Sunday 11 December 2016

Scholarships for Gaza youth could aid reconstruction

Published 29/08/2014 | 02:30

Rebuilding Gaza must now be an international priority
Rebuilding Gaza must now be an international priority

The reconstruction of Gaza is a priority for the international community. Education is central to reconstruction. Irish third-level institutions can make an important contribution to this process.

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May I commend to each of them, and to the Education Minister, the setting up of Gaza scholarships?

These scholarships, especially in the fields of medicine and nursing, horticulture and engineering, would make an important contribution to the rebuilding of Gaza's infrastructure where it matters most, by investing in young people.

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