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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

AVPE board members meet up with Chairman of PADICO Holding, Munib AlMasri, and Chairman & CEO of the Anabtawi Group, Ziad Anabtawi


Americans for a Vibrant Palestinian Economy (AVPE) board members Ed Thompson, Nisreen Musleh and Sam Bahour meet up with Chairman of PADICO Holding, Munib AlMasri, and Chairman & CEO of the Anabtawi Group, Ziad Anabtawi, at the farewell reception for PADICO's CEO Dr. Samir Hulileh. AVPE wishes Dr. Samir the best in his next endeavors and thanks him for believing in AVPE's mission: Creating Business Relationships Between Americans & Palestinians.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

NEW REPORT: World Bank

World Bank

April 27, 2017

World Bank Calls for Decisive Policies by All Parties to Stop the Deterioration of the Palestinian Economy






“One third of Palestinians are out of work and more than half of the youth in Gaza are jobless. Gaza is on the verge of a human catastrophe. Such a critical situation is not in anyone’s interest. Concerted efforts by all sides are needed to bring a real change on the ground, boost economic growth and provide hope and prospects for Palestinians,” said Marina Wes, World Bank Country Director for West Bank and Gaza


Press Release


Report

 
Video

                                                                                                                 

Monday, April 17, 2017

10 Palestinian startups to watch

Wamda

10 Palestinian startups to watch



https://www.wamda.com/2017/04/10-palestinian-startups

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