The Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR) at MECC

A coordination and planning workshop in Istanbul

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The Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR) in the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held a coordination planning workshop in Istanbul between 12 and 13 of May 2019.

The MECC Secretary General Dr. Souraya Bechealany and Dr. Audeh Quawas the President of DSPR Central Committee participated in the workshop, in the presence of the Central Committee members, as well as the Regional Directors.

The participants discussed the ways of motivating the developmental and relief work within an Ecumenical Theology perspective, Communication and Networking dimensions, regarding the protection of the rights of the Palestinian refugees to a dignified life as well as the right of return, as stipulated in the resolutions of international legitimacy and the League of Arab States.

The participants agreed to launch an interactive Platforms emphasizing human dignity based on human rights standards and joint ecumenical action.