Short course Designing an Advocacy Strategy for Humanitarian Action 2020

This thematic short course is a full-time executive training, which focuses on the design of effective advocacy strategies for humanitarian responses with the use of specific tools and methods.

Information

Period

4 May 2020 - 8 May 2020
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

20 April 2020

Fees:

Total fees: CHF 1’500.-

Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-

There are no available scholarship for this programme.

Objectives

  • 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

Audience

Professional in humanitarian social and development organisations who wants to improve his competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on his experiences
Professional from other sectors who wishes to deepen his understanding of the contemporary humanitarian action and understand how to transfer his acquired competencies in that sector

Programme

  • Limit and Constraints of Advocacy
  • Press Release
  • Strategy of Advocacy
  • Stakeholder Mapping

Director(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Jean-Marc BIQUET, CERAH
You want to know the building blocks of an advocacy strategy to achieve your humanitarian programme objectives? This short course will be of interest for you: Develop strategic skills to better analyze specific contexts, map stakeholders, and design effective advocacy strategies in support of operational humanitarian projects.

Pedagogical method

Using lectures, case studies and discussions with professionals in humanitarian advocacy, the general objective of the seminar is for participants to acquire the tools and skills necessary to develop an effective advocacy strategy in support to operational humanitarian projects.

Admission criteria

  • Capacity of critical, reflective and strategic thinking and analysis.
  • Be fluent or have a very good level in English. A proof such a TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS Certificate or other certificate is required.

Number of participants

The number of participants is adapted to the chosen pedagogy.

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