This module explores UNICEF’s approach to advocacy and describes what is advocacy, how to build capacity to advocate and how to develop advocacy strategies.

Learning objectives

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

    Highlight the importance of advocacy to achieve results.

    Understand the ways UNICEF conducts advocacy successfully

    Explain the foundational principles, as well as the key components of developing advocacy strategies.


This course is suitable for humanitarians of any level of seniority, of either technical or non-technical background, who want to learn the basics about the subject.


It should take you about 30 minutes to complete this self-paced course. 


This is a single module. The full UNICEF course - only available to UNICEF staff - includes additional modules and resources.