Canon's 2022 Initiative Ignites Jordanian Youth Creativity

In August 2022, Canon's Young People Programme launched in Jordan, illuminating a creative path for young talents. Under the mentorship of Canon Ambassador Muhammed Muheisen, the students captured their environment while aligning their visions with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Canon Ignites Jordan's Youthful Vision

Collaborating with the Princess Alia Foundation and Jordan Tourism Board, the six-week program included masterclasses, field trips, and online mentoring. Selected Jordanian and refugee students captured over 13,900 images, aligning their work with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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    At Expo 2020 Dubai, Canon and the UN's AYAMI conducted a workshop, led by Laura El-Tantawy, transforming youth ideas from Lebanon and the UAE into actionable plans through storytelling.

  • UAE - Al Ihsan Charity

    In May 2021, Canon Middle East and Al Ihsan Charity ran a youth workshop on Sustainable Development Goals through photography, culminating in an exhibition attended by leading figures.

  • Jordan – Everyday Refugees

    Canon's Young People Programme in Jordan, led by Muhammed Muheisen in August 2022, trained Jordanian and refugee students in photography while focusing on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Jordan – Lens on Life

    In September 2022, the Young People Programme partnered with Lens on Life for a three-day workshop in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp. Participants used Canon cameras to visually express their community improvement ideas aligned with Sustainable Development Goals.


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