Gaza, ALRAY - Palestine joined the Euro-Med Youth Network during its 25th conference held in Lucca under the auspices of the European Union with the participation of the network members of youth NGOs.
The network of NGOs includes Lebanon, Tunisia , Algeria, Morocco , Italy, France, Malta, and Belgium.
Moayyed Afaneh, Palestine representative in the network stressed the political and practical significance of involving Palestine as a member in the Euro-Med network.
At the political level membership of Palestine signals the world recognition of Palestine as an independent state enjoying political independence and the rights to join international networks.
At the practical level, it represents an opportunity for Palestinian youth to engage in researches about youth work in order to develop a process of exchange, mutual cooperation and joint actions between the fields of youth research, youth work and youth policy development in the broader Euro-Med context.