|The Million Trees Campaign Plants 15,000 fruit trees in the Gaza Strip |
In solidarity with farmers in the Gaza Strip and in an effort to build their resilience and improve their state of food security, APN planted 15,000 citrus and olive trees, on 421 dunams across Gaza. The initiative is part of the "We Plant to Revive" project organized in collaboration with the Palestinian Agriculture Development Association - PARC.
|APN Heads to Rome to Speak on Monitoring the Implementation of Committee on World Food Security Policies |
On 6/4/2017, APN General Manager Mariam Al Jaajaa spoke at the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome on “Monitoring the Implementation of Committee on World Food Security Policies.” The CFS is the foremost international platform on food agricultural and food security policies and is part of the United Nations. The session was organized by the permanent representative for the German Confederation in Rome and the International Civil Society Mechanism.
|APN Speaks at the First National conference for Environmental NGOs|
APN General Manager Mariam Al Jaajaa was invited to speak at the first national conference for environmental NGOs, organized by the Jordanian Federation for Environmental NGOs and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung on the 7th of May 2017. Ms. Al Jaajaa was asked to speak about APN's ability in harnessing all the productive components of society including youth and women.
|APN Presents its Work at the Environmental Justice Strategic Conference in Beirut|
On June 9-12, 2017, APN Advocacy Officer Zeina Fakhriddin was invited to present APN's work at the Environmental Justice Strategic Conference held by the Environmental Justice Project and the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship in Beirut. The aim was to discuss both regional and global environmental struggles and share experiences in strategies for change.
|APN Volunteers Head to Bayouda to Harvest Spring Livestock Feed|
On the 5th and 12th of May, a group of APN volunteers headed to Bayouda to work with Farmer Abu Saddam, who has a field full of Palestine vetch that was ready for harvest. The activity was organized by APN in collaboration with the Institute of Creativity - Balqaa.
|Conference on the Right of Return in Beirut|
In May 2017, APN, represented by Mr. Hasan Al Jaajaa, attended a workshop on enhancing collaboration between members of the International Campaign for the Right of Return to Palestine, and on widening the campaign’s membership scope at the regional and global level.
|APN Hosts Renowned Journalist David Barsamian |
In April 2017, APN, in collaboration with the Palestine International Institute, organized a talk by the accomplished journalist David Barsamian on the subject of “The Foreign Policy of the Trump Administration.” Barsamian, a strong advocate of the Palestinian cause, is one of America’s most wide-ranging and respected award-winning independent journalists. He has published a wide collection of notable books with prominent laureates and public figures including Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, Edward Said, and others.
|APN Gets Certified on Strategic Environmental Assessment |
On 2-4 May 2017, APN attended a three-day intensive workshop on Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA) organized by the Jordanian Federation for Environmental NGOs in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. 25 participants from different organizations attended the workshop, while APN was represented by its General Manager Mariam Al Jaajaa and its Advocacy Officer Zeina Fakhriddin
|APN General Assembly Meeting 2017|
On 16/5/2017, APN held its annual General Assembly meeting. The meeting consisted of a quick review of APN’s recent accomplishments and the 2016 Annual Report, as well as a review of the budget and the Financial Audit Report for the financial year 31/12/2016.
|APN Attends Various Local Meetings |
APN attended several local meetings in April- June including meetings for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Jordanian Federation for Environmental NGOs as well as workshops on Pesticides Residues in Jordanian Produce and on Accountability Mechanisms for International Financial Institutions.