Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development & Amgaad Society for Creativity and Community Development concludes a training program on UN Resolution 2250

2020-07-26

The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development & the Amgaad Society for Creativity and Community Development have concluded a training program on enhancing the civic and political participation of youth based on UN Resolution 2250 to raise awareness over human rights and share about it on social media platforms.  enhance civil peace and national unity. The program targeted 20 trainees of graduate students in different fields with the presence of Mr. Omar Shaban, the director of Pal-Think for Strategic Studies. Mr. Shaban emphasized that such activities come within Pal-Think Foundation for Strategic Studies continuous efforts in national level to promote the concepts of civil peace and national unity on all levels.

On the first training day, Mr. Yassin Abu-Odeh, mentioned the Palestinian Election Law and the political participation. Additionally, he discussed a mechanism to activate the UN Resolution 2250, which is related to youth, within the Palestinian cause under the occupation on one hand, and the secession, political, economic, and social obstacles on the other hand.

On the second training day, Ms. Rana Abu-Shaaban, illustrated an introduction of the community participation to enhance the right of community and civic participation. It also included the mechanism of making decisions of the authority and local councils as well as activating youth enrollment in promoting the democratic values by using the accountability policy. Ms. Abu-Shaaban discussed the methods of managing advocacy campaigns that serves the civil peace and the national reconciliation issues, and she supported using strategies to manage social and national concerns.

On the third and fourth training day, Mr. Mustafa Al-Mallahi, shed the light on social media platforms. He illustrated the means of creating a digital content and linking it to the media advocacy issues through social networking sites. The training included an advertising campaign through Facebook platform under the topic "Youth and National Unity" to raise the youth's voices out and activate the political role of youth. It aimed to support the national unity and end the secession as a main demand that would change the Palestinian youth and people lives for the better.

This comes within the "Youth 2250" initiative implemented by Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development and Amgaad Society for Creativity and Community Development in partnership with the Pal-Think Foundation for Strategic Studies and Reform Foundation within the Palestinian National Coalition Project, to promote the civil peace and the national unity, which is funded by the Swiss government.