This course can be interesting for all humanitarian staff at local, national as well as international level, who want to learn more about what advocacy can contribute to their work. Some topics that the course touches on are: What is humanitarian advocacy? How to conduct effective humanitarian advocacy? How to coordinate and building relationship?
Advocacy, the deliberate process of influencing those who make decisions, is of significant importance for humanitarian work because it is typically focused on ensuring that people have access to life-saving aid and protection. Advocacy can help make a positive change to policy decision or situation of dire humanitarian need.