Create Cultural Spaces and Community Development

The Ministry of Culture
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:

An old building was renovated by MOC in 2014 at Birzeit to be used as a museum and cultural community center. It was qualified to host cultural events, artistic residency and activities of cultural exchange. It also contributes to community development and cultural revitalization efforts in Birzeit. 

Support from of the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science was received.

Périmètre de la mesure:
Nature de la mesure:
financial, institutional
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:
  • Preservation, restoration and use of traditional buildings as spaces for cultural activities.
  • Creation of a site for artistic residency and cultural exchange.
  • Strengthening partnership with local communities.
Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:
  • Creating a cultural center and a new space equipped to host events.
  • Using the archaeological identity of the site for  exhibitions and workshops related to heritage.
  • Promoting community participation in cultural activities.
Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

$ 40000 from the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science.

Principales conclusions de la mise en oeuvre de la mesure:

The museum has been equipped and work is being in progress to run it in cooperation with Rozana Association and the Municipality of Birzeit.


Indicateurs utilisés pour déterminer l’impact:
Number of licensed cultural centersNumber of festivalsNumber of visitors of museums
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels