What Is It?
Advocacy within Engineers Without Borders (EWB) seeks to make foreign aid more transparent and improve the accountability of multinational companies working in developing countries.
How do we relate?
To achieve this, EWB attempts to influence government policies that are directly related to the system they wish to change by holding meetings with MP’s and carrying out campaigns. In the past EWB Canada has met success in getting the Canadian government to sign on to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). Currently, EWB is working on Publish What You Pay (PWYP)/TRACE Campaign.
At the EWB University of Regina Chapter, advocacy is a vital part of member education. For more information about advocacy within EWB, click here to view theEWB Advocacy Strategy 2013-2015.