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General Union of Cultural Centres (GUCC) -Head Of Network

National Network: 
Palestine
Address: 
Al Bitar Building - Alrashid st.-Near Gaza Sea Port- Gaza-Palestine
00972 08
Territoire palestinien
Telephone: 
+970 82835883
Fax: 
+970 82860874
E-Mail (2): 
Mobile Phone: 
+970 599416303
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
1997
General Information: 

Structure of the organization: 1. Staff: 4 full time 2. Budgetary in a year: $ 100,000 3. Sources of funding: * European Commission. * National Endowment for Democracy (NED) * UNDP * Ministry of Culture 4. Modalities of action: * Youth exchange, Training workshops, Festivals, exhibits, cultural events. 5. GUCC is a network of 52 cultural centres in Gaza Strip and West Bank

The General Unioun Of Culturale Centers is Head Of Palestinian National Network

Mission and Objectives: 

The General Union of Cultural Centers (GUCC) is a non-governmental, non- profit, non-partisan and independent organization founded in Gaza in June 1997 to organize the relation between the cultural centers and institutions as a format and to be responsible to their development towards empowerment and achieving successful fulfillment. The GUCC works as a civil organization to increase public awareness through culture and education, further more to strengthen all efforts may achieve and deepen creative generations. It seeks for compliance of its goals and maintaining democracy through strengthening civil society organizations and realizing its efficiency.

Main Projects / Activities: 

The GUCC works through many tactics and strategies to achieve goals through conducting democratic platforms and forums, free thought and opinion, exchange ideas, cultural events including theatre festivals, exhibits, music, and conferences, capacity building and educational training and programs, youth exchange and public opinion polls.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Yousri Darwish (General Director)
Job Title: 
General Director
Head of the organisation: 
Yousri Darwish