CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS 1998

 

Topic: Europe, the Middle East and North Africa
Date: 15-17 March 1998
Place: Kronberg, Germany
Organized by: the Bertelsmann Stiftung
Attended by: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA

Topic:
The State, the Private and the Civil Society at the Time
           of Globalization
Date: 16-18 April 1998
Place: Tunis
Organized by:  the Association des Etudes Internationales
Attended by: Ms. Sawsan Baghdadi, Program Assistant, PASSIA

Topic:
EuroMeSCo Working Group Meeting

Date: 22-24 April 1998
Place: Sintra, Portugal
Organized by: EuroMeSCo
Attended by: Ms. Sawsan Baghdadi, Program Assistant, PASSIA.

Topic:
Assistance to the Palestinian People

Date: 27-28 April 1998
Place: Cairo
Organized by:  the United Nations
Attended by: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi; He presented a paper
on the relationship between the PNA, Palestinian civil society
and the donor countries.
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Topic:
The EuroMeSCo Annual Conference and General Assembly

Date: 15-17 May 1998
Place: Royal Institute at the Royal Institute of International Afairs-London
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, presented a research paper on Palestinian civil
society institutions and their role in the state-building process.

Topic:
Annual Coordination Meet-ing of the Arab Social Science
           Network (ASSR)

Date: 31 May – 5 June 1998
Place: Amman
PASSIA, a founding member of ASSR, was represented by
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, who participated in workshops on Parliamentary
Elections in the Arab World
, organized by the Al-Urdun Al-Jadid Research
Center, Amman; and Corruption in the Third World, organized by the Ibn
Khaldoun Center, Cairo. Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi participated in all of these
activities.

Topic: The Royal College of Defense Studies-Middle East Phase 1998
Date: 2 July 1998
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, presented a paper on the
Palestinian Views on the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

Topic: Peace and Stability in the Middle East: The Realities
Date: 27-31 July 1998
Place: Wilton Park
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, presented a paper on
"Does the Peace Process Matter and If So, Why?"

Topic: Freedom of Religion or Belief
Date: 12-15 August 1998
Place: Oslo, Norway
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, gave a brief statement as an
introduction to the Religious Dimenion in Today's Middle East during
the Roundtable on "Israel-Palestine: Jews, Christians and Muslims".