PCDCR participates in a conference organized by CCAST


Community College of Applied Sciences & Technology (CCAST) and Islamic Relief opened, on Sunday, the activities of the festival “Palestine Festival for Childhood and Education”.

Many officials, NGOs and parents with their children attended the opening of the festival; Dr. Mohammed Awad, secretary general of the cabinet on behalf of the PM Ismail Haneiya, Gamal Al Khudhri, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the deputy in the Legislative Council, Dr. Yaheiya Al-Saraj Dean of CCAST and Dr. Mohammed Al-Soussi head of the Islamic Relief in Palestine.

The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution (PCDCR) participated in the festival of working paper submitted by the psychological specialist Somaeiya Habib, the working paper entitled “The impact of the Israeli violations on children in the Palestinian community”.

Habib also talked about the achievements made by the PCDCR to serve the childhood in Palestine, the services provided by the center, and gave a brief explanation about the activities of the child protection teams project.

It is noted that the PCDCR participates in numerous conferences organized by civil and governmental institutions in Palestine.

PCDCR opens two sections for domestic violence in Nablus, Hebron


Within the activities of the police and community mobilization for protection and development project, after nearly two years working with the police that included number of training sessions, meetings between citizens and police, opinion polls and surveys and series of episodes on the radio. The work started in the domestic violence department in the Hebron police station and this department is still receiving cases of domestic violence.

In a meeting with Colonel Yusuf Ezril, manager of the police in Nablus; it has been agreed on opening the department in the next 10 days, opening the department comes after 2 years of training and meetings with police officers, where a group of officers were nominated to supervise the domestic violence department in each of Nablus and Hebron.

This step comes in accordance with the objectives of the PCDCR, which are enhancing the role of the police in fighting the phenomenon of domestic violence, and strengthening the relationship between the citizen and the police.

There will a conference to announce the opening of the department organized by the PCDCR in each of Nablus and Hebron in cooperation with the police in the two governorates.

Marah band, PCDCR activators participate in the Pal’ child festival

With the cooperation of the Marah educational band, belongs to the Palestinian Development Forum (PDF), the Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict (PCDCR) Resolution and its activators in child protection team participated in the Palestinian child festival organized by Zaiyed Bin Sultan School for Girls.

On the anniversary of the Palestinian child, the Marah band revived the festival by using puppet theater, entertainment plays, toys, cultural and sport competitions between the children.

This cooperation comes as coronation to the ongoing cooperation between the child protection teams activators in the PCDCR and the civil society organizations concerned with children.

The school headmistress, Mrs. Kareema Hammad, thanked the band and the activators for their efforts and activities to please the children.
The PCDCR implemented tens of festivals during the past year for children, that took place in all over the governorates.

The children were very active in the festival and full of joy and pleasure; especially in the dummies paragraph which the children participated in.