PEX participation aimed to emphasize the important role played by the securities sector in Palestine and the need to raise awareness in this sector among all stakeholders of the society.
PEX activities included receiving more than 300 students in awareness sessions about the securities sector and investment mechanisms. PEX also handed the Ministry of Higher education 1400 copy of a CD titled “a visit to PEX” which include an audio movie about PEX, saving and investment oriented to the 10th grade students, will be distributed to Palestine secondary schools, in accordance with an agreement signed with the Ministry early this year.
PEX also participated with the PCMA in a workshop held in two universities, Palestine Technical University and Palestine Ahliya University, in a paper titled “Rules to invest” among other papers presented in the workshop. In the same context, PEX held a meeting with the technical sponsor of its “stock stimulation contest” to discuss means to enhance the contest in its 10th anniversary; so far 2100 university students had participated in the contest.
It worth mentioning, that the State of Palestine is a full member of IOSCO since 2014 and participated in this campaign along with other 70 member countries. The activities of the campaign lasted for the same week in all member countries and aimed to promote and protect investors at the local and international levels through the efforts of the securities sector supervisory bodies and their partners.