Meetings & Workshops

 
30
Aug
2017

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

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA Office.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA
Participants: Comenius Leergangen Group: Sander De Haas, Public Prosecutor; Jan Van Hoek, CEO of an Organization for mentally handicapped People Willem Weck, Moderator Com; Pieter-Matthijs Gijsbers, Director, Comenius Leergangen; Ted Van't Hek, CEO of A Construction Company Specialized in Deep Foundations; Arjan Deotehom; Henk Buitenhuis; Director; Jan Van Loon, Member of the Supervising Board; Esther de Rooij, Deputy President; Bertine Lahuis, CEO; Franca Vossen, CEO.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
2
Aug
2017

The Current Palestinian Political Scene

  • Organizer: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jerusalem.
  • Location: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jerusalem.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
30
Apr
2017

The Question of Jerusalem: 50 Years of Occupation Must End!

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Izzat Abdul Hadi, Palestinian Ambassador to Australia; Mark Coulton, Member, Australian Parliament; Robyn Coulton, Farmer; Ross Hart, Member, Australian Parliament; Ken O’Dowd, Member, Australian Parliament; Maria Vamvakinou, Member, Australian Parliament; Penni Pappus, Assistant to MP Maria Vamvakinou; Lisa Singh, Senator; Stella Michael, Student; Jan Ybema, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
30
Mar
2017

The Conflict in the Region and Palestine's Domestic and International Challenges

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: LSE International Relations (Grimshaw) Club Students Group: Tarlach Russell; Leighton Hughes; Abi Steadman; Clara Rupf; Martha van Bakel; Mary Smith; Annie Osborne; Megan Scott; Yasmin Muneer; Seifu Al-Midhadi; Grant Goldberg; Alina Epeykina; Chieh Ho Cheng; Nora Hristova.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
22
Mar
2017

US President Trump and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Andy Dwonch, Mission Director for Palestine, Mercy Corps; Marie Cherchar, Consul & Head of Political Affairs, Consulate General of Belgium, Jerusalem; Mark Brown, Representative, Lutheran World Federation; Julie Norman, Lecturer & Researcher, Queen's University Belfast; Ulrike Hauer, Head of Political Section, Office of the European Union Representative; Karita Laisi, Head of Development Cooperation, Representative Office of Finland, Ramallah; Tom Dallal, Deputy Director, Diakonia; Hans Grundberg, Deputy Head of Mission, Swedish Consulate General, Jerusalem; Dr. Bernard Sabella, PLC Member, Executive Director of Middle East Council of Churches/Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR); Walid Salem, Director of the Center for Democracy and Community Development and Lecturer at Al-Quds University; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, NSU; Dr. Suleiman Ghosheh, Medical Doctor, Jerusalem; Kate Taber, Facilitator for Peacemaking and Mission Partnerships at Presbyterian Church (USA) World Mission; Ashleigh Montgomery, Graduate Student, School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, USA; Khalil Assali, Journalist; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
21
Mar
2017

Key Documents of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Gregory Mahler, Academic Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs & Professor of Politics, Earlham College, USA
Participants: Dr. Bernard Sabella, Sociologist, Executive Director of Middle East Council of Churches/Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR); Manal Hazzan, Lawyer; Walid Salem, Director of the Center for Democracy and Community Development and Lecturer at Al-Quds University; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, NSU; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Mar
2017

The Political Environment and Prospects for the Realization of the Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: The Elders, London, United Kingdom: Andrew Whitley, Senior Advisor; David Nussbaum, Chief Executive; Nathaniel Kelly, Policy Advisor, Paul Kuzmickas, Head of Operations.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
1
Mar
2017

Palestinian Political Agenda 2017

  • Organizer: Representative Office of Finland to the PA, Ramallah.
  • Location: American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem.
Participants: Visiting Delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Finland: Jarno Syrjälä, Director General, Department for Africa and the Middle East; Elina Eloranta, Desk Officer for Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, Unit for the Middle East and North Africa; Marianne Mäkinen, Team Leader, Middle East Peace Process, (MEPP) Team, Unit for the Middle East and North Africa.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
21
Feb
2017

The Current Situation in Palestine and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Katia Schnellecke, Desk Officer for Palestine and Israel, Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Berlin; Dr. Beyhan Senturk, Director, FES, Jerusalem; Omran Shroufi, Program Manager, FES, Jerusalem; Nicola Hofmann, Intern, FES,Jerusalem; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
18
Jan
2017

Reflections on Trump and Palestinian Strategy

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Jerome M. Segal, Senior Research Scholar, University of Maryland, US; Sam Bahour, Managing Partner, Applied Information Management (AIM); Al-Shabaka Policy Advisor
Participants: Pierre Cochard, Consul General, French Consulate, Jerusalem; Minh-Di Tang, Deputy Consul General, French Consulate, Jerusalem; Amb. Francisco Mauro de Holanda, Head, Representative Office of Brazil to the PA, Ramallah; Leandro Vieira Silva, First Secretary; Representative Office of Brazil, Ramallah; S-Tolga Eimer, Counsellor, Turkish Consulate, Jerusalem; Artras Gailinas, Head Representative Office of Lithuania to the PA; Meejoeng Hong, Professor, Seoul, Korea; Sidney Fisher, Counsellor and Head of Political Section, Representative Office of Canada to the PA, Ramallah; Simon Mmutle, First Secretary Representative Office of South Africa to the PA, Ramallah; Nicholas Cooper, Political Officer, Representative Office of Australia to the PA, Ramallah; Marcia Pius, Head, Representative Office of Australia to the PA, Ramallah; Maher Daoudi, Senior Programme Manager, Humanitarian Assistance, Consulate General of Sweden, Jerusalem; Jussi Tanskanen, First Secretary, Representative Office of Finland to the PA, Ramallah; Pedro Sousa e Abreu, Head, Representative Office of Portugal to the PA, Ramallah; Dr. Andrea Nasi, Head, Representative Office of Austria to the PA, Ramallah; Dr. Beyhan Senturk, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Omran Shroufi, Program Manager, FES; Nisreen Al-Aref, Head of Administration & Finance, FES; Christoph Klement, Project Assistant, FES; Nicola Hofmann, Intern, FES; Feryat Sannuroglu, FES; Joost van Puijenbroek, PAX; Pieter Dronkers, PAX; Jannie Kuik, Program Officer, PAX; Adam Rasgon, Journalist, Jerusalem Post; Jamal Al-Aref, UNDP; Dr. Safa Nasser Eddin, Vice-President, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Omar Zaro, Jerusalem Area Director, Al-Quds University; Majdoleen Jibril, Social Media, PCBS; Shakib Husseini; Nabil Izhiman, Legal Professional, Jerusalem; Dana Hanna, Intern, Program Assistant; Saad Halawani, British Council, Jerusalem; Dr. Suleiman Ghosheh, Medical Doctor, Jerusalem; Asad Tahhan; Dr. Nafez Nubani, Medical Doctor, Jerusalem; Dr. Inas Abu Shilbayeh, Consultant; Samer Nusseibeh, Engineer, Jerusalem; Zakariya Odeh, Director, the Civic Coalition for Palestinians' Rights in Jerusalem; Ratebeh Alaedin, Palestine Democratic Union -FIDA; Mohammed Kirresh, Researcher; Shifa jayyousi, UNCo, Jerusalem; Fouad Hallaq, Negotiations Support Unit; Ibrahim Matar, Economist; Christine Rinawi, Reporter, Palestine TV; Sawsan Safadi, PR Manager, PA Ministry of Education; Nabeel Hamoudeh; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA, Hind Husseini, PASSIA; Sarah Backleh, Intern, PASSIA; Tasneem Qasem, Intern, PASSIA
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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16
Jan
2017

The Palestinian Political and Administrative Structure

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA Jerusalem.
Participants: Representative Office of Norway to the PA: Hilde Haraldstad, Representative; Unni Rambøll, Deputy Representative, Tor Erik Gjerde, Minister Counsellor/ Head of Development Co-operation; Thomas Rem Berdal, Counsellor, Political/Development; Emadeddin Abdallah, Senior Advisor; Margrete Laland, Second Secretary, Political Affairs; Hans Langaker, Second Secretary, Political Affairs; Ghassan Shakhshir, Program Advisor
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
28
Nov
2016

Prominent Political Actors in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Dr. Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center, Al-Quds University; Master Students from the Center of Jerusalem Studies, Al-Quds University: Riham Hussein; Rania Rizeq; Husam Kaloti; Hana Kirreh; Iman Karameh; Ghada Aruri; Hussam Ashhab; Alaa Eddin Salhab; Nasab Hussein; Nadia Dajani; Rabeha Junedi; Reem Al-Fitiani
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
11
Jul
2016

The Current Situation in Palestine and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Pasha’s Restaurant, Jerusalem.
Participants: Woong-Chul Pak, Head, Representative Office of the Republic of Korea to the PA, Ramallah; Joong-Kwan Kim, President, Arab Africa Association, Professor, Social Science College, Dongguk University, President, Korea Association of Global Culture Studies, Korea; IL-Gwang Sung, Secretary General, Arab Africa Association, Korea; Gyung-Su Yang, Research Director, Ph. D, Dongguk University, Arab Africa Association, Korea; Roh Suk-Jo, World News Desk Newsroom, The Chosunilbo, Korea.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
9
Jun
2016

Facets of the Israeli-Palestinian protracted conflict: history, religion, resistance and identity

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Shalom Staub (Associate Provost, Professor at Dickinson College), Norma Jean Park (student), Ashley Tang (student), Sally Matlock (student), Lisa Teitelbaum (student), Meagan Dashcund (student), Selena Gould (student), Ikram Rabbani (student) Shisheng Zhon (student) Taylor Lezhen (student), Mira Puetz (intern at PASSIA).
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
30
May
2016

Commemorating Faisal Husseini (1940-2001) - Jerusalem: Approaching 50 Years of Occupation - What’s Next?

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Nabil Shaath, Commissioner-General of Public Relations, Fateh Movement; Ahmad Tibi, Chairman of the Jerusalem Committee in the Joint List; Abed Al-Qader Husseini, Head of Board of Directors, Faisal Husseini Foundation, Jerusalem.
Participants: Fadwa Husseini, Faisal Husseini Foundation; Riyad Husseini; Qasem Abu Harb, Arab Studies Society; Suhail Miari, Al-Quds University; Issa Elayan; Dr. Nasser Qudwa, Chairperson of the Yasser Arafat Foundation, Member of the PLO Central Council; Mohammad Ghosheh; Dr. Nafez Nubani, Medical Doctor, Jerusalem; Lamis Alami, Former Minister of Education & Higher Education; Woong-Chul Pak, Head, Representative Office of Korea, Ramallah; Dr. Mohammad Alami; Issa Kassisieh, Ambassador, Palestinian General Delegation to the Vatican; Hijazi Rishiq; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Dean of Medical School, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Dr. Arafat Hidmi, Chairman of Board of Trustees, Al-Makassed Hospital, Jerusalem; Rabbah Abu Meizar; Toru Kinoshita, Representative Office of Japan to the PA, Ramallah; Hind Khoury, Secretary-General, Kairos Palestine; Fadi Hidmi, Director General, The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Jerusalem; Minh-di Tang, Deputy French CG, Jerusalem; Omar Bitar, Businessman; Jamal Al-Aref, Deputy CD, ANERA, Jerusalem; Bashar Mashni, Founder and Director of Saned, Cluster Manager of Taj; Dr. Samir Khatib, Al-Quds University; Suhail Khoury, General Director, The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music; Yousef Daher, Jerusalem Inter-Church Center (JIC); Raed Saadeh, Jerusalem Tourism Cluster, TAJ; Tawfiq Habasch, The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Ahmad Darawsheh; Anneleen Pirard, Intern, Belgian Consulate General, Jerusalem; Yachar Nafissi-Azar, Deputy Head, Representative Office of Switzerland, Ramallah; Mohammad Abu Khdeir, Journalist, Al-Quds newspaper; Beyhan Senturk, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Omran Shroufi, Program Manager, FES; Lily Feidy, CEO, The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (Miftah); Itedal Al-Ashhab, Deputy Head, Union of the Charitable Societies, Jerusalem, Educational Portfolio; Jussi Tanskanen, Finland Representative Office to the PA, Ramallah; Zuhair Amad; Nora Carmi, Kairos Palestine, Bethlehem; Wolfgang Schmidt, Propst, German-speaking Congregation, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer; Jawad Joudeh; Adel Samara; Tor Erik Gjerde, Head of Development, Representative Office of Norway to the PA, Ramallah; Julie Trottier, Director of Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research; Sameer Jibreel, Director, Jerusalem District Education Office, Ministry of Education & Higher Education; Adnan Husseini, Governor of Jerusalem and Minister of Jerusalem Affairs; Nur Arafeh, Policy Fellow of Al-Shabaka - The Palestinian Policy Network; Luigi Mattirolo, Dep. Consul, Consulate General of Italy in Jerusalem; Husamettin Arslan, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Turkey, Jerusalem; Christine Rinawi, Journalist, Palestine TV; Ishaq Budeiri, Lawyer, Director, Arab Studies Society; Dr. Awad Mansour, Lecturer, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Khalil Assali, Journalist; Majdoleen Jibril, Social Media, PCBS; Dr. Nazmi Jubeh, Professor of History and Archaeology, Birzeit University; Eng. Khaled Kaloti, Businessman, Jerusalem; Dr. Ahmad Soboh, General Manager, Yasser Arafat Foundation; Khalil Tafakji, Arab Studies Society; Abdel Latif Ghaith, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association; Dr. Bernard Sabella, Palestinian Legislative Council Member; Diala Husseini; Haj Abed Abu Diab, Retiree, Jerusalem; Sana' Hasna, Researcher, Jerusalem File, Palestinian Negotiation Support Project, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Shifa Jayousi, Program Officer, UNSCO; Zahira Kamal, General Secretary, Palestine Democratic Union (FIDA); Hiba Husseini, Housewife; Fr. Rafiq Khouri, Latin Patriarchate, Jerusalem; Rev. Patriarch Michel Sabbah, Head, The Islamic-Christian Commission in Support of Jerusalem & Holy Sites, former Head, Latin Patriarchate; Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan, Head, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan & the Holy Land (ELCJHL); Simon Mmutle, First Secretary - Political, South African Representative Office to the State of Palestine, Ramallah; Sliman Mansour, Artist, Jerusalem; Mahmoud Jarallah, Businessman; Tamar Hanna, COM Officer, ICRC; Dalal Irekat; Arnan Bashir, Al-Quds University; Ahed Samara; Raed Mujahed; Fayzeh Zalatimo, Consultant, Red Crescent Society; Nasser Qous, Director, Jerusalem Branch, Palestinian Prisoners’ Club (Nadi Al-Asir); Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA; Núria Masdéu, Volunteer, PASSIA, Maria Garrido, Volunteer, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA