Meetings & Workshops

 
27
Oct
2022

The Current Situation in the West Bank and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Oliver McTernan, Director, Forward Thinking, UK; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
25
Oct
2022

Escalation of Violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: .
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs, Jerusalem: John W. Robbins, Political Officer; Rosaline Antar, Political Specialist; Oliver McTernan, Director, Forward Thinking, UK; PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Adnan Joulani; Ines Amarnath, Intern; Lauren Cusick, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
17
Oct
2022

Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Hans Henrik Fafner, Journalist; Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, Director, Jahalin Solidarity; Students: Victor Nyland; Louise Berg Lund; Signe Bro; Matilde de Bcer; Maya Øbakke; Bjork Aurora; Agnete Ølgaard; Matilda Tindø; Josephine Rasmussen; Rasmus Troldbors; Rasmus Weile; Kristine Gregersen; Magnos Dela; Freja Mehlsen; Iben Marie Yyberg; Emilie Sophie Thorsen; Amanda Widmer; Isabell Søresen; Astrid Raunkjor;Karoline Praestholm; PASSIA: Alexandre Miliani, Intern; Ines Amarnath, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Oct
2022

Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Director of the Islamic Waqf Department, Member, Islamic Waqf Council.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Oct
2022

St. Olaf College-PASSIA 2023 Study Program in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: .
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: St. Olaf College, USA: Dr. Theresa Heath, Associate Director; Dr. Jason J Ripley, Associate Professor of Religion; PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Adnan Joulani; Ines Amarnath, Intern. Dr. Usama Salman, Researcher specializing in Christian Matters.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
11
Oct
2022

South Africa's Experience of Conflict Resolution and Negotiating an End to Apartheid: Sharing Insights for the Palestinian Case

  • Organizer: PASSIA-Forward Thinking.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Mohammed Bhabha, Qualified Attorney and Experienced Negotiator, former Member of the South African Parliament; Roelf Meyer, Lawyer, former Member of the South African Parliament, former State President, and Chief Negotiator for the National Party Government.
Participants: Georgi Milenov, Head, Representative Office of the Republic of Bulgaria; Semra Demirer, Deputy Consul General of Turkey; John W. Robbins, Political Officer, Palestinian Affairs Unit, US Embassy, Jerusalem: Paloma Serra, Deputy Consul General, Spanish Consulate General; Linnea Wesslén, Vice Consul, Consulate General of Sweden; Julio Escobedo, Representative Office of Mexico; Julian Arellano Riviere, Intern, Consulate General of Belgium; Michelle Hansen, Intern, Danish Representative Office; Victor Hansen, Intern, Representative Office of Denmark; Rosalia Bollen, Special Assistant for Political Affairs, UNSCO; Dr. Helga Baumgarten, Professor, Birzeit University; Eveline Muhareb, Project Coordinator, DAAD; Joan & James Alty, Representatives for Jordan, Palestine and Israel Mennonite Central Committee; Leonarda Pfaus, Intern, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES); Virginia Grossi, PhD Student; Constance Mouille, Student; Nina Magenties, Student; Roesch Matheo, Student; Michael Atzwanger, Volunteer; Rafael Mohr, Volunteer; Charlie Hierons,Consultant, Dialogue Advisory Group; Tommaso Toutanesi; Ein Arik Latin Monastery; Mathios Kallouma; Mathieu Totilo; Linda Kateeb; Don Wagner, Friends of Sabeel, North America; Mike Mineter, Iona Community, Scotland; Steve France, Mondoweiss Blog, affiliated with the Episcopal Peace Fellowship Palestine-Israel Network, Washington DC; Lynn Fitzgerald; Karen Anderson; Silvia Giuliano; Roelf Meyer; Alexus Lentz; Dr. Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Al-Quds University, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center; Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University; Khalil Abu Khadija, Researcher, Grassroots Al-Quds; Samer Sharif, Director, Grassroots Al-Quds; Wafa Dajani, Consultant, Women's Study Center; Fadwa Khawaja, Chairwoman, Jerusalem Center for Women (via Zoom); Adv. Nabil Izhiman, Lawyer; Adv. Moazaz El-Hussainy, Lawyer; Dr. Sari Nusseibeh; Jamal Al-Aref, Consultant; Mohammad Hadieh, Executive Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Dana Nuseibeh, Lecturer; Nora Kort; Fatmeh Hammad, Human Rights Defender & Recipient of the Folke Bernadotte Academy Scholarship on Women Peace and Security; Ibrahim Matar, Palestinian Economist and Researcher; Mohammad Siam, MA in International Law; Muneeb Sada; Suhaib Sharabati, Head, Media and Public Relations Department, Jerusalem Governorate; Hussam Mousa, Tour Guide; Haifa Siyam, Translator; Forward Thinking, UK: Oliver McTernan, Director (Via Zoom); Harry Higginson, Projects Officer; Jordan Morgan, UK Programme Director; Nicolaus Limbourg, Middle East Programme Officer (via Zoom); PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, Imad Farrah; Omar Farrah; Alexandre Miliani, Intern; Ines Amarnath, Intern; Hind Husseini.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
10
Oct
2022

Palestine: the Land, the People, Their Rights, and Their Leadership

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group: Carrie van der Kroon, Manager, Defence for Children, Netherlands; Ronald Pasavee, Legal Director; Paul Koopmans, Banker; Michal Rovers, Civil Servant; Jol Schonerld, Immigration Director; Lodenghe de Beukelaer, CEO of a hospital; Anja de Bruin, Head of Business Operations, National Police; Joe Berkman, Entrepreneur International Logistic Company; Teresa Fogelberg, Moderator, Comenius; Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, CEO, Energy Company; Gerard van Ballegooy, Director, Ministry of Justice; Ida Veltman, Manager.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
10
Oct
2022

Dialogue on Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Safa Nassereldin, Secretary-General, Presidency Council, Al-Quds University; Fatmeh Hammad, Human Rights Defender & Recipient of the Folke Bernadotte Academy Scholarship on Women Peace and Security; Ahmad Hasna, Researcher; Rafif Zghayyar, English Teacher.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group: Carrie van der Kroon, Manager, Defence for Children, Netherlands; Ronald Pasavee, Legal Director; Paul Koopmans, Banker; Michal Rovers, Civil Servant; Jol Schonerld, Immigration Director; Lodenghe de Beukelaer, CEO of a hospital; Anja de Bruin, Head of Business Operations, National Police; Joe Berkman, Entrepreneur International Logistic Company; Teresa Fogelberg, Moderator, Comenius; Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, CEO, Energy Company; Gerard van Ballegooy, Director, Ministry of Justice; Ida Veltman, Manager. PASSIA: Adnan Joulani; Alexandre Miliani, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
4
Oct
2022

Courtesy Visit Introducing the New Operation PROTEUS Task Force Commander

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Brigadier-General Patrick Robichaud, USSC Deputy Coordinator, Operation/Comd Task Force Jerusalem, Operation Proteus; Jonathan Seguin, USSC DCOORD Staff Officer, Canadian Forces; Osama Wazwaz, Canadian Embassy; PASSIA Team: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Wala' Abu Ghannam, Project Coordinator; Alexandre Miliani, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
26
Sep
2022

The Status Quo of the Muslim and Christian Holy Places in Jerusalem, Especially Al-Haram Ash-Sharif

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Turkish Consulate General, Jerusalem: Amb. Ahmet Rıza Demirer, Consul; Emre Yilmaz, Vice-Consul: Wala' Abu Ghannam, Project Coordinator, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
22
Sep
2022

FES-PASSIA Cooperation

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Rasmus Brandt, Program Manager, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Jerusalem; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
22
Sep
2022

The Current Situation of the Palestinian Cause and the Role of Christians in Palestine

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Ein Arik Latin Monastery: Ignazio De Francesco, Monk & Researcher; M. Caterine Pew; Alessandro Barchi; Ada Nava; Hilene Vittoni; Carla Copperlloti; Tommaso Toutanesi; Giorgio Jaracchi; Masi Claudio.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
14
Sep
2022

Recent Developments in the Region

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Dr. Gregory Mahler, Academic Dean Emeritus, Research Professor of Politics, Earlham College, USA; PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Alexandre Miliani, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
13
Sep
2022

Religious Profile of East Jerusalem (as Part of East Jerusalem Seminar)

  • Organizer: The Jerusalem Policy Task Force Project, Terrestrial Jerusalem.
  • Location: American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem.
Participants: Alistair Burt, Former Member, UK Parliament; Michele Dunne, Executive Director, Franciscan Action Network (FAN); Daniel C. Kurtzer, Former US Ambassador to Israel & Egypt, S. Daniel Abraham Professor, Middle East Policy Studies, Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affair; Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen, Director, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Program, U.S. Institute of Peace; Ambassador Svein Sevje; Naif Abu Sharkia, Professional Mediator and Consultant in conflicts with National and Religious Dimensions; Dr. Nathalie Tocci, Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali; Celine Touboul, Co-Executive Director, Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF); Ambassador Hesham Youssef; Daniel (Danny) Seidemann, Member, Israeli Bar Association; Dan Rothem, Senior Policy Advisor, Herbert C. Kelman Institute for Interactive Conflict Transformation (HKI); Jess Manville, Research and Policy Associate, Terrestrial Jerusalem; Ofer Zalzberg, Middle East Program Director, Herbert Kelman Institute for Conflict Transformation.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
6
Sep
2022

Palestinian Education in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Nisreen Alayan, Advocate; Abdel Qader Husseini, Director of Faisal Al-Husseini Foundation.
Participants: Giuseppe Fedele, Consul General, Italian Consulate General; Pedro Blanco Pérez, Head, Representative Office of México; Franklin Aquilina, Head, Representative of Malta; Stephane Vrevin, Education Attaché, Consulate General of France, Jerusalem; Marie-Madeleine Santos, Cooperation Attaché, Consulate General of France, Jerusalem; Khomotso Maake, First Secretary (Political), South African Representative Office; Rima Tadros, Senior Program Advisor (Education Portfolio), Norwegian Representative Office; Basma S. Khatib, Press, Human Rights and Cultural Affairs Officer, German Representative Office; Krisztina Toth, Deputy Head, Hungarian Representative Office; Maher Daoudi, Senior Programme Manager, Humanitarian Assistance, Consulate General of Sweden; Christoffer Edberg, Intern,Consulate General of Sweden; Shifa Jayousi, Project Coordinator, UNSCO; Terry Bullata, Senior Program Manager, Swiss Development Cooperation; Hannes Alpen, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Jerusalem; Rasmus Brandt, Program Manager, FES, Jerusalem; Dr. Usama Antar, Senior Program Manager, FES, Gaza; Tami Rafidi, Programs Manager, FES, Jerusalem; Leonarda Pfaus, FES Intern; Joeri Leysen, Intervention Manager, Enabel; Adv. Nabil Izhiman, Lawyer; Jamal Al-Aref, Consultant; Zakaria Odeh, Executive Director, Civic Coalition for Jerusalem; Ziad Hammouri, Director, Jerusalem Center for Social & Economic Rights (JCSER); Prof. Imad Khatib, Executive Vice President for Jerusalem Campus, Al-Quds University; Dr. Safa Nassereldin, Secretary-General, Presidency Council, Al-Quds University; Dr Lina Ishaq Al Qutub, Faculty Member, Al-Quds University; Bilal Abed Rabbo, Al-Iman Schools, Jerusalem; Mahira Dajani, President, Dar Al-Tifel Al-Arabi Organization, Jerusalem; Dr. Mohammad Al-Khatib, General Director, Dar Al-Tifel Al-Arabi Organization, Jerusalem; Iman Taji, School Principal, Dar Al-Tifel Al-Arabi Organization, Jerusalem; Eng. Khaled Al-Khatib, Director, Palestinian Heritage Museum; Rania Useleh, Head of Public Relations, Jerusalem Directorate of Education; Majdoleen Jibril, Social Media, PCBS; Abdalla Hamdan, Community Activist; Ratebeh Aladin Natsheh, Community Activist; Hind Khoury, Secretary-General, Kairos Palestine; Wafa Dajani, Consultant, Women's Study Center; Dr. Amjad Shihab, Al-Maqdisi College; Fadwa Al-Husseini, Executive Director, Faisal Husseini Foundation; Noor Totah; Basem Thabet, Translator & Interpreter; PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Wala' Abu Ghannam, Project Coordinator; Adnan Joulani; Omar Farrah; Alyssa Bivins, Ph.D. Candidate, Volunteer; Alexandre Miliani, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA