Gaza should be free, open and connected to the world

In his speech to the Cairo Conference on Gaza reconstruction, Tony Blair says 'we need practical steps to put one Palestinian government back in charge of Gaza, and we need a political horizon for statehood'.

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Gaza should be free, open and connected to the world

Working to rebuild the Gaza Strip

To deliver transformative change in Gaza, to prevent a return to the cycle of conflict, and thereby to support the peace process, any long-term economic strategy must address both economic and political issues. Take an in-depth look at our work on economic development, governance, and movement and access.

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Working to rebuild the Gaza Strip

September 2014 report to AHLC

Quartet Representative Tony Blair presented our report for the Ad-Hoc Liaison Committee meeting on 22 September, setting out OQR's work in the last year on economic development, rule of law and movement and access, together with our strategy to support the international recovery efforts in Gaza.

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September 2014 report to AHLC

The Initiative for the Palestinian Economy

Find about more about this ambitious plan, spearheaded by the Office of the Quartet Representative, and its focus on catalysing private sector-led growth in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.

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The Initiative for the Palestinian Economy
A Welcome Message from Mr. Blair

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Full text of Tony Blair’s speech to Cairo Conference on Gaza

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