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Magazine 2018 invitation

Glocal Magazine Launch Event

February 13, 2018

With the growing interest in gender issues around the world, the Glocal program is happy to invite you to explore the issue of Gender and International Development. 

The event will include a panel discussion with representatives from leading organizations in the field. 

With the participation of: 
- Lilach Tzur Ben Moshe, Director at Yotsrot - Turning the Tables
- Helen Gebremedhin, The Eritrean Women Community Center
- Naama Gorodischer, Global Program's Director at IsraAID
- Dr Nira Kaplansky, The Women’s courtyard

Village in the high Atlas

Glocal's student article in the Jerusalem Post

February 13, 2018

Gal Kramarski, a Glocal student in cohort 7, has recently returned from a five month internship in Morocco with the High Atlas Foundation (HAF), a local organisation promoting development and Human Rights. In her work with  HAF, Gal worked on the issue of awareness and knowledge of women in remote rural villages about their rights according to national legislation. This experience allowed Gal to work on fascinating issues such as women empowerment, Human Rights, local cultures and practices and communities.

Prof. Harpaz receiving SID award

Glocal Awarded by the Society for International Development in the Knesset

February 2, 2018

Glocal, the Hebrew University's MA programme in International Development was awarded in January 2018 at the the 7th International Development Day Conference organised by SID (the Society for International Development) Israel.  This award was given by SID Israel and the parliamentary lobby for the promotion of Israeli action in the Developing World. Glocal was recognised because of its uniqueness as an academic program in Israel and for its contribution to the International Development sphere in Israel.

Come to the launch event of the Glocal Magazine in Tel Aviv

January 17, 2018

On February 16th we will gather in Tel Aviv for the launch event of the Glocal Magazine that this year will be centered on the connection between Development and Gender.

Do not miss out a great chance to hear from interesting people from the field, to learn more about our program and to get to know our students and alumni. Without a doubt this will be a perfect opportunity for networking too!

When? February 16th, from 12:00 to 14:00.

Where? Abraham Hostel. 21 Levontin Street.

Applications for fall 2018 are now open

November 27, 2017

We just opened the registration for the next academic year (2018-2019) at Glocal. This is your opportunity to learn together with a group of students from developing and developed countries about the challenges that communities around the world face today.

Join Glocal for a broad understanding on Development and the possible solutions you can create together with local communities.

We look for commited people, who own a global perspective but are aware of the importance of local assets, culture and knowledge.

Alumni gathering in Rwanda

November 21, 2017

A few weeks ago, old classmates and friends had the opportunity to reunite and to meet colleagues from different cohorts in Rwanda during the first alumni gathering that Glocal organizes overseas. The encounter represented a fantastic opportunity to learn about local development initiatives and to identify potential opportunities for collaboration among the graduates of our program.

The location of the encounter and the Rwandese people were an essential part of the weekend in which 17 alumni from 5 cohorts and 7 countries participated.

Glocal hosts a successful Joint Event

November 21, 2017

Yesterday Glocal hosted the yearly Joint Event that we organize together with our sister programs of the Braun School of Public Health & Community Medicine and the International School of Agricultural Sciences.

During the evening, Hallel Elnir, a Glocal graduate, made a presentation on his internship in Ecuador that caught everyone's attention. He talked about the project in which he worked together with the Tsachila people, an indigenous community with ancient traditions, on solutions for their food security problems.

Hallel Elnir

A Glocal graduate interviewed on Israeli TV

November 7, 2017

Hallel Elnir, a Glocal graduate from Cohort 6, and his wife Mye were interviewed for the program "Boker Or" broadcast on channel 10 of the Israeli TV. In the course of the conversation with the hosts, the young couple shared their experiences during Hallel's internship in Ecuador.

Hallel worked together with the community of the Tsachila, an indigenous people with ancient traditions, on the creation of an edible forest to recover and secure their access to food produced by themselves.

Joint Event

November 20th: Yearly Joint Event

November 7, 2017

In two more weeks Glocal will be hosting the yearly Joint Event that the program organizes together with its sister programs from the Faculty of Agriculture and the School of Public Health.

The Joint Event allows our students to learn together and promotes the creation of an interdisciplinary multicultural network for young professionals.

In this occasion Dr. Yonatan Mirvis will give a lecture on Social Entrepreneurship and students will be assigned a brief task to be solved in groups.