Youth Development Department is a new initiative
designed to help young people between 15 and 25 years of
Age. The Central aim of the Project is to provide
Palestinian Jerusalem youth a spectrum of opportunities
both locally and internationally.
We will achieve this through
the following means:
cooperation and networking among and between Youth
Institutions in Jerusalem.
together with local and international youth
organization on youth issues, through youth
exchanges, workcamps and training.
the youth to take their part in the building process
of democratic civil society in Palestine.
the youth institutions in planing programs,
fundraising and finding partners for their
effective principles and strategies of collective
a dynamic network for the exchange and diffusion of
experience among various youth sector in the field
of culture, education and social development.
and developing collective field experiences and
experiments through a strategy of joint practice.
various systems to facilitate the flow of
information related to the youth.
The main goal of the Youth Development
Department is to support and improve the capacities
of local youth institutions in Jerusalem and clubs by
providing them with the resources and contacts necessary
to establish youth exchange and enrichment programs
Click here to learn more about the YDD Work Plan
Despite its recent establishment
and despite the political situation, the Youth Development
Department (YDD) has managed to organize and to participate
in different activities, whether locally or internationally.
Click hear To learn more about the YDD Activities Report
Our Partners in Egypt
The Youth Development Department
(YDD), through its strong partnership with the Ford
Foundation, have organized a study visit to youth organizations
and community based associations in Egypt, to learn
from the Egyptian experience on the community work,
as well as to open ties and relations with youth organizations
with the idea to build up mutual projects and programs,
that could benefit the youth of Jerusalem and Egypt.
Click hear To learn more about YDD's Vist to Egypt
Voluntary Work Council would like to thank everybody
who participated on the Voluntary Work Day on the 16th
of September. Such
efforts and solidarity are highly appreciated particularly
in these difficult times when we continue to face pressure
and discrimination by the Israeli Occupation Authorities.
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