NCCI has worked with UNESCO, the National Executive Body for Literacy and the Non-formal Education Department in Kurdistan on developing the legal and technical frameworks to enable the education authorities to engage in efficient partnerships with NNGOs for the implementation of the Literacy and Non-Formal Education Campaign in Iraq. This cooperation is a part of the “Coordinating national NGO Participation in the Implementation of the Literacy and Non-Formal Education Campaign in Iraq” project, which itself forms part of the LIFE project implemented by UNESCO.
NCCI, in collaboration with UNESCO, conducted the third and last capacity building workshop in Erbil between 4-6 December 2014 to develop the capacities of NNGOs and education staff from the provinces of Basra, Missan, Thiqar, Wassit, Qadisiya. Muthana, Karbala, and Najaf to enable successful partnership between the education authorities and NNGOs in implementing the national literacy campaign. 18 NNGOs staff and 11 education departments’ employees were trained in this round.
During the last month, UNESCO and NCCI trained a total of 50 NNGOs staff and 57 officials and employees from education departments from all of Iraq on the legal and technical frameworks of the “Working Document”, including the pioneer accreditation system, community mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, and community learning centers management.