March 2020


Main reports: The World Bank announced on 10 February a $15m grant towards the first phase of the Gaza Central Desalination Program and Associated Works Project.

The Ramallah Office of UNESCO launched on 13 February the results of the Skills Forecasting Model in Palestine.

Prime Minister Dr Mohammad Shtayyeh met forty leading Palestinian startups on 25 February to discuss the growing startup ecosystem and the role of entrepreneurship in tackling youth unemployment.

In February 2020, Al-Quds index reached 534.3 points on the last day of trading, an increase of 2.3% from the previous month.