In the framework of the project “Towards improved labour relations and professionalism in the Albanian Media”, supported by European Union, the Albanian Media Institute, in co-operation with International Federation of Journalists, organized on May 21-23 the second training course on Capacity building and leadership training course for journalists associations and media organisations.
Participants included directors and representatives of the main associations of journalists and media organizations working in Albania. The training was led by Adrien Collin, project coordinator of the International Federation of Journalists, and Mike Jempson, media consultant. The training course focused on Local Branches – Structures, Roles and Responsibilities; Local Branches – Roles, Responsibilities and Skills of a Branch Representative; Local Branches – Representing members; National Union Recruitment Campaign; Campaigns – Strategic Development; National Union – Strategic Development Plan.
The participants, a part of whom were directors of the branches of the Union of Albanian Journalists in the districts, shared their experiences and problems in their efforts to improve working conditions of journalists and defend their professional rights. The course also discussed the main topics and challenges of the Sub-granting Scheme that AMI has published in the framework of this project.
This was the second course in a series of training courses on Capacity building and leadership for journalists associations and media organizations.