JAI trains Palestinian youth in Democratic Citizenship

Category: Youth Democratic Citizenship Created: 17 June 2013

17th, June 2013

From the 14th to the 16th of June 2013, the YMCA-YWCA Joint Advocacy Initiative organized a training course on "Democratic Citizenship" project, for 20 members of the Palestinian Youth Ecumenical Movement.

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The training themes included the Palestinian declaration of independence, international resolutions related to Palestine, citizenship and the Palestinian identity, the types of democracy and the democratic state, how to lead youth initiatives, Palestinian related advocacy, lobbying, and political analysis skills and mechanisms.

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The training aims at enhancing Palestinian youth role and participation to become more influential on the Palestinian society and able to form and lead advocacy campaign targeting decision makers on the local and international levels.

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