Advocacy in International Affairs

Influence the influencers

 
Develop and enhance the analytical, strategic and communication skills you will need to drive public opinion, and persuade influential actors on current global issues.

 

 

Who is this programme for?

 

Mid-senior to senior level practitioners from private, public and NGO sectors working in the fields of:

  • Advocacy and public affairs
  • Communications and marketing
  • Project management

Who are our past participants?

 
Listen to programme participants

 

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Programme Highlights

 

5 LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Strategic communications | Narrative development | Thought leadership | Integrated engagement | Advocacy

5 FOCUS AREAS

Strategy | Global issues | Multilateral system | Hybrid actors | International framework

2 DEGREES

Potential option to upgrade from an Executive Certificate to an Executive Master

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Outcomes

 

Executive Certificate

Leave with the confidence, capacity and connections to influence international agenda. Understand and connect with multiple constituencies and stakeholders to drive change that delivers on your institution's and client's objectives.


Executive Master

Connect the knowledge and skills you acquired during the Executive Certificate with a broad practical understanding of global governance and policy-making. Enhance even further your ability to design high impact strategies for your institution and clients.
 

Our Network

 

Alumni network


13'000 Graduate Institute alumni | 110 nationalities for ExEd alumni only

Advocacy programme alumni come from all sectors, continents and backgrounds:

  • Head of Brand and Reputation management,  F. Hoffmann La Roche
  • Global Advocacy Lead, Nestlé SA
  • Senior External Relations Officer, UNHCR
  • Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the UN
  • Attorney, BDO Bahamas
  • Journalst, Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS)

 

Staff

 

Advocacy in International Affairs is a unique programme taught jointly by expert practitioners who regularly advise global companies and international organisations, and academic leaders exploring the most pressing global issues. It provides a unique and holistic perspective on advocacy in the multilateral world, led by course leaders who are at your disposal for advice and support.

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Davide Rodogno

CO-DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE ADVOCACY IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Full CV accessible here

Associate professor (2011-2014) and full professor since 2014 at the Graduate Institute, Dr Rodogno serves as Head of the International History Department (2014-2017). His doctoral thesis was published in English as Fascism’s European Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

     
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Lukasz Bochenek

CO-DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE ADVOCACY IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Lukasz is Managing Director of Leidar Switzerland. He develops effective engagement strategies, processes and measurement frameworks for multi-national companies, NGOs and SMEs. In addition, he leads Leidar’s Netnograph project – a joint venture with Tree Intelligence which uncovers networks of influence between stakeholders and influencers.

     
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Guillemette Carlucci

PROGRAMME OFFICER, EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Ms. Carlucci has been managing executive education programmes for clients from corporations, governments and international institutions for the past 9 years.

 

Recent events

 

Fake News: the role of confirmation bias in a post-truth world | Wednesday 14 June 2017, 18:30 - 20:00