El- Wedad Society For Community Rehabilitation implemented a donor conference entitled “The Role of International and Local Institutions in Supporting Youth Priorities and Issues” at Almathaf Hotel. It was part of ” Providing a Safe Environment for Youth in the Gaza Strip” project funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) with the participation of several representatives of International institutions, community, and project members.
Dr. Naeem Al-Ghalban, ” the chairman of the association” said, “The project aims at activating the role of youth in the society and looking for the foundations and needs that require funds,”. Also, he indicated that by that the Palestinian youth will be closer to a better reality.
He added that the youth are the key to the development and without them the national path will not move towards development and positive change. In his turn, prof. HossamJouda, the director of the development program in the Islamic Relief, said that there are not enough institutions to support the youth issues. In addition, he asserted that there is not enough community institutions to activate the youth and help them to play their rolesand saying: “We wish that the youth will have the right to work.