YSP- conference at Chateau Neuf in Oslo
June 1st, 2013


At the 25th of May Young Solidarity for Palestine hosted a conference at Chateau Neuf in Oslo.

The program started at 10.00am, with the sale of Palestinian goods from the Palestinian shop, Al-Quds in Oslo and exhibition MORE

Conference in Oslo 25th of May!
May 18th, 2013

Saturday 25th of May we will hold our big conference in Oslo. Chateau Neuf will be the place where Mathilde Becker Aarseth, Olav Ørum, Mohamed Ganam, Erik Fosse and Francois El-Safadi will hold their lectures. MORE

The opening of the «Palestinian Tree»
Photo: Lin-Marit Bjerkemo
April 29th, 2013

Saturday the 27. of April we in Young Solidarity for Palestine (YSP) invited to a small gathering in Gjøvik. MORE

YSP`s second trip to Lebanon
Youth Center
April 22nd, 2013


Lebanon Stringers (LS) was created together with this year`s YSP group. Jan Vincens Steen traveled together with YSP to Lebanon where YSP’s project took place along with Lebanon Stringers first meetings with the youth. These meetings were based on getting to know each other in addition to building trust. MORE

World Stringers
April 16th, 2013

In this following text, you can read more about or new partner organization World Stringers. MORE

Event on Gjøvik
April 15th, 2013

In Gjøvik we want to remind people of the forgotten voices by decorating a tree with things that people has knitted in the Palestinian colors. MORE

Debate in Trondheim the 2. May.
Forgotten Voices
March 21st, 2013

YSP are currently working on arranging a debate on ISAK in Trondheim on the second of May. The name of the arrangement is Forgotten Voices, and the name of the debate is “A Palestinian Home?”. There will also be an exhibition from Lebanon and the West bank, and sale of Palestinian commodities, which will open at 10 am. MORE

YSP 2012-2013
November 19th, 2012

We are pleased to announce that this year’s YSP committee is finally ready to present the project we’ve been working on since September. MORE

Five Days Left
Plakat Festival 2012
May 13th, 2012

The festival draws ever closer! Just five days until it kicks off with a free entry concert with Gatas Parlament! It continues the next day with concerts, showing of documentary films, a photo exhibition and more! All free of charge for your entertainment! MORE

Pre-Lebanon January Update
January 29th, 2012

As the new year settles, our festival is approaching with increasing velocity (so it certainly seems for us, at least). It’s been a while since our last update, so this time we got several important announcements. MORE

End of November-Update
November 28th, 2011

Winter is approaching, and so is the intense middle stage of organizing and planning the YSP culture festival. At the moment, we are attempting to make contact with various partners who hopefully will help us out, either financially or with practical help. We have already met the Norwegian People’s Aid, and initiated what appears to be a very constructive cooperation. The dialogue with the project’s contacts in Palestine has also begun. MORE

November 12th, 2011

At last, the brand new committee has initiated this year’s version of Norwegian Trade Union College’s annual YSP project. The current committee consists of five members; Iselin Shaw Of-Tordarroch, Vegard Flo, Christine Mathisen, Marte Ramstad og Henrik Paulsen Mandelid. MORE

Screenshot from the movie
July 9th, 2011

Finally; The documentary is ready!

After months of hard work the documentary about Palestinian youth in Lebanon is finally ready for release.

Now we are very proud to introduce the film:

“HOPE? – Palestinian Youth in Lebanon” MORE

Video på norskfolkehjelp
May 5th, 2011

The short teaser is now on the front page of Norwegian Peoples Aid website.


Remember to push the CC button if you want English subtitles. MORE

Solidarity Concert
May 5th, 2011

Lately we have been working hard to make a short film as a teaser to the longer documentary, and finally we got the opportunity to show it. On Friday the 29th of April Norwegian People’s aid held a solidarity party and concert for Palestinian refugees. The event was held in Oslo, and there was around 50 people attending. The opening number of the party was the Young Solidarity for Palestine 3 min. teaser. There was also music, and the leader of Norwegian Peoples aid Youth, Solveig Igesund, held a very nice speech. It was a successful evening and we also got a lot of good response to the film.

20 hours of RAW footage
March 28th, 2011

After 10 days in Lebanon, the Young Solidarity for Palestine group have been working with over 20 hours of raw footage that will become a 22 minutes documentary film. But the experiences from Lebanon still stay strong. MORE

Ready for Lebanon
Ready for Lebanon 2011
February 6th, 2011

Young Solidarity for Palestine is now done with all the preparations and finished packing, ready to finally arrive  in Lebanon later today. We all have one mission; to consume stories from palestinian youth living in refugee camps in Lebanon, and use our channels to share their voices with the world. Our goal is to “give a face to” stateless palestinian youth living in refugee camps, and contribute to make their voices being heard! MORE

Travel Preparations
January 31st, 2011

It is now less than a week until YSP are travelling to Lebanon. We are very exited to go! Right now we are in our last preparation plans and everything is starting to take place. We got most of it under control, there’s only a few things left for us to fix.

We have also established a travel blog, which we will be updating while we are in Beirut. Please visit our blog: www.ysp.blogg.no , there’s also a link to it in the sidebar named “blog”.

Sandra Gjevik, Sandra Skillingsås and Katharina Langseth at the Young Solidarity stand at the Globalization Conference
November 25th, 2010

YSP (Young Solidarity for Palestine) had an information stand at The Globalization Conference in Oslo. MORE

YSP in Årnes
Ida Vikan and Sandra Skillingsås talking in Årnes
November 25th, 2010

On Friday 19th of November three members of YSP went to a meeting in Årnes. Årnes is a small city located a couple of hours of driving from the school. MORE

Young Solidarity 2010/2011
SAG 2010/2011
October 24th, 2010

Last years Young Solidarity-group has been replaced by a new group of dedicated students. So we now have a brand new Solidarity Group, consistent of eleven boys and girls. MORE

Proposed frontage to the book
May 15th, 2010

Forgotten Voices is now available in e-book format. You can find it in the “Download” section.


Press release 13th of May
May 13th, 2010

The solidarity group (SAG) at the Norwegian Trade Union College (NTUC) have been working on a project (Young Solidarity) for several years now, with the goal of making a book written by young palestinian refugees in Lebanon. This years members have worked long and hard hours to realize this project, this year. MORE

Want to help?
May 4th, 2010

Young Solidarity is run by the Solidarity Group (SAG) at the Norwegian Trade Union College (NTUC) on a non-profit and voluntarily basis. MORE

The Shaping of a Book
Proposed frontage to the book
March 23rd, 2010

During the last weeks we’ve been working hard to finish off the book. We started writing the English texts from paper to computers and picking out which stories we were to use in the book. MORE

Travelling to Lebanon
The NPA Youth Center Staff and SAG. Photo: Joacim Myhre
March 9th, 2010

From the 8. to the 14. of Februar, Viktoria, Stephane, Torbjørn, Stine and Joacim, travelled to Beirut, Lebanon. We are a part of the school’s Solidarity Action Group (SAG) and had big plans for the week. MORE

Stay up-to-date
March 9th, 2010

You can now reach us at:

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ysolidarity
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YoungSolidarity
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/people/youngsolidarity/
And you can still contact us using our e-mail mail@youngsolidarity.com

New webpage 2010
March 9th, 2010

Been busy the last few days re-decorating the website, I hope it now will both look way cooler and even work in all browser on all systems! Content-wise it’s still more or less the same. More pictures are being added as I write this on our Flickr-site (you can see some of them to the bottom right). MORE

And off we go
SAG Gruppebilde 2010
February 7th, 2010

At about this time tomorrow, six of us will be trying to find their way through Gardermoen Airport to find the flight to Beirut. We’re very exited about the workshop, and we can’t wait to meet the palestinian youth in Beirut! MORE

February 2nd, 2010

Today six members of SAG visited class 8d at Moelv Junior High School.