Advocacy

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Are you interested in international development, global affairs, or diplomacy? 

Are you interested in developing relations with the federal government, and impacting Canadian Foreign Policy?

See a sample of our activities below:

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Above: EWB Canada’s National Day of Action, where we met with MPs and Global Affairs Canada officials on Parliament Hill, regarding Canadian international development policies.

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Above: Collaboration with MSF (Doctors Without Borders) in the Nest to raise awareness on the problems within refugee camps.

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Above: Meeting with MP Ed Fast, former Minister of International Trade and current Opposition Critic for Environment and Climate Change, to build relations and to discuss Canadian involvement in global affairs.

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Above: MP phone-in, encouraging students to call their local MPs about issues important to them, and to support Official Developmental Assistance.

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                         Above: World Water Week at UBC, promoted and organized                       in part by the Advocacy team.

Among other things, gain experience and develop skills by:

  • Communicating and networking with MPs, NGOs, dignitaries and other professionals
  • Organizing and coordinating events, activities, and meetings
  • Speaking at public functions within EWB, on campus, and at national events.

Joining the Advocacy Team will provide you with ample opportunities and resources to explore your interests! Whether it may be in politics, foreign affairs, international aid/development, or current events, we have plenty of activities for members to get involved.

Send us an email to find out more: advocacy.ubc.ewb@gmail.com

See EWB Canada’s Policy and Advocacy webpage: takeaction.ewb.ca