Early Career Researcher Training School
Writing Workshop “How to Write Decision Memos and Deliver Policy Briefings”
20, 24, 27 February 2023 | ADA University, Baku
ADA University is pleased to offer a short-term, intensive writing workshop for early career researchers focused on applied policy research. Beginning with an orientation and overview of policy analysis and evaluation from start to finish, this workshop will examine how policy research may positively impact real policy situations.
ADA University’s Institute for Development and Diplomacy announces a Call for Applications to the 5th Early Career Researchers Training School (TS) on “How to Write Decision Memos and Deliver Policy Briefings.” The Training School will be conducted under the aegis of the Jean Monnet Chairmanship.
The program will provide a foundation upon which participants can learn how to write high-impact decision memos and deliver effective in-person policy briefings. TS is tailored to offer an opportunity for research development, training, exchange of ideas, and network-building for postgraduate students, young career researchers writing in the field of political science, security studies, and pressing global and regional challenges including peace and security, ecology, economy and employment, and international and national responses to current and emerging challenges.
Alongside being trained and guided by recognized experts in the field, participants of the program will receive skills in a variety of methodologies used to conduct comprehensive research study and develop a highly impactful policy briefing and write an effective decision memo.
The TS will begin with a workshop on how to write a decision memo and present a policy briefing on this basis. Each participant will then need to write one memo and be prepared to present it in person through a role-playing exercise on the second day of the workshop. The TS will conclude with training on how develop a professional policy paper.
In order to apply, please fill in the Application form following the https://forms.gle/zE7YFuUC9UJEjcRH9 no later than February 15, 2023. Only participants who attend all sessions during three days and fulfill all practical exercise requirements will be granted certificate of participation.
Note to the applicants:
The program will be delivered in half-day format over three non-consecutive days (20, 24, 27 February).
This training school is cosponsored by the EU funded Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Chair project. For more information about the Chairmanship, please check the website.