Joint Advocacy Initiative (YMCA-YWCA) March 2 Newsletter
Joint Advocacy Initiative
Newsletter – 2 March 2010
Olive Planting Program 2010 – daily news
Throughout the program, participants planted about 1600 olive trees, met and helped farmers and their families, attended several lectures to further explain life under the Israeli Military Occupation and Israeli imposed apartheid system on the Palestinians.
Read their Day-By-Day news, reflection and see pictures.
From the 23rd of July (arrival) to the 1st of August (departure), young (17 – 25) YMCA-YWCA youth leaders from all over the world are invited for a challenging week accompanied by Palestinian youth in Palestine and Israel.
The program includes sharing the youth life, spend an overnight with their families, go to various places and sites in Palestine and Israel, and get to know realities on the ground by grassroots and specialists.
Read more about the program expectations, criteria and registration!
Ush Ghrab, an area owned by Palestinians, locates in the east of Beit Sahour. It used to be an Israeli military base until 2006, and now a Peace Park!
Israeli soldiers and settlers are re-occupying the land in an attempt to establish a Jewish settlement!
Read more details, ongoing public actions, and JAI call!
His program included participating at: the YMCA-YWCA GoCY internship program partners meeting, the Norwegian YMCA-YWCA Global Strategic Planning and Advisory Council workshop, the LNU Global Youth Partnership Conference!
Read more about each program’ participation and outcomes!
Palestinian, Israeli and International Human Rights NGOs Deplore Politically-Motivated Claims Aimed at Discrediting Human Rights Defenders.
Read the letter, which the JAI has signed on, justification, call and view other signatories.