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Short training for Newroz TV

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International trainer Gie Meeuwis is training Newroz TV, the Kurdish TV station that is reporting on the activities of the Kurdish government.



The 3 day training (18-20 February 2009) in Irbil is meant to improve the news reporting and to advise the director on what is needed to improve the overall quality of the channel.

Election workshop at IMCK

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Belgian trainer Gie Meeuwis started the first of three workshops on election reporting at the traininghall of the IMCK in Sulaymaniya. The first day, on February 15, 2010, was attended by eleven journalists from different media.
Elections for a new Iraqi parliament will be held in the whole of Iraq on March 7.



Meeuwis is a TV-maker and teaches at one of the academies of journalism in the Netherlands. He has conducted election trainings for journalists in a number of foreign countries.

His co-trainer is Salam Omar Ibrahim, and translator is Ferman Fadhil. This workshop will be repeated twice, once more in Sulaymaniya and once in Irbil, on February 17.

The workshops are made possible with funding from the American RRT in Irbil and the UNDP. The High Committee of the Elections (IHEC) is participating by giving the journalists information on the legal and technical sides of the election process.

Second masterclass for TV presenters

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On February 10 Henk ten Oever and Felix Meurders started their second Masterclass for two presenters of Gali Kurdistan and two presenters of Kurdsat TV. Both TV channels are PUK. They will talk with the presenters about how to perform on television and learn them all the practical skills on how to make an exciting interview with a guest or correspondent, about the use of body language, tone, voice, and how to improvise.

Masterclass by Felix Meurders and Henk ten Oever

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Felix Meurders and Henk ten Oever started full of enthusiasm their Masterclass presenting and interviewing on February 8. The first two days they will train two presenters of KNN and two of Peyam. The last two days presenters of Kurdsat and Gali Kurdistan will be trained.


They will improve the presentation skills of the participants and teach them how to get a message across in a more convenient and professional way.





Training financial manager

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John Neurink arrived on January 31 in Sulaymania to give a training to the new financial manager, Bazian, who is working for IMCK since the beginning of this year.

John will install and implement the new software to upgrade the financial administration and will teach Bazian to work with the new program and train him in bookkeeping.