UNESCO’s Training on “Human Terrain Mapping” in Jordan

MAP Founder, President and Executive Director Ms. Vanessa Bassil travelled to Amman in Jordan to attend a training on “Human Terrain Mapping”. The training was organized by UNESCO-Beirut, UNESCO-Paris and UNESCO-Amman. It brought together 8 media NGOs: MAP, SKeyes, Maharat, GCHR, Arij, IMS, IWPR and FPU – the first 3 being Lebanese media NGOs. On the first day, (27th of July) international and regional actors gathered to review on-going projects and to look into possible areas of cooperation. On the 28th and 29th, they attended workshops focusing on the capacity of the organizations to conduct political and security risk analysis. All in all, the training presented an opportunity to form new partnerships and to network with other NGOs.