The Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement between People

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E-Mail (2)
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Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Human rights
  2. International/Cultural relations
  3. Media
  4. Youth and education
General Information
The organization has an elected board of administration, latest elections were held in October 2008 and next elections will be October 2010. The board consists of 7 members all members of the general assembly of the organization. The organization has an executive body, headed by the Executive Director. There are six other staff employed on part-time and full-time basis. Our turnover in the year 2008 was around 80,000 Euro The organization receives funding from few organizations for projects only. Yet, the running cost is covered by individual donations, and the readers of the news website that we are running in addition to the administration fees from the running projects. The organizations that fund PCR projects: 1- Oxfam-GB - UK 2- Mennonite Central Committee - USA/Canada 3- United Methodist Church - USA 4- Canadian Friends Service Committee - Canada 5- A.J. Muste Memorial Institute – USA 6- A La Calle – Italy 7- NOVA For Social Change - Spain Our main partners: Palestine Vision - Jerusalem Ansar Center – Walajah Bethlehem The Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center (Wiam) - Bethlehem Family Defense Society – Nablus Palestinian Art Court-Jerusalem Network of United Radio Stations (NUR) - Founding Member Nonviolence Network in Arab Countries (NNAC) - Founding Member
Mission and Objectives

Our Mission: PCR works to bridge the gap between Palestinians and peoples from all around the world, informing the public about the reality in Palestine, and empowering the community through nonviolent direct action.
Our Goals:
1) Promote arriving at a just and peaceful Palestine
2) Promote harmony and rapprochement within society and between societies
3) Raise awareness Provide accurate and first hand information about Palestine
4) Enhance civic duty and civic responsibility especially for empowering youth, women, and for marginalized segments of our society.

Main Projects / Activities

International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC)
Siraj Center for Holy Land Studies
Education for All project
Video Production Training Project
Tunes for Peace Project

Contact (1) Full Name
George N. Rishmawi
Head of the organisation
Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh
Contact (2) Full Name
Mazin Qmsiyeh