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Launch of Palestine Education

Issued on May 06, 2011 at 10:02 AM

Palestine Education is a new initiative from the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign. The aim of Palestine Education is to provide up to date, reliable and relevant information to groups, organisations and interested individuals who wish to understand the roots and realities of the Israel-Palestine conflict. To achieve this Palestine Education delivers a short development education introduction to Palestine - 'Promises' - An Introduction to Human Rights, Media and campaigning in the Israel-Palestine Conflict. Speaking about the initiaitve, Congress Global Solidarity Chairperson said: "The Global Solidarity committee of the ICTU welcomes the Palestinian Education Initiative. This initiative is clearly premised on core educational principles of critical thinking and reflection within a clearly identified values context - namely that of fundamental human rights as enunciated in various international United Nations treaties. More info here