International trainers Felix Meurders and Henk ten Oever started a 2 day on the job training at Kurdsat. The training, which started on October 31, 2011, focusses on interview and presentation skills. Meurders is a veteran of Dutch television and has presented several programs on national Dutch television and ten Oever is a Dutch media specialist.
In total, there are 8 participants from 2 different programs of Kurdsat, namely "Subject" and "Behind the News", taking part in the training.
The Independent Media Centre in Kurdistan works to develop media and empower minorities and women in Iraq. IMCK offers training to journalists of all media, consultancy to editors and management, workshops for photographers, Internet courses for newspaper sites and Media training to politicians. In 2009 IMCK started his first postgraduate course, Media bo Khalk, for students from the whole of Iraq.
(( المركز الاعلامي المستقل في كردستان منظمة تهتم بتطوير الاعلام وقضايا الاقليات والمرأة في العراق))
The first part of IMCK workshop on Knowledge Awareness of Oil and Gas finishes in Kalar
Ali Ghazi from Nature Iraq explains how oil and gas impact on the environment and IMCK journalism trainer Khaled Suleiman helps the journalists develop story ideas. Part 2 of the workshop is in Sulaymaniya in December. Experts on oil and gas will give information to help journalists become more specialized on the topic.