This practical and engaging toolkit contains guiding principles, tips, and suggested approaches to help better plan, package, disseminate and evaluate PEC strategies.
It was developed as part of the Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications (PEC) programme. The 13 think tanks worked with a mentor to diagnose their capacity needs and develop a PEC workplan to strengthen their knowledge and capacity. Work included designing and refining communciation strategies, engaging peers and external stakeholders, and leveraging tools to sharpen their strategic messaging and outreach.
The toolkit covers all the key areas that would help any research programme get started: