Agricultural Sector: Integrated Crop ManagementA preparatory workshop on Integrated Crop Management (ICM) for the Middle East, North Africa and the southern Mediterranean region will be held in Malta in the spring of 2004, under the aegis of the President of Malta, for about 25 senior participants representing countries and institutions in the region. For further information please contact: [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> Peace Education: Cinema Workshops “Promises”A series of workshops for high school students introducing them to the concepts of democracyand conflict resolution. The pilot project has now been completed and a broad scale project is being implemented. The cinema and theatre workshops are taking place every few days on regular basis. For further information please contact: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>Peace Education: Sport “The Peace Team”A joint Palestinian-Israeli mini-soccer team, which plays together to disseminate a message ofpeace, and competes in the Israeli national league and in international tournaments. The PeaceTeam has won the last two seasons - winter and summer 2003 - and has recently participated in the early qualification rounds of the UEFA Cup. For further information please contact: [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>Business & Economics: Jordanian-Israeli Business ActivitiesA series of seminars and roundtables for Jordanian and Israeli businesspeople to identify obstacles and solutions to healthy trade between the two nations, as well as meetings between key players in specific economic sectors. For further information please contact: [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>Business & Economics: Palestinian-Israeli Young Business Leaders Forum A forum which brings together young Palestinian and Israeli businesspeople to discuss relations and practical issues between the two economies. Ongoing meetings are taking place in the fields of telecommunications, high-tech, transportation and shipping, banking and smallenterprise. The businesspeople meetings are being held every few weeks, for further information please contact: [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>
Funding opportunitiesAn international list of funding opportunities National Endowment for DemocracyThe National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, non-profit organization created in 1983 to strengthen democratic institutions around the world through non-governmental efforts. The Endowment is governed by an independent, non-partisan board of directors. With its annual congressional appropriation, it makes hundreds of grants each year to support pro-democracy groups in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union.