Training Program - on

Communication Skills

Sept. 11, 2003 - Sept. 16, 2003
PASSIA Office, Ramallah

Speakers

Event Agenda

11 09 2003
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem -

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Perception and Communication - Psychological Aspects

Dr. Khaleel Isa, Psychologist, UNDP Tokten Program -

Perception and Communication - Psychological Aspects
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Perception and Communication - Psychological Aspects, contd.

Dr. Khaleel Isa -

Perception and Communication - Psychological Aspects, contd.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Participants (on preparatory assignments)

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Participants (on preparatory assignments)
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Participants

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Participants
12 09 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Introduction to Media and Communications

Rami Khouri, Executive Editor, The Daily Star, Beirut -

Introduction to Media and Communications
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Communication Strategies and Techniques for Effective Action (1): Knowing Target Audiences and Defining Publicity and Communication Goals

Rami Khouri -

Communication Strategies and Techniques for Effective Action (1): Knowing Target Audiences and Defining Publicity and Communication Goals
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Communication Strategies and Techniques for Effective Action (2): Selecting the Right Media-Outlets, Target Groups and Individuals

Rami Khouri -

Communication Strategies and Techniques for Effective Action (2): Selecting the Right Media-Outlets, Target Groups and Individuals
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Developing Communications Skills, contd.

Rami Khouri -

Developing Communications Skills, contd.
13 09 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Effective Presentations and Communications (1): The Right Message to the Right Audience: Clarifying Audiences, Themes, and Messages

Rami Khouri -

Effective Presentations and Communications (1): The Right Message to the Right Audience: Clarifying Audiences, Themes, and Messages
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Effective Presentations and Communications (2): Fundamentals of Effective Writing

Rami Khouri -

Effective Presentations and Communications (2): Fundamentals of Effective Writing
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Exercises

Rami Khouri -

Exercises
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Communication Skills - A Diplomat’s Perspective

Afif Safieh, PLO Delegate to the UK and the Vatican -

Communication Skills - A Diplomat’s Perspective
14 09 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Developing Communications Skills (interpersonal communication, speech-making and public speaking, conflict resolution, and interviews)

Rami Khouri -

Developing Communications Skills (interpersonal communication, speech-making and public speaking, conflict resolution, and interviews)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Communication Strategies – Case Study from a Palestinian NGO

Allam Jarrar, Executive Board Member, Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees, and Steering Committee Member, Palestinian NGO Network -

Communication Strategies – Case Study from a Palestinian NGO
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit to Al-Ayyam Newspaper (Tour of the printing process and Question & Answer Session with editors/ journalists)

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Visit to Al-Ayyam Newspaper (Tour of the printing process and Question & Answer Session with editors/ journalists)
15 09 2003
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Visit to Al-Jawwal (PR & Media Strategies)

Hakam Kanafani, Chief Executive Officer, Jawwal -

Visit to Al-Jawwal (PR & Media Strategies)
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Public and Media Relations: Getting Attention, Preparing Materials

Rami Khouri -

Public and Media Relations: Getting Attention, Preparing Materials
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Public and Media Relations, contd.

Rami Khouri -

Public and Media Relations, contd.
16 09 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Presentation Skills – Case Study

Michael Tarazi, Lawyer, Negotiations Support Unit -

Presentation Skills – Case Study
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Communication Skills - A Donor’s Perspective (How to Communicate Interests and Present an Organization/Project)

John Viste, Deputy Director, Care West Bank and Gaza -

Communication Skills - A Donor’s Perspective (How to Communicate Interests and Present an Organization/Project)
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Final Discussion and Wrap-up

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Final Discussion and Wrap-up