Building Capacity Project
Advocacy Training Manual
Session 6

Coalition building and managing coalition problems

Case Study of a minimum price “Campaign to support minimum price”

Aim
To identify the strengths and weaknesses of coalitions and to learn how to build coalitions being aware of some of the tensions in coalitions and how to manage them.

Objectives
By the end of the session, trainees will be able to:

Bibliography:
- Minimum Pricing for Alcohol: Frequently Asked Questions; SHAAP Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems

- If Alcohol Prices Increase, will it reduce binge drinking?, ICAP International Center for Alcohol Policies

- Minimum Pricing Illegal European court rules, The Scotch Whisky Association, News Release

- Changing Scotland’s Relationship with Alcohol: A framework for action; Scottish Government, February 2009

Documents:

- Actions to reduce harm done by alcohol
- Heading: Case Study of a minimum price “Campaign to support minimum price”
- Main elements of a media campaign