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Gaza’s graduates finally get recognition they've demanded

The Palestinian Ministry of Education announced a plan to recognize certificates issued by unaccredited universities established in the wake of the 2007 division in the Gaza Strip, allowing graduates to pursue higher degrees and work in public sector jobs.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian national consensus government announced in a statement March 13 the first step of a plan aimed at solving the problem facing graduates of universities that were established following the 2007 Palestinian division and were not recognized by the ministry in the West Bank. This step consists of approving certificates issued by these unrecognized universities and colleges in the Gaza Strip. Further steps will be taken before the start of the academic year in September, according to the statement.

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