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Association of Environmental Justice in Israel (AEJI)

Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Joined June 2018

AEJI focuses on interface of society, environment and the decision making to produce policy recommendations, strengthening democracy, and Advance civic participation of minorities and periphery

Presence in: Israel
Focus: Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Women's Rights

AEJI focuses on interconnectedness of society, environment and the decision making to produce policy recommendations, while strengthening of democracy, equality and environmental justice values.  Advance civic participation especially of minorities and periphery.

The Association is active in four main fields:

  1. A. Initiating of researches and working papers on environmental justice core issues, including climate policy, resilient communities, methodology of inequality indexes.
  2. Data collection, initiation of research and working papers that attempt to elucidate the core issues of society, environment and the decision-making framework and develop acceptable solutions.
  3. Development of policy tools that promote a policy based on the values of democracy, equality and environmental justice.
  4. Increasing civic participation in matters of environmental justice and decision-making processes regarding environment and society, as well as empowering civil society especially among vulnerable groups such as minorities and residents of the periphery.

 

 

People Associated With This Organization

Carmit Lubanov

Israel  
Association of Environmental Justice in...
Joined June 2018
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Peace-building, Women's Rights
The executive director of the Association of Environmental Justice in Israel (AEJI) since its establishment on 2009, as a policy research and resources center (NGO). The center is aimed to produce policy recommendations while promoting the strengthening of democracy, equality and environmental justice values. It also aims to advance active deliberated civic participation especially of minorities. Before that, Carmit Initiated and edited the annual reports of “Environmental (in-)Justice in Israel” (2005-9), covers wide range of environmental (in-) justice field campaigns and case studies in Israel; Associate Researcher at Jerusalem Institute for policy studies, focusing on development of Socio-Environment Indicators for Sustainable Development (2003-6).
Carmit Lubanov is the network champion (main point of contact) for Association of Environmental Justice in Israel (AEJI).

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