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Glocal brand new offices!

Glocal brand new offices!

June 12, 2018

The Glocal program's offices have been relocated to the shining and new floor in the Social Sciences Faculty in Mount Scopus. The new offices (next to the Psychology labs) have ample sunlight, a balcony and an amazing view of Jerusalem. This is a major improvement compared to our old rooms. Glocal now also has a new meeting room that can also be used by our students and visiting lecturers. 

Open Day - Glocal

Open day at the Hebrew University: Come and meet our MA program in International Development!

May 14, 2018

If you are an individual with a global perspective on the one hand, and an appreciation for local solutions on the other, come join Glocal, an MA in International Development, which offers a unique opportunity to gain development experience and to participate in advancing communities both around the world and in Israel.

Fabian Bulugu, right, helping to set up Kaima Tanzania farm for at-risk youth

Cohort 7 student Fabian Bulugu creates a farm for at-risk youth in his native Tanzania

May 1, 2018

The Israel21c website has published an article about Fabian Bulugu, a Glocal cohort 7 alumni, who opened a farm for at-risk youth in his native Tanzania. 

Fabian worked with a local israeli organisation, Kaima, during his studies in Glocal. During his time in Glocal, he has created a local NGO in Tanzania and is using the experience from his volunteering with Kaima to open this farm, with the aim to empower youth and provide them with practical tools for their professional development.

The full article can be seen here:

Nigal Solomon & Francis Benle

Glocal invited to the Pesach cocktail hosted by the British Friends of the Hebrew University 

April 4, 2018

The British Friends of the Hebrew University organised a Pesach cocktail in the Hilton hotel in Tel-Aviv in early April 2018. The event was attended by Prof. Guy Harpaz, head of the programme, and two Glocal international students that spoke about the programme, their work in Ghana and India and the tools Glocal is giving them to engage with international and community development.

Sir Trevor and lady Daniela Pears

Sir Trevor Pears - ‘Being Jewish is about making the world better'

March 26, 2018

The Pears Family Foundation is one of the oldest and biggest supporter to the Glocal programme. In a rare interview in the Jewish Chronicle, Sir Trevor Pears explains what brings him and his family to support activities in Israel and the Jewish world and how International Development and solidarity are essential Jewish values.

The Glocal programme is extremely thankful to the Pears Foundation for their long time support and committment. 

Glocal Magazine Launch Panel image

Glocal's Magazine 2018 on the issue of Gender & Development - great launch and discussion

February 26, 2018

The Glocal Magazine was launched in Tel-Aviv on Friday the 16th February 2018. This year’s magazine’s topic was about a Gender Approach in Development. The successful event saw presentations by magazine writers about their work and a panel discussion on the various approaches to recognize and acknowledge gender  related issues in the context of social and international development. In the discussion, Dr.