By Mike Puia
DEPUTY Premier of Malaita Province, Mr Alick Maeaba, is one of the 26 people from around the world who are currently attending a 16-day leadership for civil society activism training in Israel.
The training, which started on July 15, is undertaken by the Israeli Agency for International Cooperation and Development (MASHAV) in collaboration with the Golda Meir International Training Centre in Haifa, Israel.
The aim of the training is to equip participants to build and strengthen their civil society. It designed to develop and strengthen local leadership and organisations to address issues of public concern through collective activity.
Among other things, the training cover areas like community leadership models and skills, voluntarism for community development, gender mainstreaming, strategic and financial planning, communication and presentation skills, coalition building and networking.
Whilst in Israel, Maeaba hopes to attend specific meetings on other matters of interest to his Province with relevant stakeholders in Israel.
The training Maeaba attends is one of the many training covering different areas MASHAV is offering each year.
Given the level these training programs are delivered, it will be of great benefit to Maeaba in his leadership career. He will return to the country on the first week of next month.
Deputy Director of the Golda Meir International Training Centre, Ms Shachar Re’em, provided information and photos about the training Maeaba is attending.