On March 18th, 2013 - Juzoor for Health and Social Development launched an international youth Training Course project entitled “Arab Spring Also Available in 2013”. The launching ceremony was presented by Dr Salwa Najjab – Director of Juzoor, Absal Nussiebeh - Head of International Department of the Higher Council for Youth and Sport in Palestine, and Dr Izzat Ayyoub – Task Manager from the European Commission Delegation in Jerusalem.
The project aimed to provide better understanding of active youth participation and inspire youth through the youth participation practices during the Arab Spring and other revolutions that occurred in the region. In addition it aimed to raise the youth awareness of the Palestinian situation. The project had 18 partner countries with participants from (EU and MEDA) from UK, Poland, Malta, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, France, Belgium, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, and Palestine.
The training course lasted for one week in Jericho Governorate, a city that is more than 10000 years old; it included several active workshops, information sessions, street discovery, study visits, and building local and international actions and projects.
This EuroMed Youth project is organized by Juzoor for Health and Social Development with cooperation with the EuroMed Youth Unit in Palestine through the Higher Council of Youth and Sports in Palestine the project is funded by the European Commission.
Juzoor for Health and Social Development is a Palestinian organization established in 1996 in Jerusalem. It has started its experience in EuroMed region in 2007 and it promote for non-formal education.
Palestinian Euromed Youth Program website: www.palestine.euromedyouth.net