Ta’awon institution for conflict resolution had a workshop closure concerning the mechanism of determining the community needs by participation; advocating and pressurizing skills, facilitation and social media skills. This workshop has 24 participants representing 24 youth institutions from 8 different areas located in the northern, southern and middle parts of west bank which was conducted for 4 days on 30 training hours average at City-In Hotel in Ramallah.
Diverse methods were adopted during the training, where it merged the presentations which were presented by the trainers with case studies, discussion and brainstorm, group work, in addition to discussing a group of social issues and problems from their relations besides exchanging information and experience among them.
This workshop comes under “partners for change” project activities which are implemented within Ta’awon institution agreement signed by Ta’awon institution, (CRS) and (CPP), funded by the (USAID). The framework activities will be performed for 16 months in different areas in West Bank.
The project aims to activate the participation of the local institutions in determining their community issues depending upon those issues’ needs through the positive contributions and initiatives among the local institutions and decision makers to respond to communities’ local needs.
A notification, concerning the involved institutions in the project in addition to Ta’awon institution direct supervision, is to perform a group of activities at the end of the training course including:
- Meetings with local institutions and individuals of the society beside decision makers to set the social issues and priorities to work upon.
- Documenting the issues by using social media with all its forms.
- Meetings with decision makers to figure out appropriate interventions.
- Set an alternative plan to fulfill the needs using initiatives.