Varda Group

Consultancy Services 

The Varda Group provides a wide range of consultancy services: 

  • Campaign coordination and leadership: Designing and coordinating international campaigns, including coalition campaigns
  • Political campaigning and advocacy: Designing and leading campaigns which integrate public activities and targeted communication strategies with efforts behind the scenes to influence international law and policy. Representation and advocacy in political or other fora
  • Strategic and policy analysis on specific issues as well as cross sectoral and geopolitical challenges
  • Strategic planning and project design for campaigns and organizations: this may involve preparing plans for our clients, or leading an organization through a strategic planning process. We also do this in the form of training
  • Project evaluation: Including assessment and review of projects prior to funding, as well as analysis of successes and failures after completion
  • Meeting facilitation: we prepare and facilitate many types of meetings, ranging from large, formal governance meetings (board and executive level) to informal campaign or strategy meetings
  • Organization of public events or meetings, including chairing, facilitation and panel moderation, logistical preparations, and reporting
  • Organizational support, designing governance, operational and management structures, personnel recruitment, coaching and training
  • Public lectures and speeches on a range of topics
  • Organization of field expeditions for advocacy or documentation purposes

The Varda group has vast experience across a wide range of issues, including climate change, marine biodiversity, fisheries conservation, the Arctic and Antarctic, maritime policy, nuclear safety, security, and arms control, toxic pollution and clean production, fresh water management and sanitation, sustainable consumption, tobacco control, international governance, international trade, access to information and transparency.

  • Organizational management, staff coaching, and conflict resolution
  • Policy analysis
  • Public speaking, panel moderation, speech writing
  • Communications and social media support
  • Event organization: from internal meetings to major public events