Cross Border Visit to Jericho “Wadi Qelt”
From the 16th to the 17th of June, a Jordanian delegation visited Jericho “Wadi Qelt” under EcoPeace‘s GWN’s Project. “Wadi Qelt, Wadi Sir Forum”. The delegation, comprised of Wadi Sir Head of Directorate along with other Jordanian governmental representatives, met with their Palestinian counterparts to discuss the urgent challenges facing the water sector in the two […]
Cross Border Visit of Wadi Hebron to Beer Sheva
Beer Sheva, Israel 15/6/2015 When unilateral environmental solutions fail, environmental degradation is the norm, grievances of the local communities are exacerbated, and the dire need for cooperation and joint management presents itself as a necessity. A fact reaffirmed to a group of Palestinian and Israeli stakeholders participating in a Cross Border visit of Wadi Hebron […]
Good Water Neighbors Alumni Water Trustee Training, Ein Gedi December 2014
There are a few ways to end 2014. You could do your taxes, throw a big party, make a list of wishes and goals for the coming year, or take a part in the significant Alumni Water Trustees Guide Training that was held in our Ein Gedi Eco Park. We all met in the evening […]
Success is always a good story to tell: Good Water Neighbors Project (GWN) is one
Success is always a good story to tell Good Water Neighbors Project (GWN) is a one Mohammed T. Obidallah Palestinian Good Water Neighbors Project (GWN) Coordinator January 2015 In the heart of the Jordan River Valley, water is not only the lifeblood of expanding societies in an arid region – from the Jordan […]
חוויות מפעילות הנוער בפרויקט מים ושכנות טובה אקופיס המזרח התיכון
One of our Israeli Alumni Water Trustees wrote about her experience as an active youth in the GWN Water Trustees program. She has participated in a few cross border youth events and in an alumni Guides training. She was selected to participate as an assistant in one of our upcoming cross border youth events. *נכתב […]
Speech by Member of Knesset Omer Bar Lev during the “International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley” organized by EcoPeace Middle East.
Dead Sea, Jordan 11th November, 2014 Distinguished audience, I would like first to use this opportunity to say a few words regarding what we are experiencing in Israel mainly in Jerusalem in the last few weeks. Israel has no intent to change the Status Quo at Temple Mount. Israel’s Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu clearly […]
MoU Signing Ceremony to Cement Bilateral Farmers Cooperation in the Region
Tamar, Israel On Tuesday the 24th of June, representatives from the Jordanian South Ghor Municipality, Tamar Municipality in Israel and Themar Agricultural Cooperative Society from Jordan in collaboration with EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a “Model Farm”. The Model Farm will serve as a center […]
Youth Convene to Explore Means to Solve Regional Water Crisis at SHE
On the 4th of April, 2014, Students from the respective communities of West Jerusalem, Tsur Hadasa, Jordan Valley, East Jerusalem, Muath Bin Jabal, and Al Himma gathered at the Sharhabil Ben Hassneh ecological park “SHE” for a two days Youth camp.
“Crossing the Jordan Tour: Partnering in Good Faith towards the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River”
On the 28th of March, 2014, Friends of the Earth Middle East concluded its 2nd visit to the Jordan Valley titled: “Crossing the Jordan Tour: Partnering in Good Faith towards the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River”
A Glimpse into Good Water Neighbors Youth Camp
Emek Hefer and Tulkarem: March 6-8, 2014 Tucked away in Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh, a group of 20 students ages 12-15 from the communities of Emek Hefer and Tulkarem, as well as six staff members, came together for a fun-filled weekend of outdoor adventure activities, making cross-cultural friendships and learning about the environment.