizations/individuals prior to the start of activity