Create Cultural Spaces and Community Development

The Ministry of Culture
Objetivos clave de la medida:

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.

Alcance de la medida:
Naturaleza de la medida:
financial, institutional
Característica principal de la medida:
  • 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.
Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:
  • 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.
Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

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

Principales conclusiones de la evaluación de la medida:

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


Indicadores utilizados para determinar el impacto:
Number of licensed cultural centersNumber of festivalsNumber of visitors of museums
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)