Welcome to the Introduction to advocacy course. This online self-directed course explores UNICEF's approach to advocacy and describes what is advocacy, how to build capacity to advocate and how to develop advocacy strategies.  

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Is this course for me?
This course is suitable for humanitarian professionals at any level of seniority, of either technical or non-technical background who want to learn more about the subject.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • 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.  
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes to complete.  

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.