The Launch of Joddran Camp for Young Journalists and Activists in Yemen

Within the Program of Joddran ( literally means Walls in Arabic), Development House in cooperation with Freedom House has held the first training camp for journalists and youth activists from Sana'a, Aden, Taiz, which will run from 10/25/2013 to 10/30/2013.

The program aims for networking and building the capacity of thirty young male and female journalists and activists from Sana’a, Aden and Taiz in areas related to the right of expression and access to information, as well as, the project seeks to empower the participants with skills, tactics and strategies in digital advocacy and digital security.
"This training aims to provide information and new skills that invest the internet and the info-Activism in order to enrich the Yemeni streets with practical campaigns and strategies that keep track and feed the community movement at the present time", said the project coordinator, Mr. Nabil Ahmed ِAl-Khader. "The work on the ground needs detection, enrichment and documentation, besides to parallel collection of works on Internet to become more professional, effective and reach out to the target groups."

It is worth mentioning that the DH is a non-governmental organization founded to respond to the civil society needs for supporting, organizational capacity building, and promoting resources and opportunities. DH provides training and consultation services for individuals and organizations through plenty of training programs, which respond to the needs of the civil society and strengthen its role. DH considers itself the first organization which specialized in New Media “Web 2.0” in Yemen. Further, DH aims to be the pioneer in empowering organizations to play their role”

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