Jordan Daily -The German Jordanian University (GJU) hosted the closing ceremony of the project “Promoting non-violent conflict resolution in Jordanian schools as a contribution to transformation processes and civil society development” in partnership with the German association Starkmacher e.V., Caritas Jordan, and the Department of Social Work at GJU.
The President of GJU, Prof. Ala’aldeen Al-Halhouli, stressed the importance of gathering with students from schools and universities to raise the awareness of good values that come at the forefront of dialogue and partnership, also to renounce violence in the society.
Deputy Head of Mission, Dr. Florian Reindel, praised the Jordanian and German partnership and cooperation in various fields, particularly the educational, social, and economic fields that would achieve sustainable development in these fields.
The project aims to contribute to the transformation process in Jordan by implementing a holistic concept for constructive, non-violent conflict management and strengthening participation in 10 pilot schools across Jordan.
The project is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office through the zivik program of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa).
The closing ceremony was attended by Secretary-General of Ministry of Education, Dr. Najwa Qbailat, Chargé d’Affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman Monsignor Mauro Lalli, Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Petra and Philadelphia in Amman Joseph Gébara, Dr. Sahar Makhamreh, Head of the Social Work Department at GJU, Jordanian partner schools and Christian churches in Jordan, as well as teachers, students, social workers, and civil society organizations.