December 2021


  • As Palestinians lit the Christmas tree outside Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity on 4 December, the struggling tourism businesses in the West Bank were preparing themselves for yet another downturn following the announcement of a new coronavirus outbreak
  • A number of key events focusing on technology, innovataion and entrepreneurship were held across Palestine in November and December
  • The biannual meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee convenened on 17 November
  • The international ministerial conference on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Rugees (UNRWA) was convened in Brussels on 16 November
  • Al-Quds index increased by 2.9% in November from the previous month, reaching 600 points on the last day of trading