On youth challenges and employment (25/10/2013)

 When  25 October 2013

  Where  Wadi Musa, Downtown

  Topic Employment and education

 Description of the event    FADFED in Wadi Musa has been a great success cause has been one of the first initiatives in Downtown who got involved a lot of people and let the possibility for them to express themselves and permit to have dialogues with other people. We had the great help from a local association that made FADFED initiative special thank to their knowledge and availabilities. We had to organize two different FADFED, one (for men) in Downtown and another one (for girls) inside the building where the local association works and organize their activities.

 Number of participants    +200  Number of comments  +150

Number of white sheets  30

 Featured comments 

- There are no challenges for the women and they should stay in their houses

- The youth should take their role to clean the country of the corrupt

- The big challenge is Wasta

- Employment for young people is necessary and important

- Culture of shame in the occupations the reason of unemployment

 Photos  http://urly.it/29m2

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On education and job access (8/10/2013)

 When  8 October 2013

  Where Amman, Jordan University

 Topic Education and employment within youth

 Description of the event  We choose the scientific part of the University of Jordan to organize FADFED about education, culture and employment. Teams were really organized and we have the collaboration of more than 20 volunteers. Topics were really appreciated by students and many of them came to leave comments and share own feelings. Most of the students got involved in many conversations and was good to see many of them discussed and attended the dialogues.

 Number of participants    +300

 Number of comments    +250

 Number of white sheets  35

 Featured comments 

- There are no jobs and those few jobs are for Wasta

- There are a lot of job offers but the youth don’t want to search for it

- You can’t find a job without experience and from where can I get the experience without getting a job ?

- It doesn’t matter which sector to choose, The most important thing is to develop myself and to be creative in my field

- Governmental sector is good but the private is better because there is a space of creativity and it’s more fun

 Photos  http://urly.it/29lw

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On fuel prices/2 (29/11/2012)

 

 When  29 November  2012

 Where   Rainbow Street/ Amman

 Topic  Rise of fuel prices

 Description of event : This FADFED event followed a DIWANIEH event, where the first official public debate was held in Jordan. FADFED followed the discussion what was a perfect set-up. People were more than ready to write down their opinions and ideas on the issue, where we had even the speakers and moderator write out their thoughts.  It was a very inspirational event.

 Number of participants  500

 Number of Comments   364     Number of white sheets : 52

 Photos   http://on.fb.me/SUPxlq

 

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On employment (17/8/2012)

 

 

 When  17 August  2012

 Where   Ajloun castle / Ajloun

 Topic  Employment and Unemployment

 Description of event : There were many young people out and about, who all showed great interest in topic “unemployment”.  Ajloun has always been challenged with unemployment, in particular among young people and therefore is a very important topic to discuss.

 Number of participants  250

 Number of Comments   203     Number of white sheets : 29

 Featured Comments :

–          Unemployment is not a new phenomenon to Jordan; it has been around since the time of our ancestors until now.

–          The main cause of unemployment is wasta and nepotism.

–          If you are unemployed, go to the army.

–          Unemployment is people’s culture in Jordan.

 Photos   on.fb.me/Sq5WvQ

 

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On Fuel prices (28/6/2012)

 

 When  28 June  2012

 Where   Rainbow Street/ Amman

 Topic  Your opinion about the rise of fuel price

 Description of event : The discussions were heated and many people were excited to share their opinion on the matter. All in all, hundreds of young and old, from Iraq to India, from East and West Amman, rich and poor, wrote on the white sheets and shared their opinions.

 Number of participants  500

 Number of Comments   357     Number of white sheets : 51

 Featured Comments :

–        I am not able to find a cheap tomb / grave

–       A tank full of fuel is better than a million in the bank

–       The most precious place in Jordan … is a gas station

 Photos   http://on.fb.me/UCHnlE

 

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