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Call for Research Proposals
Within the framework of the project “Grassroots mobilization towards improved emergency responsiveness and slum upgrading in East Jerusalem”, targeting the areas which were cut out from the borders of Jerusalem Municipality after constructing the separation Wall in 2002, such as Kufar Aqab, Anata, Al ram, and Al Zaiem, implemented by ATF and in partnership with UN-Habitat and funded by Cities Alliance, The Arab Thought Forum is inviting consultancy proposals from qualified consultants engaged with development and planning issues to conduct the following assignment: ...
Read More A New Director of The Arab Thought Forum
I’m pleased to inform you that Ms. Naila Jwealis is the new General Director of the Arab Thought Forum. ...
Read More Coordinators workshop for the youth groups
Around 40 students from 13 villages of Ramallah met on Saturday April 26, 2014 to display their achievements on the issues that had advocate for the purpose of influencing to implement their initiatives, which in most cases have reached an advanced stage .
Read More Training sessions for youth groups networks
Approximately 130 students aged 15-17 years from various villages in Ramallah district completed a series of training workshops concluded during February - March 2014 under the title of " Youth networks of local youth to influence in the local councils ." ...
Read More Insurance against natural disasters
The snowstorm that hit the region in mid- December 2013 and its significant losses , especially in the agricultural and the industrial sectors was the subject for a discussion organized by the Arab Thought Forum on March 6, 2014 under the title " Insurance against natural disasters. Participants includes, the governor of Hebron , and representatives of the municipality , civil defense and police , and the ministries of agriculture , commerce and the national economy , public works , and a number of business and representatives of insurance companies . ... Read More Newly married at risk in Jerusalem
Many young newlyweds were forced to emigrant from Jerusalem because the difficulty of finding housing, whether for rent or purchase at a reasonable price . There is a great responsibility and on the Palestinian National Authority to reduce the cost of the apartment for young couples and help on finding solutions to the problematic housing cost in Jerusalem as such solutions of housing is not available depending on the contractors alone , a strategic plan for housing must be developed to reduce the price of the apartment for affordable level . ...