Sinkholes: Nature’s Payback

One might assume that the pictures in this blog were taken in Aleppo or in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil war. They were not. These pictures were taken on August the 23rd, 2015 in Ghor Mazraa, Jordan Valley. What was once part of a thriving agricultural community with well-paved well- lit roads, surrounded by banana fields, […]

The Palestinian Economy: Save the Jordan “River”

A European Union Plan to Rehabilitate the Jordan River is expected to help agriculture and tourism flourish in the region Two weeks ago, EcoPeace, “formerly known as” Friends of the Earth with branches in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority held in the East of the Dead Sea a conference to present a masterplan for […]

خطة إقليمية شمولية لإعادة تأهيل حوض نهر الأردن من بحيرة طبريا الى البحر الميت

إطلاق خطة شمولية  تعمل على تحويل نهر ملوث و منطقة إقتصادية شديدة الفقر الى نموذج لإعادة تأهيل الأنهر و النمو الإقتصادي و الإستقرار في المنطقة الثلاثاء 9 يونيو 2015 البحر الميت، الأردن اختتم في العاشر من يونيو المؤتمر الإقليمي لإعادة تأهيل حوض نهر الأردن و الذي انعقد تحت رعاية معالي وزير المياه و الري الدكتور […]

مذكرة تفاهم حصيلة مؤتمر شيكاغو و رئيس بلدية دير علا يعقب

اختتمت في شيكاغو أواخر شهر نيسان فعاليات مؤتمر “المياه ما بعد الحدود” و الذي تم انعقاده بالتعاون مع جريت ليكس و  سينت لورنس سيسترز إنشياتيف و إيكوبيس الشرق الأوسط و هي جمعية بيئية تعمل على إحلال السلام في منطقة الشرق الأوسط من خلال التعاون مع الدول المجاورة في المجال البيئي للمحافظة على المصادر البيئية والطبيعية […]

Activism on Environmental Issues & the Role of Civil Society Organizations

On April 7th 2015, EcoPeace represented the civil society with a panel under “Activism on Environmental Issues” in the NEA Environment, Science, Technology and Health Officers Workshop. Mr Abdul Rahman Sultan, Assistant Director and Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark Manager spoke about the organizations efforts in raising communities’ awareness of environmental issues, and its relationship with other civil society organizations […]

EcoPeace Presents the Region’s Water Realities for the American Women of Jordan

Welcoming the American Women of Jordan EcoPeace Middle East acts through change, and one of the greatest tools for change is education. We are unlikely to change our behaviours unless we understand why, so EcoPeace has always tried to be open and objective in providing information on the environmental reality within our region. Understanding that […]

The Conference on Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley: a Unique Forum for Regional Leaders to Connect amidst Political Divide

The November 10-12, 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley brought together over one hundred and fifty government officials from Jordan, Palestine and Israel, international diplomatic representatives, international development agency representatives, and basin experts. This regional conference was convened in the weeks surrounding the 20th anniversary of the Israeli-Jordan Peace Treaty, as […]

EcoPeace Receives Declaration from Non-Governmental Organizations Supporting the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River

Nanchang, China During the 14th International Living Lakes conference that took place between Nov. 19th -24th, 2014 EcoPeace Middle East received a Declaration from Non-Governmental Organizations Supporting the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River. The event that was organized by Global Nature Fund, a non-profit, private, independent international foundation for the protection of environment and nature, was attended by […]

Seeds of Peace & EcoPeace Youth Water Trustees Join Hands to Save the Jordan River

On the 28th of November, 2014, students from Seeds of Peace joined our Good Water Neighbours Youth Water Trustees in a workshop held at the Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark. The workshop presented by Liza Kawar, GWN/Youth coordinator aimed at introducing the students to the work of EcoPeace Middle East concerning Environmental Peace-building and included an […]