Ramallah Municipality

National Network

4 Issa Ziadeh St.
Palestinian Territories

E-Mail (2)
E-Mail (3)
Mobile Phone
Mobile Phone (other)
Organisation Type
Local/Regional Authority
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Democracy and community development
  3. Environment/Sustainable development
  4. Gender
  5. Heritage
  6. International/Cultural relations
  7. Media
  8. Others
  9. Research
  10. Youth and education
General Information
since its establishment in 1908, Ramallah Municipality has had 24 presidents, including the first woman municipal president in Palestine, elected in 2005, and its last election was held in 2012. The City of Ramallah has almost 350 employees and 15 council members; the mayor is one of them. it includes the following directorates:  Engineering Dep., Urban Planning Dep., Health and Environment Dep., Management Dep., GIS an IT Dep., Dep., Public Relations Dep The main funds of the municipality comes from taxation, in addition to that the municipality tries to get funds from some Governmental agencies locally and internationally, in addition to some direct and indirect funds from the twin cities. The municipality has tens of projects: main infrastructure projects, Sewage treatment project, Cultural infrastructure, Economic Strategy of the city, Tourism Strategy of the city, Environment projects and awareness, Smart City and Electronic Municipality. Global communities, City of Toulouse and many other partners Follow link to a shortfilmabout the city of Ramallah:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZvmNiPuC-Y  
Mission and Objectives

Vision for the city of Ramallah
To create and preserve a civilized and distinguished city that is beautiful and green, safe and prosperous and environmentally friendly. Whilst being equally open and attractive to both tourism and investment, we aim to provide an innovative environment for the arts as well as for cultural,intellectual, and political life, grounded in the values of pluralism and respect for human rights.Vision for Ramallah Municipality
To be a pioneer in theprovision of participatory, accountable and effective services through the proficient, inclusive, and transparent management of resources. To be a Municipality that cares for all of its beneficiaries on the basis of mutual partnership and coherent service delivery.

Main Projects / Activities

City Museum
City Archive
Visual Art Residency Program and community art Center
Waste Treatment Project
LED Lighting System in the City
Smart City
Electronic Municipality

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

The Municipality can be a main partner to many  local institutions in many projects and multidisciplinary fields.... the city always develop and process any of it's projects in partnership with local organizations and International ones in some cases ( it depends on the projects ).
The Ramallah Municipality is a sustainable, strong Institution that provide an umbrella to local organizations and institutions and a strategic partner to many.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

To  have fund opportunities, International partners, for capacity building programs to employees in specific fields

Contact (1) Full Name
Sally Abu Bakr
Job Title
Acting Director of Culture and social affairs Directorate
Head of the organisation
Mayor of Ramallah
Contact (2) Full Name
Maha Shehadeh
Job Title (2)
Director of Public Relations Directorate