Franchise network building
Global NGO sought understanding of democracy and public opinion in Libya to support political parties, NGOs and international actors engaged in driving Libya’s democratic transition.
We administered the first nationwide, public opinion surveys, assessed the capacity of 21 potential political parties and conducted more than 24 individual and multiparty trainings.
Findings assisted in shaping up political parties to represent the population and helped them transform their media and recruitment strategy, as well as perception of UN-led dialogue process. They were also presented to donors, IOs, government agencies and published in Foreign Policy, becoming the go-to agency on Libyan politics.
Voluntas is expanding geographically. Earlier this year, we established a partnership with Sudan Polling and Statistics Center (SPSC). Dana Fuentes, a senior associate with Voluntas who until recently was based in Tunis, relocated to Sudan last month to support our expanding presence in the country. Dana will be supported by Nada Elamin. We will be opening an office in Khartoum in the coming months.
In collaboration with Baltic Sea Cluster Development Centre, Voluntās Policy Advisory (Voluntās) is currently involved in the “COVID19-Communities Response and Resilience” project targeting themes “Citizen engagement/community response” as well as “The Economic of Health Service Delivery”.
To support effective COVID-19 crisis communication and community outreach by the Libyan Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control, Voluntās Policy Advisory supported UNICEF in the development and implementation of a nationwide survey-based behavioral assessment in Libya.