emediat TOT Day 2 summary

The social culture of civil society organizations in Jordan is still young but promising as NGOs are getting exposed to relevant digital communications tools and have access to IT infrastructure offered by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and through their national knowledge stations program .

Civil society organizations in Jordan are open networks as they allow communications regarding their mission, vision, objectives, scope of work and on-going projects in addition to addressing their issues and challenges.

Nakhweh is a leading example of free agent supporting fortress NGOs in Jordan.

Enjoy jo map !

The Jordan emediat team has mapped out the network during day1 ToT emediat New media training for NGOs , lets see how that unfolds in a few months !
PROGRAM BACKGROUND: New Media is a new technology training and capacity building program developed in response to Secretary Clinton’s announcement of Civil Society 2.0, an initiative which helps grassroots organizations around the world use digital technology to tell their stories, build membership and support, and connect to their community of peers around the world.

PARTNERS: The program is funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) of the United States Department of State with support from Microsoft. The program is managed by the Institute of International Education (IIE), and implemented with a coalition of leading new media experts and local and international partners from the public and private sectors.

COUNTRIES: New Media will be implemented in five countries:
• Jordan
• Morocco
• United Arab Emirates

PROGRAM DETAILS: New Media will deliver targeted, cutting-edge new media training and coaching to a diverse group of 150 - 250 NGOs in order to build their digital infrastructure and capacity to use new media effectively. The program will create networks of diverse individuals and organizations that share knowledge, skills, and best practices in digital activism, new media, and advocacy.

In-country trainings will start in April 2011.