Using lectures, case studies and discussions with professionals in humanitarian advocacy, develop strategic skills to better analyse specific contexts, map stakeholders, and design effective advocacy strategies in support of operational humanitarian projects.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Elaborate an advocacy plan to support programmatic objectives in humanitarian interventions
  • Define the principal steps for implementation of the advocacy plan
  • Master key tools and concepts to use in advocacy efforts (campaign, lobby, stakeholder
  • mapping advocacy plan of action…)

Programme

  • Limits and potential of advocacy in humanitarian crises
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Strategy of advocacy
  • Professionals in the humanitarian, development or social sector looking to develop their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences.
  • Professionals from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change.
  • Graduate students with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector.

For more details on the enrollment process visit this page.

 

Documents required:

  • CV (Résumé)
  • Scanned copy of passport

More information about the admission process can be found on our application page.

  • Designing an Advocacy Strategy for Humanitarian ActionDates 26 - 30 April, 2021
  • Designing an Advocacy Strategy for Humanitarian ActionDuration One week
  • Designing an Advocacy Strategy for Humanitarian ActionLocation Geneva
  • Designing an Advocacy Strategy for Humanitarian ActionLanguage English
  • Designing an Advocacy Strategy for Humanitarian ActionCREDITS 2 ECTS
  • Fee CHF 1'500
  • Application Deadline 2 weeks before the start of the course. For candidates who need a VISA: 6 weeks before the start of the course.