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Establishment of a Public Library in East Jerusalem


Titre : Establishment of a Public Library in East Jerusalem

Pays : Palestine

Durée : August 2013 // October 2014

The project is part of the “Facilitating Access to Infrastructure Resilience - FAIR” Programme implemented by UNDP in East Jerusalem and Area C. The project’s objective is to reinforce the role of culture in East Jerusalem towards promoting national identity through the establishment and operation of public libraries. The establishment of the public library in East Jerusalem is funded by the Royal Charity Organization - Kingdom of Bahrain for the amount of USD 517,880. The project includes the rehabilitation, furnishing and equipping of a historical building in the Old City of Jerusalem, located in Aqbat Risas. The three-story building, originally intended to be used for a library, is currently accommodating the Archeology Department of Al Quds University.

The project involves the following main activities : * Rehabilitation and renovation of the existing building and its structure * Provision of books and literature * Provision of IT equipment, safety and security items and systems *Provision of a library system • Establishment of a cafeteria and provision of related equipment * Furnishing the halls with specialized equipment * Establishment of a website for the library * Training and capacity development of Al Quds University in library management

Partenaires : Al Quds University

Financement : Royal Charity Organization- Kingdom of Bahrain

Présentation : PNUD

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