KATHMANDU: The International Labor Organization (ILO) has organized 3 days Communication skills training to enhance the effective communication skill to the leaders of the affiliates unions of Joint Trade Union Coordination Center (JTUCC) from 30 September- 2 October 2019 in Lalitpur.
Speaking as the guest in inaugural session JTUCC President Cde. Binod Shrestha said that communication is in special priority of the trade union movement. He stressed that the leaders and workers of the trade unions should transform themselves as per the changing times and increase their capacity and efficiency in the same way in the age of digital technology. He further said that this training will be conducted to enhance the skills of the leaders and cadres of all the seven provinces of JTUCC. Cde. Shrestha, who is also the President of GEFONT, said that using the new technology, the workers can raise awareness through the activities of the labor sector. He also urged to pay attention, especially when using social media as negative messages can be spread if it is misused.
Welcoming the participants and guests of the training, Mr. Richard Howard, Director of ILO Nepal, said that ILO and trade unions can work together to develop communication skills in trade unions. He said the campaign would be successful only if effective communication could be made in unions campaign.
In a session facilitated by Mr. Sultan Uddin, Mr. mamadou souaré, Communication and Information Officer of ILO taught about effective communication skills.
Mr. mamadou souaré, Communication and Information Officer of ILO, Mr, Avash shrestha & Mr. Shrreyas Shrestha have trained on effective communication skills, effective advocacy strategies, Web site, use of social media in organizations to 27 leaders of 9 affiliates union of JTUCC.
Likewise, on the third day of training, during the session of discussion with Media & Trade Union, editor of Desh Pardesh online Mr. Sunil Neupane, Journalist Mr. Hom Karki from Kantipur & Mr. Basanta Rupakheti form NTV have been facilitated the session.