EU and Israel – the Case of Complicity

EU research funds have been a very important source of funding for Israeli academics, corporations, and state institutions, among them a number of military companies and those involved in illegal Israeli settlements. Although Israel is not an EU country, since 1995 Israeli applicants have been able to access EU research funds on the same basis as EU member states through the EU- Israel Association Agreement.

For many years European and Palestinian civil society and human rights organisations have been raising concerns over EU taxpayers’ money being channeled to Israeli companies and institutions accused of war crimes and involved in violations of international law and human rights.

Read the full EU_Israel_Complicity declaration by ECCP.

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