The Project of Establishing & Upgrading Pilot Centers for
Developing the Culture of Arab Child
ACCD has adopted a project based on the idea of establishing distinguished special cultural centers for children and replicate them throughout the Arab world. The vision behind establishing such pilot center is to create a suitable environment which helps in upbringing the child culturally, and forming his/her character, in addition to developing his/her creative, cognitive, emotional and social skills. This is going to be achieved throughout practicing a number of activities that depends on free performance, self education and participation. The Cultural Center of Princess Salma for Childhood (affiliated to the Jordanian Ministry of Culture and located in Al Zarkaa governorate, Jordon) has been selected to be the pilot center of this project. The Center is officially opened in June 2008, and ACCD's role concentrates on providing technical and consulting support for this Center, as well as feeding it with the necessary elements and tools for the different cultural and artistic activities.
Completing supporting and evaluating the Cultural Center of Princess Salma for Childhood.
1. Completing supporting the Cultural Center of Princess Salma for Childhood.
2. Training administrative and technical staff of the Center on the fields of child rights and mechanisms of child parliament.
3. Establishing child parliament as an internal activity inside the Center.
4. Evaluating and documenting the experience of supporting the Cultural Center of Princess Salma for Childhood, to be a model in Arab countries.
ACCD is implementing this Project in partnership with AGFUND, and the Jordanian Ministry of Culture.
The Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD) is an Arab non-governmental development organization that has a legal entity and operating in the field of childhood under the presidency of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz. ACCD was founded in 1987 upon the initiative of the late HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz...read more