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New assistance package for Palestine : EU strongly committed to support socio-economic revival of East-Jerusalem
Brussels, 31 January 2018- The EU will fund projects to increase the resilience of locals and support the Palestinian presence in the city, through targeted measures benefiting young people and the private sector. The European Commission has adopted a new €42.5 million assistance package benefiting Palestinians, including substantial support in East Jerusalem.
 
 
UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Palestine warns of a heightened risk of forcible transfers of Bedouins in the West Bank
22 August 2016: Following a visit to the Palestinian community of Abu Nuwar in the Jerusalem governorate today, the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities, Robert Piper, warned that many Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank are facing a heightened risk of forcible transfer.
 
Enhancing the role of youth young women in the communities

Implemented by the Women’s Center in Shufat Refugee Camp, the project titled “Enhancing the Role of Youth and Young Women in the Community” aims to activate the role of youth, both male and female, in their communities and strengthen their participation in civil society organizations.

Status: 
Ongoing
 
Hand in Hand

Under the project titled “Hand in Hand,” implemented  by the Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA),   targeted youth and children will be provided with trainings and mentoring to improve their academic performance. Furthermore, recent graduates and college students will be provided with job employment opportunities in which they will work with students in individual    Mathematics, Arabic, and English tutoring sessions.  The project also   entails raising awareness among parents on a number of issues that  concern them and are of interest to their children.

Status: 
Ongoing
 
Call for Proposals: Integrated Training and Employment Services for Youth in East Jerusalem
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The GIZ announces the launch of the first round of Call for Proposals under the project entitled “Integrated Training and Employment Services for Youth in East Jerusalem». The Call for Propos-als comes as part of the “TVET and Employment Promotion Programme” which is implemented by the GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, in cooperation with the Palestinian Authority; the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
 
Social Economic Empowerment for the poor and Vulnerable in Beit Duqqo and surrounding villages North West Jerusalem

Under the project titled  “Socio-Economic Empowerment of the Poor and Vulnerable in Beit Duqqo and Surrounding Villages in North West  Jerusalem,” the Youth Development Department/Arab Studies Society  aims to empower the poor and marginalized families in Beit Duqqo and surrounding villages  to withstand the obstacles forced upon them by the Israeli Occupation, particularly those of confiscating agricultural land and the Separation Barrier.   Through supporting community members, particularly youth, in investing in their agricultural lands and capabilities, the project hopes to enhance the livelihoods of residents and enable them to market their products locally. 

 

 

 

 

 

Status: 
Completed
 
Disabled People in East Jerusalem Enjoy Improved Living Conditions
Status: 
Completed
 
EU Project -Single Empowerment Grants - Call for proposal
Submission deadline: 
Sunday, November 29, 2015
As a non-profit organization the Heinrich Böll Foundation is affiliated with the German party Alliance 90/The Greens (link). Financial support is mainly provided by the German Ministry of Development and Economic Co-operation (BMZ). The Heinrich Böll Foundation’s head office is located in Berlin with a staff of about 180 people.
 
Saraya makes a difference
Status: 
Completed

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