The Association of Palestinian Local Authorities (APLA) conducted a specialized training in the coordination and management of formal and official events and occasions under the activities of the Public Relations Hub. The training aimed at exploring all procedures, steps and requirements related to coordinating events, enhancing their capacities in coordinating and organizing official visits, meetings and ceremonies, with the participation of 37 representatives of media and public relations departments at the local authorities.
The training lasted for two days under the supervision of Dr. Sa'eed Titan, who gave a presentation on the protocols of official working visits, the requirements of preparing a visit itinerary, reception and seating protocols, in addition to coordinating and preparing for public events and signing agreements. It also included issues related to preparing speeches, ceremonial activities, and organizing conferences, including relevant committees and their assigned tasks, as well as management of operations, budgets, needs, income sources and care.
It is worth mentioning that the training is conducted under the Technical Hubs project for exchanging experiences between local authorities, implemented in partnership between APLA and LGRP-GIZ, which comprises of five hubs: Engineering and Planning Hub, Public Relations Hub, Financial Management Hub, Village Councils Hub, and Innovation and Creativity Hub.