March 2018


Main reports: On 1 March 2018, the North Gaza Emergency Sewage Treatment Facility commenced its first phase of operation.

The European Union hosted a pledging conference in Brussels on the Gaza Central Desalination Plant on 20 March 2018, raising financial commitments of €456m for what will be the biggest ever infrastructure project in Gaza.

On 13 March 2018, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development launched its first investment in Palestine: a $5m loan to Cairo Amman Bank Palestine to increase access to finance for Palestinian businesses.

Social Studio, a project to study the use of social media in Palestine, released its report on the status of Social and Digital Media in Palestine during 2017.