Gaza Mental Health Program and
the Palestinian Center for Human Rights organized on Thursday, August 10, 2023 a reception for an American
delegation representing the organization of Grassroots International.
The reception, arranged at the
headquarters of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, was attended by a group
of representatives of civil organizations in the Gaza Strip.
The ceremony was opened with a speech by Mr Raji Sourani, Director
General of the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, who welcomed the visiting delegation and thanked
them for their continued support for the Palestinian people, especially in the
Mr Sourani also reiterated the importance of building bridges between
the world and Palestine to promote the quest for justice and liberation.
Then Dr Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General, gave a speech in which he highlighted
the historical relationship between GCMHP and the Grassroots International, as
well as the importance of their continued support at the Local and
The keynote speeches was
concluded by a brief word delivered by
Mr Ayman Najm, Program Officer at Grassroots International, in which expressed his
organization’s solidarity and support for human rights in Palestine and the
Expressing their appreciation for the efforts made by GCMHP and the
partner organizations, the members of the delegation took the floor to talk
about their experience through the years they worked with GCMHP and how their
mutual interest in championing human rights and mental health have made
difference in supporting the wellbeing of many people in Gaza and alleviating