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Valedictorian MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Alumna Gives an Impressive Speech at LAU’s Graduation Ceremony

President Jabbra, Vice President Salem, Ambassador Richard, distinguished guests, MEPI administration, fellow TLers and most importantly the class of 2018, we have made it! On this very special day, I would like to thank all of those who without them we would have not been here. A special gratitude goes to the previous MEPI administrations, ...
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MEPI Supports ‘City for All’ to Advance Gender Equality in Akko, Israel

Itach-Maaki’s “City for All” MEPI- supported project was introduced to the Akko public at a large May 14 event in the mixed Arab and Jewish coastal city, launching a public process of integrating gender equality into the municipal structure and processes. Shimon Lankri, the city’s mayor, addressed some 100 residents and city officials who came ...
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Sikkuy’s MEPI Project Strengthens 922 Decision for Arab Cities in Israel

Sikkuy, The Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality, launched its new guidebook for Arab local authorities May 8 on the mapping and identification of the needs of citizens in the field of transportation. With support from the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), this Sikkuy initiative aims to improve implementation of the Israeli government decision ...
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With MEPI’s Support, Morocco Joins the Open Government Partnership

On April 26, The Kingdom of Morocco joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) , an international initiative that secures commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.  Through a partnership with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, MEPI supported the Moroccan government’s initiative to establish and implement a National Action ...
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MEPI Project Opens Job Market for Arab Village Artisans

Jesser Azarka is an Arab village just north of the wealthy resort town of Caesarea .  With 14,000 residents, 60% of whom are living below poverty line, Jesser faces rising violence, but the community is committed to making things better.  Via a MEPI-supported project led by Tel Aviv University (TAU), several groups of women in the ...
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