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The Eastern Mediterranean International School and Foundation

National Network: 
Israel
Address: 
Hakfar Hayarok , Ramat Hasharon
47800 Ramat Hasharon
Israël
Telephone: 
0526130127
Fax: 
036730226
Organisation Type: 
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment: 
2014
General Information: 

The Eastern Mediterranean International School Foundation establoshed The Eastern Mediterranean International School, EMIS.

EMIS is the first international boarding school in Israel. We opened our doors in September 2014.

Our goal is to foster intercultural understanding and promote personal and social leadership.

The student body consists of 20% Israelis 20% students from the Middle East region and 60% fro the rest of the world.

The academic  program is the International Baccalaureate is taught by 18 experienced cadre of international and local staff.

EMIS runs the: Educators dialogue Circle project  that includes 9 partnering school from The Palestinian Autority: West Bank and Gaza, E. Jerusalem and Israel , Annual Youth collaboration of Peace and Sustainability Conference, Model United Nations, Green team club and Peace and sustainability programs

Partner with Tel Aviv University.

The first Israeli project that was labelled by The Union for the Mediterranean.

Funders:

Ministry of foreign affairs and Education,Pears Foundation Crown Family Foundation, Fresh Leaf Chaitable Fund, Bearch Foundation and private donors.

 

 

 

Mission and Objectives: 

Our mission is to make education a force for peace and sustainability in the Middle East.

Main Projects / Activities: 

EMIS runs the: Educators dialogue Circle project  that includes 9 partnering school from The Palestinian Autority: West Bank and Gaza, E. Jerusalem and Israel , Annual Youth collaboration of Peace and Sustainability Conference, Model United Nations, Green team club and Peace and sustainability programs

In addition our students volanteer in several NGOs.

Our Model United Nations program team hosts groups from abroad as well as travells to meetings in other countries.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

EMIS is the first International boarding school in Israel that has students from 40 different countries including the Arab world.

We are runing dialgue programs to better understand people and their beliefs with partnering schools in the area; Palestinain Authority, Jordan, E. Jerusalem and Israel, our aim is to expend to other part in the region and elsewhere. We can share and enrich   our activities with other organizations who are members of the  network

 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

EMIS is all about bringing together internationa youth in order to foster trust and mutual understanding.

In order to enhance our mission of making education a force for peace and sustainability in the Middle East we need to be part of the initiative that brings people together from across the Mediterranean to improve mutual respect .

Since The  Anna Lindh Foundation runs the largest Network of  civil society organizations who are involved in the promotion of intercultural dialogue across Europe and the Mediterranean we at EMIS believe that our organization can beneifit greatly from being part of this network to learn and exchange ideas.