The House Committee on Appropriations has just passed the Middle East Partnership for Peace Act, historic legislation, delivering unprecedented funding for Israeli-Palestinian peacebuilding and Palestinian economic development.
When successfully enacted, this new fund would radically scale up peace and reconciliation programing in Israel and Palestine.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to change the way we work. ALLMEP members, whose work is essential to many Israeli and Palestinian communities, and centers around bringing people together, this crisis has posed a tremendous challenge.
As the largest network of Israeli and Palestinian peacebuilders, ALLMEP includes over 120 organizations with differing ideas about how to resolve this conflict. What unites us is our belief that peace can only be achieved through equal consent, partnership, and self-determination.
COVID-19 has the exact same approach as our network: people-to-people. This crisis has created enormous disruption for the peacebuilding community, and with the threat of annexation on the horizon, their values are needed more than ever.
Deeming them prisoners of conscience, Amnesty International is calling for the immediate release of ALLMEP members from the Gaza Youth Committee.
ALLMEP strongly objects to the unjust detention of seven peace activists from our member organization, the Gaza Youth Committee.
We are greatly troubled by President Trump’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace and its dangerous breaks with longstanding norms regarding how peace can be achieved in our region.
The release of the long-promised “Deal of the Century” represents several controversial and dangerous breaks from international norms.
The Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP) applauds Congress for its continued bipartisan support of U.S. foreign assistance programs in the FY20 omnibus bill unveiled on December 17th. […]