Project profile — Jerusalem Youth Tech Leaders for Peace


Tapuah – The Association to Advance the Era of Technology in Israel
2022-03-13 - 2024-08-15
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Middle East, regional (100.00%)


• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution (15220) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


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.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $185,819
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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