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Countries:
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  • Palestine, West Bank, Gaza
Banks:
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-09-21
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Borrower or Client: PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION
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Sectors:
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  • Finance
Project Cost (USD): $ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2018-01-02
Disclosure Date: 2016-02-03
GZ-Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project
WB-P150991

Project Description
The objective of the Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project for West Bank and Gaza is to enhance the capacity of participating urban areas to plan for sustainable urban growth. The project has 2 components. (1) Planning for sustainable urban growth component strengthens the institutional and technical capacity of participating urban areas to plan for sustainable urban growth through, inter alia, the provision of Technical Assistance (TA), goods, and training. (2) Project implementation support and management cost component will finance the training, operating costs, and goods necessary for the technical oversight and implementation support of the proposed project to be performed by a Technical Supervisor (TS), Local Coordinator (LC) for Bethlehem, Hebron, and Nablus areas, and the existing Local Coordinator for the Ramallah-Al Bireh-Bitounia (RAB) Joint Coordination Unit. This component will also finance the management fee of the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) that will manage procurement, finance, safeguards, and reporting for the proposed project based on technical inputs from the TS.
Investment Description
Contact Information
Name: Ministry of Local Government Contact: Mohammad Jabarin Title: Deputy Minister Tel: (972-2) 240-1455 Email: mohjabarin@yahoo.com> Name: Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) MDP Contact: Tawfiq Budeiri Title: Director General Tel: (972-02) 296-6610 Email: tbdeiri@mdlf.org.ps ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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