Ecovillage Design Education -Farkha village

14 days EDE course  in  the heart of holyland. The EDE is organized as a mandala, called the Sustainability Wheel, encompassing what is perceived to be the four primary dimensions of human experience - Worldview, Ecological, Social, and Economic aspects.

18 November - 2 December in Hebron, for the course program click here.

International Law and National Policies Toward Protecting Natural Resources

In the framework of mutual cooperation between the University of Palestine - Faculty of Law and Judicial Practice and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP/PAPP), the Fourth International Conference due to be held, entitled: “International law and national policies toward Protecting Natural Resources in Palestine”.  Date: 12-13 December 2015, For more info click here.

'Liberating from the Umbrellas' Opening Exhibition

Al Ma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Institut Français de Jerusalem-Chateaubriand cordially invite you to the opening exhibition of "Liberating from the Umbrellas" by Nabil Abughanima. The exhibition will open on Friday 13 November at 5pm in the evening at Al Ma'mal Foundation. The exhibition will be showing in 2 locations, Al Ma'mal Foundation and the French Institut until 4 December. "Liberating from the Umbrellas" has been commisioned and is supported by A.M. Qattan Foundation.

You are welcome to visit  during the regular hours: Al Ma'mal Foundation: Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm. 8 Al-Jawalida Street, New Gate, Jerusalem, Tel: 02-6283457 , [email protected] ,, Institut Francais de Jerusalem – Chateaubriand: Monday - Friday, 10am -1pm, 2pm - 6pm. 23 Salah Eddin Street, Jerusalem, Tel. 02-6282451 , [email protected]

Sunbula Annual Holiday Bazaar

Best of Palestinian crafts! Shop directly from Sunbula's partner craft producers from across Palestine at this big annual gathering! Embroidery, Bedouin rugs, olive oil soaps, jewelry, ceramics, baby onesies, greeting cards, home decor items, olive oil and local food products, books, gifts, and more! Co-sponsored with French Institute and Educational Bookshop. Location: Institut Français de Jerusalem-Chateaubriand , East Jerusalem. Time: 10:00 am to 17:00 pm . For details click here.

Think Global, Build Social!

Opening, 30.11.2015 at 6 pm : The exhibition Think Global, Build Social! – Architecture for a Better World, explores the theme of social responsibility in contemporary architectural thinking and practice. Think Global, Build Social! showcases contemporary local and global examples of socially responsible practices that were originated through personal initiatives and creativity. Henceforth, these endeavors were designed to develop low-cost architectural solutions that improve living and social conditions for people in the marginalized parts of the world.

Panel Discussion, 30.11.2015 at 3 pm : In order to create a dialogue between the global and the local, far away from the white exhibition space, the panel discussion is considered essential as an integral part to host the exhibition Think Global, Build Social! in Palestine. The public is invited to discuss the selected local projects architects concerning the architectural contributions alongside with the students of the architecture department - Birzeit University.

For more information contact : French-German Cultural center, 022981922 , [email protected]