Birzeit University, Al-Maqdese for Society Development Sign Training Agreement

Birzeit University Faculty of Law and Public Administration Dean Asem Khalil and head of the supervisory committee at Al-Maqdese forSociety Development Taher Al Nammari signed a memorandum of understanding on December 3, 2013. The agreement aimed at opening channels of cooperation and networking between the two parties and training of faculty’s students.

Birzeit University President Khalil Hindi welcomed the agreement, which contributes to the advancement of the faculty’s students. He said the agreement is intended to achieve social development – a common goal of the faculty and Al-Maqdese Society.

Nammari spoke at the signing about the history of the society, which was founded in Jerusalem in 2007 by a group of academics, lawyers and human rights activists in reaction to Israeli violations of Palestinian social, economic, political, civil and cultural rights in the city of Jerusalem.

He emphasized the importance of joint work between the academic sector and Palestinian institutions to enable Palestinian students to enter the labor market and develop their research capacities.