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Sapir International Center for Development at Tel Aviv U.

The Tel Aviv University has decided to establish an international center for development to be named after the late Pinhas Sapir, the former Finance Minister and chairman of the Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization Executives who was also a founder of the Tel Aviv University.

Announcing the decision, which was approved by the university senate and executive council, the university president Professor Haim Ben Shachar, said that the center will provide a frame-work for all academic activities of the university, as well as for researchers and scholars in the fields of economic, social and cultural development from all parts of the world.

The activities of the center will include the convening and conducting of international conferences and seminars on development problems, promoting and carrying out research into development problems and publishing scientific papers on the subject.

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