The USAID funded, CHF International implemented Local Democratic Reform engaged with youth through the Youth Local Council (YLC) project in 12 communities. In this picture youth in Halhoul organized the first National Cultural Festival and Trade Fair in their city in coordination with their local government. This festival was attended by over a thousand citizens and was deemed a success.
Since 2004, Global Communities has worked with municipalities to improve local governance through a tri-fold strategy of community participation, leadership development and service delivery, complemented by ongoing engagement with national policy development.
The "Center for Governance Excellence" model, is one of several
Global Communities in the West Bank & Gaza
Since 1994, Global Communities has successfully managed around 21 major programs in the West Bank and Gaza, primarily focusing on: community basic infrastructure development and emergency job creation; local democratic reform and good governance promotion; food aid and emergency livelihoods support; enhancement
Global Communities has long been a leader in infrastructure development and construction management. The core of our approach is working in partnership with communities, the private sector, local governments, ministries and donors to build the services that communities need to create a better and sustainable future.
Jericho, West Bank (July 26, 2011) â€“ Under the Patronage of His Excellency Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and in the presence of the Minister of Local Government, Dr. Khaled Qawasmi, CHF Internationalâ€™s Local Democratic Reform Program