This is a result of the Study Visit entitled Youth work and surrounding challenges, held in Palestine last year (20th- 26th June 2013) that gave the chance to contribute, during five days, to the overall reflection about youth work in Palestine with a specific focus on field projects.
That activity has been a joint effort and work of the Palestinian EuroMed Youth Unit (EMYU), the network of Palestinian EuroMed trainers, RCBS (Regional Capacity Building and Support Unit for the EuroMed Youth Programme IV), SALTO-YOUTH EuroMed.
It is the third issue of a collection in several languages called «Youth Work in...» composed of five publications dedicated to youth work in the European Neighbourhood South countries (Tunisia, Israel, Jordan, Palestinian Territories and Egypt) that hosted actions in 2013.
This collection aims to support the cooperation within EuroMed area providing a depth reflection about the nowadays issues and challenges in youth work in the Euro Mediterranean context.
Youth work is changing and opening new interesting perspectives for the future. The field of youth work within Meda countries is living strong changes and the role of young people is more and more relevant in the society.
This publication provides:
- an overview about Youth Work in Palestine;
- an educational and pedagogical background of youth work in Palestine;
- some challenges of youth workers for developing projects;
- some examples of youth projects.
After the first issue “Youth work in Tunisia after the revolution” published in English and French last summer and the second “Youth Work and Inclusion in Israel” available from last week only in English so far; the fourth production will concern Jordan. It will be entitled “Youth work and youth unemployment in Jordan” and based on the Seminar held in Jordan from 13th to 18th May 2013.
The fifth will concern Egypt. It will be entitled “Democracy, citizenship and youth participation” and based on the Training Course and conference held in Egypt from December 14th to 20th, 2013.
Only English and French versions will be available in hard copies.
The French version of “Youth work in Palestine and surrounding challenges” will be soon given out and the Palestinian Euromed Youth Unit will be in charge of the Arab version.
This publication has been edited and financed by the Regional capacity building support unit (RCBS) for Euromed Youth Programme IV in close cooperation with SALTO-YOUTH Euromed Resource Centre.