Birzeit University, Ramallah Municipality discuss joint research on water sustainability, student training opportunities

Birzeit University President Dr. Beshara Doumani and Ramallah Mayor Musa Hadid explored expandingcooperation in research, water sustainability, and community service in a meeting held on December 2, 2021.

Hadid, who is also Chair of the Jerusalem Water Undertaking’s Board of Directors, was accompanied byRamallah City Director Ahmad Abu Laban. Also joining the meeting were Birzeit University’s Vice President for Advancement Dr. Ghassan Khatib and Acting Dean of Student Affairs Anan Atteereh.

During the meeting, Birzeit University’s administrators discussed with Hadid and Abu Laban how the university and the municipality could strengthen their cooperation in research and develop joint projects to address the issue of water sustainability on campus and support the university’s mission to foster sustainable use of natural resources. 

Dr. Doumani and Hadid also examined ways of building partnerships with local authorities and official institutions through providing training and community service opportunities for students and organizing joint activities that raise awareness on cultural and environmental issues in Ramallah and across Palestine.