The training course will focus on the public speaking skills, argumentation of the stands and active listening, which are the most important characteristics of good negotiators. Public service employees will learn the negotiation techniques and some models and will have an opportunity to test their simulation and role-play skills. The main objective of the training is to improve the negotiation techniques of the Kosovo public servants that will represent their country at home and abroad.
The training course will be attended by the employees of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Commerce and Industry, Culture, Youth and Sports, Energy and Mining, and Public Administration, who all represent their ministries through their work in international negotiations.
So far, the Centre for European Perspective and the Ministry of the Public Services of the Republic of Kosovo have jointly implemented six trainings of the project »Efficient and Effective Kosovo Public Services«, and a pilot project, which was organized in November 2006 in Slovenia. First training course »Human resources management in public administration« was organized between 11th and 13th June 2007 in Pristine, the second entitled »Management, e-government and legislation in public administration« was organized between 18th and 20th July 2007 at Jable Castle. The third training course »Organisational structure of institutions and property management in public administration« took place between 9th and 11th October 2007 in Kosovo, the fourth one »Capital investments management and e-government« between 25th and 27th March 2008 at Jable Castle, the fifth training course »Protocol and public speaking« was organized between 14th and 17th October 2008 in Kosovo. And the sixth training course entitled »Motivating public servants« took place between 11th and 15th May this year at Jable Castle.