What we do
Build Knowledge, networking
As part of a broader capacity building and stakeholder engagement strategy, NAPI constantly designs and delivers holistic and participatory capacity-building trainings for youth across the region. Weather for international institutions, civil society organizations, or benificaries themselves, NAPI’s experts and young professionals asses youth needs and expectation on different policy areas and skills gap, and ensure peer-to-peer learning mode that ranges between theory and practice. The modules mostly fall into Strategic planning, governance and leadership for civil society organizations in English, French, and Arabic.
For instance, NAPI designed and delivered the following (+14) training modules:
- Political Parties
- Digitial Literacy
- Critical thinking
- Social Movements
- social entrepreneurship
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Leadership for civil society
- NGO and project management
- Risk analysis and management
- Youth participation in governance
- Research design and field research
- Civic engagement and volunteerism
- Participatory Governance and Policy Making
- The Use of Media to influence Policy and Society
- How social enterprises influence policy and shape society
Training modules are an important part of a broader capacity-building and engagement strategy. When done jointly across cities and countries, they help establish connections, it fosters networking. Get in touch with NAPI, if you’re an individual/entity that are looking for training modules in the domaines above and beyond.
Roundtables and Discussion
Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Debating
NAPI’s mission is to empower young people in North Africa by fostering a culture of dialogue and collaboration. To achieve this, they regularly organize policy debates, roundtables and debates on important issues affecting their communities. These events could take the form of moderated discussions among experts or round tables with activists. NAPI’s aim is to provide young people with a platform to express their views and opinions, and to encourage them to take an active part in shaping their future and the future of their community. NAPI is committed to developing the next generation of leaders and driving change through meaningful dialogue and collaboration.
NAPI is designed to encourage critical thinking, civic engagement and collaboration. A key aspect of his strategy is the emphasis on developing critical thinking skills. Through its initiatives and programs, members are encouraged to hone their critical thinking and engage in meaningful dialogue on important issues of public policy and policymaking. This enables members to grasp complex issues and make informed decisions about how best to address them. In addition, NAPI equips participants with the skills needed to effectively participate in public discussions and expand their voices. By providing members with these tools and resources, NAPI ensures its programs will have a long-term impact and equips members with the skills and knowledge they need to drive positive change in their communities.
Qualitative and quantitative
Our focus at NAPI is to produce high-quality, evidence-based policy research and analysis that can inform and influence policy decisions. Our research capabilities are extensive and cover the entire Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Our aim is to provide our partners with rigorous research based on empirical evidence and sound analysis. We believe this approach enables us to make policy decisions with the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Our aim is to help policymakers and other stakeholders make informed decisions that positively impact the lives of people in the MENA region.
Assessments and M&E
NAPI supports youth entities, donors, UN agencies and international organizations with monitoring and evaluation methodologies to improve their program’s management, of outputs, outcomes and impact. NAPI gets inovlved with providing continuous assessments to programs and CSOs which involves the examination of the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and impact of activities in the light of specified objectives.
To learn more or request M&E assistance, email NAPI at: info[at]napipolicy.org
On job training
Internship-like work experience
NAPI believes in the added value that youth bring to the table and provides them the space to work with seniors, youth, and different stakeholders on common visions. NAPI offers seasonal internship-like work experience to youth in North Africa for 4 month. Paid interns who get involoved become project officers, receive trainings and autonomy, and get exposed to different networks and opportunities. NAPI also offers the space for individuals to express their interests and get contacted for their ideas and suggestions. To learn more, visit ‘Engage with NAPI’.