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CYC strenthing the solidarity relations in Gotheborg Sweden

CYC participated in the Peace Race – Gothenburg

As part of the cooperation and friendship between Children& Youth Centre- CYC and The Proletaren FF- Sweden. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas – Abu Moujahed was invited by PFF in Sweden where he met Mr. Bengt and Miss Ingrid Frejd and participated in the Annual Peace Race 5 Km.
Abu Moujahed has been honored to give the trophies and prizes to the winners of the Race.
also he has a speech where he has mention to great friendship with PFF, with appreciation to solidarity activities, mainly the PFF slogan Boycott Israel and opposing The US criminal policies…

Mr. Abu Moujahed has the opportunity to meet the Swedish part of CYC family Children & Youth Foundation in Sweden, and the God Mothers and God Parents who are providing support to the refugee children in Shatila and other Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, mainly now the support to the Palestinian and Syrian refugee children the victim of the war in Syria. The meetings had include showing photos and deep discussion about the economical, social and security condition of the camps… In addition to that the expectation for the war in Syria and how that affect the civilian…
Mr. Abu Moujahed has a lecture in Varberg with the members of the Thinker Tank, who really went in details about the area situation including the refugee condition and the Camp capacity to deal with the huge of refugees in misery condition.
The Abu Moujahed has visited the Mixgardenclub committee and exchange views about the refugee condition and the possibility of having an exchange project and future cooperation…
It was good opportunity to visit the Sandeklevsskolan where Abu Moujahed had talked to the students and teachers about Lebanon and regional situation.
Abu Moujahed has visited a new refugee camp in Varberg where he met the new refugees from Syria, Somali, Iran. Iraq and other people…
It was successful visit to Sweden, to wonderful friends and supporters of CYC and Palestinian children and people with its struggle for peace, freedom, just and right to return home Free Palestine..

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CYC Children Summer Camp 2013

The Children and Youth Center launched the annual Children summer camp in Siblin College – UNRWA, from 12 to 19 august 2013

With 70 children and teenagers from Sabra, Shatila, and Nahr El Bared Camps, CYC has started the annual children camp funded by UNICEF and Save the Children, which allowed the Children to have the chance to enjoy the space of freedom and play in a clean environment. The children played, danced, sang, had talent development programs, and practiced their hobbies, such as sports, drawing, painting, and handcrafts. In addition to that, they were able to make friendships from both camps. Lectures on child rights, nonviolence, and negative effects of school dropout were also given, where the children were active listeners, since they reflected back on the main points and summarized what has been said. Moreover, a trip was held to Qasmieh River.

At the end of the camping, an exhibition was held whereby the parents were invited to see their children’s displayed work which they made throughout the week of their camping. The best aspect of the camping witnessed by the facilitators was the joy and happiness that appeared on the Children’s faces during that week. It felt it was worth all the hard work with the children because we were able to notice a glimpse of their happiness that isn’t usually seen in the distressing and tight atmosphere of the refugee camp. Thanks to UNICEF and Save the Children for funding the summer camp, and to UNRWA for hosting the summer camp in Siblin Center.