environment

The aim of the program is to strengthen the ability of local authorities to promote the welfare of their residents. By combining cutting-edge research with fieldwork in lower-income localities, we are furthering the development of new collaborative governance arrangements. Operating since 2012, our...
Building a Sustainable Regime of EEZs in the Eastern Mediterranean: Building Sustainable Trust
 The first decade of the twenty-first century saw discoveries of substantial natural gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Almost all these reserves are within exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of states, rather than in territorial waters. This development has substantially increased the...
A TED-inspired event:  Harvesting the Sun Twice – Cross-Border Initiatives for Environmental Peacebuilding
29/03/2011 - 16:30 to 20:00
This conference summarized the innovative project on renewable energy that had been conducted by the forum on Environment and Regional Sustainability from 2009 to 2010. The focus of this special day was on environmental cooperation between Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians in the fields of...
Environmental Pollution Respects No Borders
31/05/2011 - 12:30 to 18:00
A Conference on Environment, Health and Good Neighbors  In cooperation with The Coalition for Public Health    Environmental pollution – of air, water and land – crosses borders and influences entire regions without respect for national borders, sovereignty, culture or other values. Air pollutants...
Environment and Regional Sustainability Forum
In recent years it has been increasingly recognized that the world is on the verge of a global environmental and climatic crisis whose signs are already apparent and that there is an urgent need to act to prevent it. In Israel, the environmental movement has intensified its activity, research on...
Landscapes and Levers: Nature, Environment, and National Identity in Palestinian and Israeli Literature
The premise of this research group is that in both the Palestinian national discourse and in the Zionist discourse, the land of Palestine-Eretz Israel has a central position,but that the two discourses relate toward the environment, on the very same land, differently from each other. The Zionist...

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