General Orientation and inauguration of Al Sharq Youth Iraq ‘Erbil’ Hub and Introducing it’s new round of 2021-22.
In collaboration with ‘Senior Citizens Center’, Erbil Hub organized an awareness session on breast cancer. The fruitful session aimed to provide women with the needed information to maintain their health and that of their loved ones.
In collaboration with ‘Volunteer with Us for Relief and Development’ NGO, Erbil Hub organized three medical convoys in three villages, near the city of Erbil and Nineveh governorate. The convoys aim to provide medical services and medications to 120 patients. The services included medical examinations and referral of critical cases to a group of specialized doctors and government hospital.
Members of Erbil participated in the 4th Youth Leadership Program organized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in Iraq. The dynamic program aims to educate young people on the sustainable development goals and the methodology of design thinking in entrepreneurship.
Erbil Hub attended the opening of Women’s Center in Erbil as part of the activities of its Ignite Circle that aims to establish and develop youth initiatives in the city.
In cooperation with Binaa Academy, Al Sharq Youth Network organized the ‘Peace Travelers Program’ in the city of Nineveh, Iraq with the participation of 50 youth from various backgrounds. During the program, the participants visited the archaeological site of Nimrud, the Mar Behnam Monastery and the Mohammed Al Amin Mosque. As part of their visits, the travelers also had the opportunity to meet Jacob Francis, the priest of the monastery and Mohammed Al Tai, the sheikh of the mosque and to discuss key topics including the importance of peaceful coexistence, promoting community reconciliation and developing a religious discourse based on peace and human rights.
In partnership with the Volunteer With Us organization, Al Sharq Youth Erbil Hub held a culture and art festival full of music and drama performances, poetry and other recreational activities in both Kurdish and Arabic languages. ‘Al Sharq Festival,’ which hosted around 130 participants from all components of society, aimed at strengthening the ties between the Kurds as a host society and the displaced Arabs to promote social acceptance in the community.