Executive Short Courses in Communications, Advocacy & Negotiation

ADVOCACY FOR HUMANITARIAN PROJECTS IN HEALTH

Thematic Seminar: Advocacy for Humanitarian Projects in Health
© MSF

next session: new dates for 2021 to be announced

This executive short course focuses on the tools and skills necessary to develop effective advocacy strategies for humanitarian interventions in the health area.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Elaborate an advocacy plan to support programmatic objectives in medical humanitarian interventions
  • Define the principal steps for implementation of the advocacy plan
  • Choose the appropriate methodology for advocacy efforts according to the targeted audience

programme

  • Understanding the limits and the potential of advocacy in the frame of medical projects
  • Meeting specialists of advocacy
  • Practicing useful tools to set up an advocacy strategy
  • Develop an advocacy strategy applicable to practical case studies

audience

  • 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.

Certification

2 ECTS - Credits recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

course coordinator

Jean-Marc BIQUET, Geneva Centre for Education & Research in Humanitarian Action