Solidarity Center Hosts Communications Workshop in Maldives
Photo: Solidarity Center

Solidarity Center has hosted a communications workshop in the Maldives with a view to train the union members on various types of communications skills and enable them developing communication strategies.

The communications training was held at Osmium Hotel Hulhumale in Male, the capital of Maldives on July 13, according to a Facebook post of the Solidarity Center.

At least 21 union members from the Maldives took part in the Solidarity Center-led workshop where they were taught internal and external communications, body language, photography, color science, poster campaigns and developing communications strategies, said the post.

Communication expert Sean Stephen, who is also the communications officer at the Solidarity Center Office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, conducted different sessions of the workshop, the picture showed.

The one-day session included members from the Teachers' Association (TAM), Tourism Employees Association (TEAM), Professional Association of Laboratory Sciences (PALS) and the Maldives Ports Workers' Union (MPWU).

The Solidarity Center, a non-profit organization aligned with the AFL-CIO labor federation is one of the core grantees of the National Endowment for Democracy, according to the Wikipedia.

Its stated mission is to help build a global labor movement by strengthening the economic and political power of workers around the world through effective, independent, and democratic unions.

The Solidarity Center's main offices are in Washington, D.C. The organization has field offices in roughly 28 countries and programs in approximately 60 countries.

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