|Date Posted||September 18, 2023|
Training and Consultancy
HORIZONT3000 is an Austrian development cooperation non-government organization offering support to people in partner countries in their aspiration to improve the quality of lives sustainably and humanly.
The organization specializes in the assistance, coordination, projects and programmes monitoring and provision of technical experts in countries in the global south. To-date, HORIZONT3000 assisted around 150 projects through funding and experts in 16 countries in Africa, Latin America and Oceania. The organization focuses on two sectors: Civil Society and Human Rights and, Rural Development and Natural Resources Management with close attention to Gender equality as a major cross-cutting issue.
HORIZONT3000 targets the most vulnerable population such as smallholder farmers, marginalized women, children and youth, human rights groups as well as indigenous populations. Through its regional and country offices, HORIZONT3000 cooperates and engages through an open and constructive dialogues with development actors across levels including government, local organizations and beneficiaries and participatory approach has guaranteed relevance and sustainability and
Capacity development has been the core methodology of HORIZONT3000 work and, the expansion of the capacities of people, organizations and societies at various levels including its staff in the country and regional offices has sustained the interventions; and Policy Dialogue – East Africa project is one of the initiatives are in place to achieve capacity development.
Background of the Policy Dialogue Project:
The project goal is to; Enhance CSOs’ Effectiveness in Policy Dialogue and in the long term, realize an inclusive, responsive, representative and effective policies that reflects the aspirations and will of the community affected by a particular policy problem across levels.
The project aims to achieve the above overall objective through the following result areas:
Capacity of CSOs strengthened to effectively engage in part or all stages of Policy dialogue
Organisations have institutionalised and streamlined Policy Dialogue in their work.
Organizations supported on gender equality and women’s empowerment policy issues
Increase partners’ participation in network and sharing of experiences
Best practices and learnings in Policy Dialogue are captured and shared.
Strengthen HORIZONT3000 staff capacity on Human Rights Based Approach to gender responsive policy dialogue engagements
Policy Dialogue Project Actions:
Policy Dialogue brings together partners from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania respectively. To date, the project activities have included individual and group m