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Delivering the message on Gaza: A New Human Rights Framework

Sector: Human rights

EU Contribution: € 160,000.00 (80% of total).

Implementing organisation: Gisha - Legal Center For Freedom Of Movement Association

Duration: from 01/2011 to 01/2013

Description: The objective of the project is promote the fulfilment of Israeli human rights obligations in Gaza, providing an international law framework, to govern access policies in the Palestinian territory and "marketing" that framework to key sectors of Israeli society. Specifically, we seek the following goals: 1) Facilitate access for individuals in Gaza to educational, professional and economic opportunities, to family and medical treatment; 2) Clarification, promotion and monitoring of Israeli compliance with the requirements of international human rights and humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territory; 3) Development of new messaging and advocacy strategies to challenge public support for policies blocking access and; 4) Promotion of an alternate narrative to the normative framework within Israel concerning Israeli responsibility in Gaza.

Location : Israel/occupied Palestinian territory