Palestinian Authority

PEACE Programme: Palestinian European Academic Co-operation in Education(317), established in 1992 (Palestinian Authority).


Institutional and staff development, quality of academic programmes in all fields and disciplines.


  • Promoting international cooperation with Palestinian Universities through: exchange of staff and students; grants for Palestinian students and young academics to complete graduate studies abroad; academic projects aimed at enhancing teaching and research at Palestinian higher education institutions  
  • Its areas of action include:
  • scholarships to Palestinian students and young academics allowing for them to pursue post-graduate studies abroad;
  • exchange of teachers and researchers as a means for staff development at Palestinian universities;
  • academic programs at Palestinian universities through bilateral and multilateral agreements and through consortia of member universities,
  • support to 3 UNESCO Chairs established at Palestinian universities.

PEACE Programme

Event 2012

8th International PEACE Programme Conference on Palestinian-European Academic Cooperation and 9th PEACE Programme General Assembly (14 December 2012, UNESCO-HQ, Room IX)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, Natural Sciences.


Contacts: Professor Khalil Hindi , President

E-mail: President(at)

Ms. Annapaola Coppola, Administrative Officer

UNESCO Headquarters Bonvin Building, room 6.43

1, rue de Miollis -75015 Paris

Phone : +33 1 4568 4107

E-mails: peace.programme(at)