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The Office of the European Union Representative supported more than 300 Palestinian students in cleaning the streets of East Jerusalem. This is part of ''My Green Jerusalem'' initiative which aims at raising environmental awareness and promoting positive social engagement among the students. Ten schools in East Jerusalem joined the initiative which includes a number of activities throughout the month of October.
During the reporting period destruction and seizure of Palestinian property in the occupied West Bank including East Jerusalem continued.
This week, the EU has completed the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza. It will provide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant.
The European Union, the United Kingdom and France provided around € 5.5 million for the implementation of nineteen social infrastructure projects in Area C of the West Bank. The contribution is part of the European Union Area C Development Programme in the West Bank that amounts to €9.5 million.