11 CSOs working in different thematic areas participated in the training. Participating organizations operate in thematic areas such as the environment, refugee rights, children's rights, gender equality, disability rights, and access to justice.
During the first two days of the training, project coordinator Hakan Ataman provided information about the various dimensions of advocacy and shared examples of case-based and policy-based advocacy with the participants. On the third day of the training, Derya Göçer talked about how the research techniques can be used as an advocacy tool. Göçer also conducted a workshop about how each organization can specify a research topic, method and questions in their working area.