Project profile — Jerusalem Youth Tech Leaders for Peace

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Overview

Overview

Jerusalem Youth Tech Leaders for Peace - Overview
CA-3-P011086001
$750,000
2022-03-13 - 2024-08-15
Operational
Country / region • West Bank Gaza (50.00%)
• Israel (50.00%)
Sector • Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security
Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution (15220) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project aims to mitigate the causes and consequences of violent conflict in Jerusalem between Israelis and Palestinians and improve conditions to support a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East by using technology as a unique medium for peacebuilding. Project activities include: (1) creating a network of Israeli and Palestinian youth technology leaders from disadvantaged communities in East and West Jerusalem; (2) providing training on peacebuilding, technology and social leadership; and (3) implementing of joint social entrepreneurship initiatives to tackle topics of inter-communal concern.

Expected results

The expected outcomes from this project include: (1) improved economic security through increased opportunities for disadvantaged youth via employment in the high-tech sector; (2) increased Israeli-Palestinian trust built at the community level in Jerusalem in support of regional stability; and (3) increased engagement of local government, businesses and local actors in addressing problems of inter-communal concern in Jerusalem, especially those of Palestinians and women and girls.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $163,846
Planned Disbursement $245,769
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