YMCA-YWCA Joint Advocacy Initiative May 2010 Newsletter

YMCA-YWCA Joint Advocacy Initiative May 2010 Newsletter

Joint Advocacy Initiative

Newsletter – 22 May 2010

Online olive tree search

Records of trees sponsored during 2009 and planted in 2009-2010 are now uploaded and available for search online, in addition to previous seasons’ records.

You can search for name, organization or person sponsored through, country, season, area, and get record(s) showing where the tree(s) is/are planted, village or town, area and farmer’ full name.

JAI GoCY Participants back – New participants selected

The JAI 2009 – 2010 GOCY participants were back to Palestine, with follow up plan, from their host countries and YMCA-YWCA movements in Norway and Sri Lanka. Four interns from Norway and Sri Lanka have ended their GoCY internship at the JAI

New Palestinian youth participants for the 2010-2011 phase were selected for the exchange.

WCC World Week for Peace in Palestine / Israel

The World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel, an initiative of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum (PIEF) of the World Council of Churches, will take place from 29 May to 4 June 2010.

Churches and peacemakers unite in prayer, education and advocacy for peace in Palestine-Israel

Read more about the program with call and suggested actions in English, Spanish, German and French.

“Palestine in International Law” a training course for JAI youths

The course, in seven sessions and topics during April and May 2010, aimed at increasing the Palestinian youth’ knowledge on the legitimacy of the Palestinian cause.

Read more about course topics and see photos!

New JAI magazine released

“Tourism in the occupied Palestinian territories
How Fair … How Educational?”

The magazine is available at the JAI, YMCA HQ and YWCA HQ offices, to be sent out in hard copies to JAI partners and friends world wide, and is available for download in PDF format.