‘Spokesperson’ Workshop Graduates 20 Political Figures

President Abdul Latif Abu Hijleh, received on February 29,2016,  the Head of the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR), Mohammad Ishtayeh, for the official opening of a Media Spokespersons workshop.

Center of Media Development (MDC) Director Nibal al-Thwabteh, Media Research and Policy Unit Coordinator at MDC Saleh Masharqa, and the Center’s Monitoring and Evaluation Unit Coordinator Imad Asfar attended the meeting.

Both Parties stressed on the importance of enhancing politicians ability to reach the audience.  They assured that a political leader must succeed in developing powerful and efficient image management strategies to reach his audience and convey his cause wisely.

Professor Abu Hijleh said that the university has always sought to strengthen its ties with national and governmental institution to help officials achieve their tasks efficiently and professionally.

“ As a politician, the greatest asset I can bring to my career, is the ability to communicate effectively through the media and to live audiences. Therefore, such training programs are very important for politicians and officials to enroll in, in order to learn the techniques of delivering a clear, wise and strategic message through media”, Ishtayeh assured.

Thawabteh pointed that in this training, 20 participants will not only learn traditional approaches, but discover the tricks of delivering a distinctive message. “ This training will bolster the communication performance for community leader and officials.”