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Local Government and Infrastructure (LGI)

On September 28, Global Communities West Bank and Gaza celebrated the 2014 Green Apple Day of Service in coordination with the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Aqqaba Municipality. This is the third year that Global Communities celebrate the Green Apple Day of Service, initiated by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC),

In conjunction with its work to support local government units (LGUs) as they enhance internal functions and citizen services, Global Communities West Bank and Gaza conducted a series of workshops on developing public notification policies and related communication plans in LGUs. The workshops were implemented in cooperation with 27 LGUs, and focused

Our youth are our future. Global Communities – West Bank & Gaza, in cooperation with Injaz, is reaching out to Palestinian youth to enhance their understanding of women in leadership and gender mainstreaming. Global Communities and Injaz, working in coordination with the Ministry of Education, selected 10 girls’ schools from across the West Bank to participate in a special activity entitled “Breaking Gender Stereotypes: Promoting Leadership and Labor Opportunities among Young Women.â€‌

Pioneer Local Council Elections in Hebron

Bethlehem Christmas Photo Competition

    Anabta Citizen Service Center Inauguration Ceremony

On Nov, 6th, 2013. USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah visits Az-zeer school, Bethlehem Governorate. Recently Global Communities (Formerly CHF International) constructed a new complex and rehabilitated the original building within the Local Government and Infrastructure Project (LGI) funded by USAID

Today we launched an exciting, new national initiative with our partners, including Sharek Youth Forum and many of the Youth Local Councils (YLCs) we work with, called “Friendly cities for people with disabilities - time to make a difference!â€‌ The initiative hopes to create awareness about the needs of persons with disabilities to live comfortably in â€کfriendly cities.’ The initiative also sheds light on the responsibility of local bodies to ensure their participation in making buildings and public spaces easily accessible for all.

CHF International with partners from ICMA are taking the initiative of working on a participatory and strategic planning assessment with Palestinian Contractors Union (PCU) staff and members.