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Occupied Palestinian Territories

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In terms of partnerships, Luxembourg is continuing its support for civil society actors through multiannual partnership agreements with the Palestinian Agricultural Development Association (PARC), an NGO working to strengthen sustainable livelihoods and economic inclusion in rural communities, the NGO Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS), an organisation active in the sector of women’s reproductive health, the NGO Teacher Creativity Center (TCC), which works in the area of training in psychosocial support for teachers in Palestinian schools, as well as with the NGO Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (AMAN), working in the area of transparency and inclusive governance.

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Minister Fayot visited the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) from 5 to 8 September 2022. The mission mainly covered humanitarian projects supported by the Luxembourg Development Cooperation while giving an overview of the development aspect and allowing a meeting with the Palestinian Authority. The planned meeting with the Israeli Authority could not take place due to diary conflicts. The visits and meetings were in the following regions and cities: East Jerusalem, Area C (Abu Nawar), Bethlehem, Hebron and Ramallah.

The mission allowed Minister Fayot to see first-hand the many overlapping challenges, rooted in prolonged social and political instability and amplified by global economic, environmental and health shocks.

Development of PDA

Reference data

  • Population (MIO): 4,92
  • GNI (per resident): 7.370
  • Human Development Index (HDI): 106/191
  • Life expectancy: 73

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