Carmit Lubanov

: Jun 17, 2020

About Me

Association of Environmental Justice in Israel (AEJI) is a non-partisan, independent body, set up in The 2009 by senior academics and civic society experts, as a Research and Resources Center that focuses on the inter-connectedness of society, environment and the decision-making framework in Israel in order to produce policy recommendations that are real and acceptable while promoting the strengthening of democracy, equality and open governance values.

 AEJI works with different stakeholders in the governance, academia, and civic society in Israel, and with the international community to advance sustainable solutions in the field of environmental and social justice, and to create an economic basis for civic engagement among disadvantaged population groups, especially of minorities and residents of the periphery.

AEJI also works on regional scale in order to create and strengthen regional collaborations in the Middle-East and the Mediterranean region, based on the understanding that partnerships will facilitate reducing environmental risks and strengthen economic, social and environmental resilience and regional sustainability for the benefit of all peoples in the region.


AEJI activities are conducted in 4 main fields:

A. Initiating of researches on environmental and climate justice and field, including climate inequality, climate security, resilient communities, Socio-environmental economy. Our researches have been targeting development of methodology of Inequality indicators as tool for policy design and budget allocation. In frame of research field, we work to create and collect Data Base that attempts to expand research borders of environmental justice and elucidate workable solutions framework for decision makers.

B. Development of policy tools that promote a Sustainable Strategy based on the values of democracy, equality and environmental justice. Gennder equality is framed by our ;

C. Increasing civic participation on matters of environmental justice and decision-making processes regarding local and regional governance. The emphasis is vulnerable groups, especially Arab minority and residents of the periphery.

D. Working intensely to expanding the borders of the spectrum of activity into regional scale including Africa and East Mediterranean for achieving Sustainability, with emphasize     on climate security, climate migration, environmental multiculturalism, women empowerment and gender equality.

Fields of Expertise:

 Energy Efficiency
 Waste Management
 Gender Equality
 Climate Sciences
 Euro-Mediterranean Relations
 Human Rights

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