Media Development Center Concludes Training on Gender Issues

Birzeit University’s Media Development Center concluded on June 3, 2014 a training course on media skills for spokespeople, specifically on gender issues. Thirty trainees participated.

Center director Nibal Thawabteh said that this training seeks to support the center’s policy towards gender issues and women's active participation in media work.

The center’s Gender Unit coordinator, Nahed Abu Taima, explained that this training course was a serious attempt to end the confusion of reporters when reporting on gender and child issues.

Government spokesman Ihab Bseiso gave an overview of his experience in the Government Information Office, elucidating the importance of picking the right time to talk, and using the appropriate wording, in addition to the need to have information on various topics available and a well-informed speaker able to deliver his/her message.