DCI deeply concerned as Israel denies entry to SR Falk
[RAMALLAH, 15 December 2008] – DCI-Palestine is deeply concerned by news received this morning from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Ramallah that the UN Special Rapporteur for the occupied Palestinian territory, Professor Richard Falk, was denied entry into Israel and deported to Switzerland by the Israeli authorities.
Palestinain Hydrology Group starts a new project
The Start of the Project"Emergency action for water access in Qalqilia District"
PCHR Warns of Further Deterioration to Humanitarian Conditions in the Gaza Strip
PCHR calls upon the international community, particularly the High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention, United Nations agencies and all international humanitarian organizations, to immediately intervene and exert pressure on Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) to reopen border crossings of the Gaza Strip, whose closure has caused further deterioration to living conditions of approximately 1.5 million Palestinians, who have suffered from shortages in foods, medicines and other basic needs, including electricity and fuel supplies.
Marketing officer at Smiling Children-Switzerland visits Welfare Association
On 19 October 2008, Mr. Julian Jubert, the marketing officer at Smiling Children visited Welfare Association. The purpose of the visit is to follow up on a project, funded by Welfare Association and Smiling Children-Switzerland, to support small-scale farmers in producing and marketing fine olive oil.
Future General for Culture and Development announces Program aimed at families headed by women Rafah governorate
The Society for the future of culture and development at a workshop held today at the Assembly on women who are heads of families to adopt an integrated program targeted at families headed by women in the province of Rafah, and the Department of General Council adopted the program as a strategic program of the Assembly during the next three years.
UNDP/PAPP and the PA sign a US$2 million agreement for emergency job creation in Gaza
Ramallah - The Palestinian Authority, through its Job Creation Programme under the Presidents office, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme/Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) signed two memorandums of understanding, worth US$2 million, on Thursday, 23rd October 2008, during a ceremony at the President’s Office in Ramallah. Mr. Marwan Abdel Hamid, Chairman of the Job Creation Programme in Gaza, and Mr. Jens Toyberg-Frandzen, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator attended the ceremony.
PCHR Launches Investigative Report on Child Killings Perpetrated by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF)
During international armed conflicts, including occupations by military forces, children are afforded protection under International Humanitarian Law. Children are also granted protection under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), as persons who are especially vulnerable during war time. However, the State of Israel has consistently failed in its legal obligation to offer protection towards the children of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).
Popular Authority for the development of rural Palestinian
Popular Authority for the development of the rural end the Palestinian language courses Received certificates to students during a small ceremony in which he Dbabsa Education Hani hoh structure based Palestinian people and also emphasized that Egypt will continue School courses so that Cbabinaalastmrar Bmserth School
Sharek Youth Forum announces the results of their study on human rights situation in the official refugee camps
During the conference held celebrating the International Youth Day titled The Youth Talk: Reclaiming Youth at Risk, Critical voices of young Palestinian Refugees Ramallah Sharek Youth Forum announces the results of their study on human rights situation in the official refugee camps of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as perceived by the youth
NDC signs a USD 6 Million agreement with a Consortium of donors for managing Human Rights/Good Governance Program
<p align="justify"> On Tuesday, July 15, 2008, NDC signed an agreement amounting to 6 Million USD for a period of 18 months with a group of international donors, including with Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands  , for the set-up and management of Secretariat for Human Rights and Good Governance NGOs operating in the occupied Palestinian territories. This marks a continuation and strengthening of these four donors’ strong commitment to the Human Rights and Good Governance sector in the oPt. </p>