Media Development Center, Ministry of Information hold joint conferences and workshops

A team from the Media Development Center at Birzeit University discussed joint projects, seminars, and workshops with the Palestinian Ministry of Information in a meeting on Thursday, February 14, 2019. 

Media Development Center Director Nibal Thawabteh, Projects Manager Buthayna Alsemeiri, Monitoring and Evaluating Coordinator Emad Alasfar, Gender Unit Coordinator Nahed Abu Taimeh, and Research and Studies Coordinator Saleh Masharqeh met with Yousef al-Mahmoud, the deputy undersecretary at the ministry of information, Iman Sabbah, member of the ministry’s legal team, and Abdeljaber Abdulfattah, the general director of the ministry. 

The teams explored potential ways to cooperate in a number of joint initiatives such as a conference for female Palestinian journalists, a ceremony for Palestinian media icons, and specialized workshops for privately-owned radio stations. 

Furthermore, the teams agreed to hold an official conference in which the Media Development Center will publish the results and outcomes of the National Initiative for Media Development, carried out over the past three years by the center together with over 80 institutions from both the West Bank and Gaza.