"This training has helped me to clarify a wide range of concepts about interactive theater and how to deliver the community ideas and messages aims to positive change" Said Sarah Alazmi from Morocco. The National Centre for Culture and Arts (NCCA) concluded the Regional Y-PEER Theatre Based PEER Education Training "Performing Arts for Action (PACT)” in cooperation with UNFPA, on March 26, 2015. The training allows participants to utilize theater skills and participatory drama methodology to raise awareness on healthy lifestyles, reproductive health and civic engagement.
The 40 hours training course over a period of 6 days was accredited and certified by The International Theatre Institute ITI, UNESCO and was attended by 22 participants from Algeria, Tunis, Morocco, Egypt, Sudan, Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Oman, Somalia, Djibouti, Syria and Jordan. During the closing ceremony the participants presented 4 drama scenes that culminated as an outcome of the training, depicting issues related to the importance of sexual awareness for youth; negative effects of drugs on communities, sexual harassment and respect and tolerance of others. At the end of the ceremony the participants awarded their Certificates.