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2004
Meetings on Governance



                Governance Sup-Topics
Rule of Law
Democracy / Democratization
Decentralization & Local Government
State-Society Relations

 

6 January 2004, Best Eastern Hotel, Ramallah

Topic: Decentralization and the Future of the Next Municipal and Legislative Elections.

 

 

Speaker(s):

        مقدمة الدكتور مهدي عبد الهادي
Introduction by Dr Mahdi Abdul-Hadi

        المتحدث الأول/ جمال الشوبكي، وزير الحكم المحلي
Mr. Jamal Shoubaki, Local Government Minister

        المتحدث الثاني/ المحامي علي سفا ريني
Dr.Ali Safarini, Lawyer

       المتحدث الثالث/ رفيق النتشة، رئيس المجلس التشريعي
Mr. Rafiq An Natsheh, PLC Speaker

Participant(s): Ekhlas Bader, Lawyer; Samih Shahib, Writer; Abdul Karim Nijem, Public Relation, Political & National Guidance; Said Zaid, Palestinian Legislative Council; Tayseer Arouri, Birzeit University; Jamal Shobaki, Minister of Local Government; Ahmed Ghneim, Ministry of Local Government; Dr. Said Zeedani, Director of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens' Rights, Ramallah; Iyad Masrouji, Masrouji Company; Wafa’ Abdul Rahman, MIFTAH; Ayman Yousef, Birzeit University; Lubna Hammad, UNICEF; Taleb Awad, Muwatin; Rafiq Natsheh, Speaker, Palestinian Legislative Council; Dr. Hassan Abu Libdeh, Bureau Chief, Prime Minister Office; Lily Habash, Cabinet Secretariat; Bassam Al-Salhi, Writer; Izzat Abdul Hadi, Director, Bisan Center; Mamdouh Nofal, Writer; Hijazi Natsheh, Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA.

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11 February 2004, PASSIA, Ramallah

Topic:  e-Government: A Shortcut to Decentralization in Palestine.

Speaker(s):  Dr. Mashhour Abu Daka, Director of the Palestinian Information Technology Association (PITA), Ramallah.

Participant(s): Samer Salameh, Director, Information Technology; Fadi Salsa, Operation Manager, IT; Yazan Abdul Rahman, Manager, IT; Imad Abu Hijlah, Paltel; Hani Boullata, IT; Hazem Kawasmi, Project Manager, GTZ; Arij Abdeen, GTZ; Feras Nasr, Central Election Commission; Taleb El-Haj, Ministry of Education; Faisal Awartani, Birzeit University; Azmi Shu’aibi, PLC; Hani Al-Hroub, Ministry of Local Government; Muna Jasser, Care; Hijazi Natsheh, PASSIA; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA.

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18 February 2004, PASSIA, Ramallah

Topic:  Decentralization and Corruption

Speaker(s):  Dr. 'Azmi Shou’aibi, PLC Member, Ramallah

Participant(s): Ala’a Lahlouh, Researcher, PSR; Dr. Taleb Awad, Muwatin; Ahmed Juma’a, Researcher, UNSCO; Ahmed Ghneim, Ministry of Local Government; Hani Bullata, IT/IMG; Dr. Ishaq Al-Qutub, Al-Quds University; Hijazi Al-Natsheh, PASSIA; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA.

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25 February 2004, PASSIA, Jerusalem.

Topic: Decentralization: Donors' Perspectives

Speaker(s): Dr. Khalil Nakhleh, General Director, Accreditations and Quality Assurance Commission, Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

Participant(s): Maha Abu Samra, Field Training Officer, UNRWA; Caroline Abu Sada, PhD Student; Benoît Challand, PhD Student; Safa' Abu Assab, Program Manager, Diakonia; Lois Nakhleh, Artist; Valker Bach, Assistant Director, Star Mountain; Michael Neuwrith, Miftah; Raya Al-Abbasi, Project Director, IRFAN Canada; Nick Kardahji, Hijazi An-Natsheh, Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA.

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19 May 2004, PASSIA, Ramallah

Topic: State-Civil Society Relations in Palestine: A Civil Society View

Speaker(s): Izzat Abdul Hadi, Director, Bisan Center for Research and Development, Ramallah

Participant(s): Sam Bahour, Director, Plaza Shopping Center; Salim Tamari, Institute of Jerusalem Studies; Khalil Nakhleh, Ministry of Education and Higher Education; Majdi Daqiqi, Ministry of Woman Affairs; Luay Shabaneh, ACSP-Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS); Nahla Abdo, Ministry of Women Affairs; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Sana' Shannak, PASSIA

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Experts Conferences - Decentralization

08 June 2004, Best Eastern Hotel, Ramallah

Topic: Decentralization and Local Government Reform: Learning from the Lessons of Others

Speaker(s):

  • Jamal Shobaki, Minister of Local Government, Palestine

  • Dr Reinhard Bodemeyer, GTZ, Morocco

  • Mr. Mohammad Zaidan, Former Head of the Follow Up Committee, Arab Mayors and Heads of Local Councils Committee

  • Dr As’ad Ghanem, Head of Ibn Khaldun - Arab Association for Research and Development, Haifa.

Participant(s): Imad Saed, General Director, Ministry of Local Government; Fouz Khalifah, Ministry of Local Government; Isam Aqel, Executive Director, Association of Palestinian Local Authorities (APLA); Lawahez Abdul Hadi, President, General Union of Palestinian Women, Nablus; Da’ad Alami, Palestinian Women Club, Nablus; Fathi Bozeiah, Mayor, Kefel Haris Municipality; Atef Alawneh, Ministry of Finance, Ramallah; Khaled Abu Alia, Director, Civic Forum; Yaser ‘Aleis, Investor; Ahmad Al-Qasem, Writer & Researcher; Jamil Hamami, Al-Quds University; Angele Khasho, Program Assistant, Danish Representative Office; Nazmi Harb, General Director, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics; Rasem Kamal, Lawyer; Jihad Abdul Hadi, Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Raed Abu Ghazaleh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; As’ad Sunokrot, Sunokrot Company, Jerusalem; Ibrahim Julani, Businessman, Jerusalem; Hassan Fayyad, Negotiation Affairs Department, Ramallah; Ismail Talahmeh, Engineer; Khalid Naseef, Civic Forum; Ma’rouf Zahran, Mayor of Qalqilia; Saber Arif, Qalqilia Municipality; Walid Badawi, PLO Refugees Department; Nahed Awwad, Goethe Institute, Ramallah; Abdullah Abu Shaweesh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Khalil Nakhleh, Ministry of Education and Higher Education; Peter Schäfer, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES); Adnan Ghosheh, Advisor, Municipal Development, GTZ; Hazem Qawasmi, GTZ; David Bother, GTZ; Abdul Jawad Saleh, PLC Member, Ramallah; Mustafa Habash, Dar Al-Fatwa and Islamic Research Studies, Ramallah ; Ahmad Amer, Birzeit University; Sameer Shihadeh, General Director, National Institution Office, Ramallah; ‘Ouhoud Qanadeel, Arab Women’s Union Society, Nablus; Ghada Abdul Hadi, Hawwa Center, Nablus; Iyad Masrouji, General Manager, Masrouji Company; Shifa’ Jayousi, Institutional Strengthening Specialist, Ramallah; Mohammed Kamal Jaber, Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Ramallah; Nawal Shaheen, Arab Women’s Union Society, Ramallah; Hamdallah Hawamdeh, Ministry of Culture, Nablus; Faisal Awartani, General Manager of Alpha International for Polling, Research & Informatics, Ramallah; Sa’ed Abdul Hadi, An-Nasher, Ramallah; Taleb Awad, Muwatin, Ramallah; Azzam Abu So’ud, Chamber of Commerce, Jerusalem; Muna Matta, Belgian Technology Cooperation; Majed Souman, The Commission of NGO’s Affairs, PA Commission; Sandy Jasser, The Commission of NGO’s Affairs, PA Commission; Volker Buenning, Advisor, GTZ; Rima Ghandour, USAID, Tel Aviv; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Sana’ Shannak, Nick Kardahji, Fadi Kiblawi, PASSIA.

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17 June 2004, PASSIA, Ramallah

Topic: State-Civil Society Relations – A State Perspective

Speaker(s): Ghassan Al-Khatib, Minister of Labor, Ramallah

Participant(s): Abdullah Abu Shawesh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Sam Bahour, Consultant; Mahmoud Takruri, General Manager, Palestine Mortgage and Housing Corporation; Mahmoud Hammad, Lawyer; Ismail Talahma, Engineer; Walid Badawi, Researcher; Saed Abu Farha, Reporter; Ziad Karablieh, Ministry of Economy; Jihad Abdul Hadi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Sa’ed Abdul Hadi, An-Nasher, Ramallah; Abdul Jawad Saleh, PLC Member, Ramallah; Taleb Awad, Muwatin, Ramallah; Ayman Yousef, Arab-American University, Jenin; Areej Al-Yousef, Delegate of German Industry and Trade, Ramallah; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA

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