Promoting Green Jobs and Exports in a Green Water Economy in Israel
FoEME continues to promote demand management water policies over supply management policies, and has recently concluded this research paper that clearly indicates how a water conservation economy is preferable to one of desalination, both in terms of the quantity and quality of jobs it would produce - Promoting Green Jobs and Exports in a Green Water Economy in Israel (English, PDF, 22 pages, 1,5 KB)
Paths to Sustainability Report
National Plan for Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
This paper was written following the recommendations of the "Shani Committee" and the Israeli government's decision to implement a national, multi-year plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Israel. The paper includes references to components that are missing in the program, including the energy sector, energy efficiency, green building, transportation and the water sector, with recommendations for bridging the gaps. National Plan for Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions - The Environmental Organizations' Position (Hebrew, PDF, 557 KB, 18 pages)
Women and Environmental Health
March 16, 2012 -
We are happy to present a groundbreaking report on Women and Environmental Health in Israel written by our partner Ella Nave of the Coaloition of Public Health (Hebrew, PDF, 88 pages, 2.80 MB)
- January 11, 2012 - Gender mainstreaming is a new approach to designing and assessing government and municipal activities. This approach increases transparency and ensures that public activities are designed to address the differential needs of women and men. Case Study: The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor more»
- January 10, 2012 - On the 11th anniversary of the Security Council’s Resolution 1325, Heinrich Boell Foundation Israel supported the issue of Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture: Women and Power. This issue presents an in-depth analysis of gender perspectives, particularly the impact of the conflict on women and women’s role in peacebuilding. more»
- December 8, 2011 - Adva Center, policy analysis institute examining Israeli society from the perspective of equality and social justice, carried out a project supported by the Heinrich Boell Stiftung Israel in 2011 on Gender Mainstreaming Programming & Budgeting in Israeli Ministries (The Women’s Budget Forum at the Adva Center). The paper reviews current Gender Equality Initiatives in Transportations Policy. more»
Severe Housing Distress and Destruction of Arab Homes: Obstacles and Recommendations for Change
April 9, 2012 - Publication on severe housing distress and destruction of arab homes by Kais Nasser published by Dirasat - Arab Center for Law and Policy and supported by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Israel. The full version of the Hebrew text (90 pages, PDF-file, 3.20 MB). The English summary is also available (17 paged, PDF-file, 2.44 MB). Haaretz reports on the paper in English (29.03.2012) and Hebrew (31.03.2012).
- December 13, 2011 - Economic and environmental challenges that threaten to overwhelm the European project. The Heinrich Böll Foundation has set up a commission to examine the future of the EU. This publication puts forward a series of proposals in areas such as foreign and security; agricultural; energy; economics and monetary and enlargement policy. more»
The Israel office of the Heinrich Boell Stiftung sends out a monthly report in German to a mailing list of German speakers under the title "What moves Israel?" In these reports we pick up issues that are part of he public discourse in Israel but may not have been covered extensively in the German press.
Our annual political reports inform about the political development in Israel and provide background knowledge, analyses and information in detail about the work of the Tel Aviv Office of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Read the reports