Bethlehem University and Palisco Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday, 12 May 2023, aimed at enhancing cooperative education in Palestine and promoting a culture of cooperation. The MOU was signed by Brother Peter Bray, representing Bethlehem University, and Dr. Heiner Nicolussi-Leck, representing Palisco Association.

The collaboration will focus on upgrading the Cooperative Management Diploma Program offered by ICP, with Palisco Association providing funding to support the improvement and delivery of the program. By enhancing the curriculum and resources, the goal is to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in cooperative management and contribute to the socio-economic development of Palestine.

This partnership marks an essential step towards nurturing future leaders who will be crucial in promoting sustainable economic practices and social progress. Brother Peter Bray and Dr. Heiner Nicolussi-Leck are excited about the potential impact of this collaboration on the cooperative sector in Palestine.

This collaboration will not only enhance the educational experience for students but also contribute to the overall development of the cooperative sector in Palestine. The signing of this MOU is a significant event, and we are confident that it will generate significant media coverage to spread the word about the importance of cooperative education.