In mid-October 2018, the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) in collaboration with the German Corporation for the International Coordination (GIZ) held a two-day workshop for the staff of the JCC and the Crisis Response Offices in the governorates.
The purpose of the workshop IS to enhance the understanding of the JCC staff of the importance of systematic coordination, to strengthen coordination between the JCC HQ and the Crisis Response Offices in the governorates as well as training some of the JCC staff to become trainers as part of the JCC’s plan to create in-house human resources.
Srwa Rasool, the Director of Resource Mobilization at the JCC stated that the course was highly relevant to the work of the JCC and would help enhance and strengthen the coordination between the JCC and its governorate offices as well as between the JCC and its partners and stakeholders. She added that during the workshop, the gaps and challenges were identified and ways of overcoming and resolving the issues were also discussed and identified.
The course witnessed high participation as forty staff from the JCC HQ and its offices in the governorates participated in the workshop. The workshop is one of the joint projects run by JCC and GIZ within the framework of cooperation.
The GIZ is one of the key partners of the JCC, funded the workshop technically and financially as part of the GIZ’s support for institutional resilience building for the crisis management, including the JCC’s capacity building, strengthening coordination and crisis management and response capacity in the Kurdistan Region.
The Qudra Programme is a regional action financed by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the 'Madad' Fund and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) seeking to strengthen resilience for Syrian refugees, IDPs and host communities in response to the Syrian and Iraqi crises. The programme is jointly implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Expertise France (EF), Spanish Agency for International Development (AECID) and Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) in programme partner countries of Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.