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Summer camps in Syria bring adolescents new opportunities to grow


By Pawel Krzysiek

A particularly hot summer in Syria has heated youth centres across the country. Whipping up adolescents’ enthusiasm to participate, summer activities offered by UNICEF’s Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) Project gave Syrian youth fresh opportunities to grow outside of school time. Continue reading


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Aleppo to be the first child friendly city in MENA

Syrian children playing indoors @Pawel Krzysiek

By Elsy Melkonian

Children are expected to be leading a happy life. Yet, for eight year old Basel Saeed, happiness is still not a part of his life, “I like Aleppo, but I hate being deprived of lovely parks to play football with my friends. Roads are too dangerous to ride bikes. I want to have fun and I want to be happy”.

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