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Friday, March 3, 2017

CNBC: The billionaire who is saving Bethlehem

CNBC

The billionaire who is saving Bethlehem

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/03/the-billionaire-who-is-saving-bethlehem.html

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/03/the-billionaire-who-is-saving-bethlehem.html



Sunday, February 26, 2017

Congratulations to our newest Board Member, Nisreen Musleh

Board Member bios at: http://a4vpe.org/pages/board-of-directors-en.php

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Nisreen Awwad from Voice of Palestine radio interviews Nisreen Musleh in ARABIC on her joining the AVPE board of directors:


video
March 1, 2017
Ramallah, Palestine

Thursday, February 9, 2017

An Israeli Bar Put a Palestinian Beer on Tap


Haaretz


An Israeli Bar Put a Palestinian Beer on Tap. Then the Depressingly Expected Happened

Angry social media backlash and calls for a boycott followed the sale of Ramallah-made brew at a pub in Haifa. But the owners remain steadfast.

 http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/culture/leisure/.premium-1.770283


Roni Kashmin
Feb 09, 2017 4:13 PM

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/culture/leisure/.premium-1.770283

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Gaza is attracting the attention of Silicon Valley as young tech entrepreneurs push to solve problems themselves


recode

Gaza is attracting the attention of Silicon Valley as young tech entrepreneurs push to solve problems themselves 

Tech gurus from Uber, Google, SoundCloud, Microsoft and 500 Startups have visited Gaza on their own dime as volunteers to mentor startups.

by Christopher M. Schroeder Jan 10, 2017, 8:00am EST



If you have any doubt that near-universal access to tech is helping a new generation take control of their own lives, solving problems and building opportunity from the bottom-up everywhere — that “near-universal” means it’s not a phenomenon of the elite, but unleashing talent anywhere it resides — come to Gaza.


READ ON AT:
http://www.recode.net/2017/1/10/14217762/startup-accelerator-gaza-sky-geeks-technology-silicon-valley

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Palestine 2030 - Demographic Change: Opportunities for Development

Prime Minister's Office – State of Palestine
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - Palestine

NEW REPORT:
Palestine 2030 - Demographic Change: Opportunities for Development

http://bit.ly/palestine-2030

#Palestine

JOB VACANCY - Palestine Operations Officer

Americans for a Vibrant Palestinian Economy
JOB VACANCY 

Palestine Operations Officer


For details visit:
http://a4vpe.org/pages/job-openings-en.php

(Submission deadline January 15, 2017)

#AVPE #Palestine


Friday, December 23, 2016

Tech in Palestine: 'Virtual market has no checkpoints'

Al Jazeera

Middle East - Palestine NEWS

Tech in Palestine: 'Virtual market has no checkpoints'

West Bank firm Mashvisor has become the first Palestinian company accepted into prestigious Silicon Valley seed fund.

Dalia Hatuqa

Mashvisor's development team recently held a planning meeting to determine their next steps [Courtesy of Mashvisor/Al Jazeera]

READ ON AT:

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/12/tech-palestine-virtual-market-checkpoints-161212100042248.html