MDC was founded in 1996 under
the name of “Media Center” within the Faculty of Arts. In 1999 it was called
“Media Development Institute” and has become a part of the communal centers and
institutes in the university, whereas, after ten years of hard work it has
become what is now known the Media Development Center- MDC.
A professional free and
modern Palestinian media.
The MDC seeks to enhance
capacities of media professionals through providing industry-specific training,
training manuals and professional production by partnering with international
media organization. This is to be achieved within a framework of
professionalism, objectivity independency, and freedom while abiding by the
Palestinian law and the international and humanitarian legislations.
capacities of the media and to maintain sustainability and enhance
awareness of media professionals and citizens regarding rights and duties
in a society governed by freedom and equality.
- Network with
local, regional and international partners in order to advance the
special material that would develop a democratic media
workshops and seminars on media and journalism and address their role as a
in discussions on media policies and offer advice and support to
governmental institutions and civil society organizations