How we can give hope: The impact of war and conflict on Palestinian children
Tuesday 24 March 2020, 19:30 in Kinderrechtenhuis Leiden
The Palestinian Children Rights Coalition invites you to attend:
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
Palestinian Canadian physician, Five-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee and internationally recognized human rights and peace activist
Opening words: Ambassador Rawan Sulaiman
Head of the Palestinian Mission to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Chairperson: Mirjam Blaak
Executive director Defence for Children Netherlands
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish was born and raised in the Jabalia Refugee Camp in the Gaza Strip. In 2009 during the Israeli attack on Gaza he lost his three daughters and a niece by a rocket fired right into their bedroom.
After his horrific tragedy Dr. Abuelaish told himself: I shall not hate. Since then he dedicated his life to advancing health and education opportunities for women and girls in the Middle East, through both his research and his charitable organization The Daughters for Life Foundation.
The discussion will be in English
Entrance is free
The event is organized in cooperation with the Palestinian Mission to the Kingdom of the Netherland