Meetings & Workshops

 
31
Oct
2001

US Foreign Policy and the Middle East

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Andreas Reinicke, Head of the German Representative Office, Ramallah; Zahira Kamal, MOPIC, Ramallah; O. Roussel, Consul, French Consulate General, Jerusalem; Rafiq Husseini, Director of Operations, Welfare Association; Ahmet Tuta, Deputy Consul, Turkish Consulate General, Jerusalem; Manuel Hassassian, Professor, Bethlehem University; Naim Ateek, Director, Sabeel, Jerusalem; Dimitri Diliani, Al-Quds University; Jeffrey Feltman, Deputy Principal Officer, US Consulate, Jerusalem; Mohammed Nusseibeh, Engineer; Jan Handeman, Consultant; Tae-Sik Lee, Ambassador, Korean Embassy, Tel Aviv; Pietro Sambi, Vatican Ambassador, Jerusalem; Adnan Husseini, Director of Islamic Waqf, Jerusalem; Hani Abu Dayyeh, Businessman, Jerusalem; Isolde Moylan, Head of the Irish Representative Office, Ramallah; Mohammed Shtayyeh, PECDAR; Sari Nusseibeh, President, Al-Quds University; Karen Koning Abu Zayad, Deputy Commissioner, UNRWA, Gaza; Patricia Kabra, US Consulate, Jerusalem; Suzan Nammari, US Consulate, Jerusalem; Sylvie Fouet, European Commission, Jerusalem; Felix Eikenberg, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Jerusalem; Matthes Buhbe, Director, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Jerusalem; Larry Garber, USAID, Tel Aviv; Martha Myers, USAID, Tel Aviv; Diana Buttu, Legal Advisor, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Amjad Atallah, Legal Advisor, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Riah Abu El-Assal, Anglican Bishop, Jerusalem; Rami Shehadeh, Legal Advisor, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah.
Speakers: Senator Wyche Fowler, Jr., Chairman of the Board, The Middle East Institute, Washington D.C.
Ambassador Edward S. Walker, Jr., President, The Middle East Institute, Washington D.C.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
22
Jun
2001

Settlements

  • Organizer: None |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Phil Wilcox, President, Foundation for Middle East Peace, Washington
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
5
Jun
2001

The Anniversary of the June 1967 Occupation : The National Movement Where to?

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Gabi Baramki, Ministry of Higher Education; Zahi Khoury, TeleCommunications Co.; Nabil Kassis, Bethlehem 2000 Project; Su'ad Ameri, Riwaq; Azmi Shu'aibi, PLC member; Mamduh Nofal, Writer; Sam'an Khoury, Palestine Media Center; Jamil Hammami, Al-Quds University; Nabil Ali Sha'ath, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation; Mir'ei Abdel Rahman, PLO Arab and International Department; Mustafa Abu Sway, Islamic Research Center, Al-Quds University; Hassan Yousef, Az-Zakat Department.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
24
May
2001

Jordanian-Israeli 'Normalization' - Dead or Alive?

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Matthes Buhbe, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung; H.I. Reitz, Federal Court of Audit, Germany; Dimitri Diliani, Al-Quds University; Gabi Baramki, Ministry of Higher Education; Baerbel Stark, Ministry of Higher Education; Aurelie Duhamel, French Consulate; Hasan Al-Qiq, Engineer; Mohammed Nusseibeh, Engineer; Judith Margles, Curator; Diana Abu Jebura, ATTA; Wilfred Bossier, Journalist; Isolde Moylan, Representative Office of Ireland; Arafat Hidmi, Maqassed Hospital; Ibrahim Bisharat, USAID; Ahmed Tuta, Turkish Consulate; Khalil Assali, Voice of America.
Speakers: Dr. Russell E. Lucas, Lecturer, Department of Government, Georgetown University; currently visiting researcher, Truman Institute, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
17
May
2001

The Rise of Israel's Right and the Failure of the Peace Movement

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Hanlie Booysen, South African Representative Office; Hüseyin A. Bicakli, Turkish Consul General; Denis Pietton, French Consul General; Isolde Moysen, Representative Office of Ireland; Ben Scott, Australian Embassy; Muriel Asseburg, Friedrich Ebert Foundation; Wolfgang Lapuh, Austrian Representative Office; Horst Freitag, German Representative Office; Steve Pinhorn, Australian Representative Office; Nidal Rafa', Journalist; Jacklin Tabar, Lawyer; Matthes Buhbe, Friedrich Ebert Foundation; Manuel Salazar, Spanish Consul General; Elizabeth Sallies, US Consulate General; Jacob Toukhy, USAID; Rami Khoury, Student; Wadie' Abu Nassar, Political Columnist; Catharina Kipp, Swedish Consul General; Edith Houston, USAID; 'Issa Kass, Procurement Manager; Ibrahim Bisharat, USAID; Adin Talbar, Danish Consul General; Samia Khoury, Rawdat Az-Zuhour School; Fr. Raed Abu Sahlia, Latin Patriarchate; Fawzi Naji, Geologist; Nizar Farsakh, ARIJ Institute.
Speakers: Uri Avnery, Journalist, Writer, Peace Activist, Founding Member of Gush Shalom
Discussant: Nadim Rouhana, Director, Arab Center for Applied Social Research, Haifa.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
26
Apr
2001

The Visit of the Green Party Delegation (Working Dinner)

  • Organizer: Representative Office of Germany and Heinrich-Boell Foundation |
  • Location: Askadinya Restaurant, Jerusalem
Participants: Kerstin Müller, Head of the Greens/Alliance 90 Parliamentary Group; Christian Sterzing, Political Speaker for European Affairs of the Greens; Joern Boehme, Coordinator Working Committee IV; Michael Ohnmacht, Head of Cultural and Protocol Department, Representative Office of Germany; Aref Hijjawi, Deputy Director, Media Institute, Birzeit University;
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
25
Apr
2001

South Africa's Liberation-Reflections on the Anti-Apartheid Struggle and the International Community (A Roundtable Discussion on the Occasion of South Africa's Seventh Freedom Day)

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Dimitri Diliani; Iyad Al-Qadi; Eija Rotinen; Thomas Getman; Lucy Nusseibeh; Steve Pinhorn, Nizar Farsakh; Ibrahim Matar; Halim Abu Shamsiyeh; Amneh Badran; Nidal Rafa'; Nafe' Hasan; Ibrahim Kandalaft; Arafat Hidmi; Ghanem Nusseibeh; Samer Nusseibeh; Isolde Moylan; Hanlie Booysen; Kirsten Maas; Sashe Evans; Hasan Al-Qiq; Hazem Kawasmi; Marwan Tarazi; Albert Aghazarian; Laila Carmi; Tobeka Mtjeku; Vive Khathede; Leon Achtubergh.
Speakers: Susan Heher, Chargé d'Affaires, South African Representative Office, Ramallah
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
17
Apr
2001

The Palestinian NGO Project

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Faisal Awartani, Mohammed Almbaid, Ghada Zughayar, Yolla Haddadin, Marwan Smadi, Abdel Rahim Alasad, Iyad Qadi, Sophi Claudet, Issam Aruri, Abdel Rahman Tamim, Joaochim Paul, Muriel Asseburg, Mohammed Shadid, Heather Britt, Jamal El-Aref, Martha Myers, Mire Rizeq, Lance Lindabury, Hestr Timmers, Julia Storm, Hadeel Qazzaz, Kirsten Maas
Speakers: Denis Sullivan, Consultant, Project Management Organization, Welfare Association Consortium, Jerusalem.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
31
Mar
2001

Amr Mousa and the Future of the Arab League

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Haj Abed Abu Diab; Hisham 'Omari, Electricity Company; Nabih Aweidah; Faisal Abu Kishek, Orient House; Ishaq Al-Qutub, Dean of Arts, Al-Quds University; Khamis Ghosheh; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA.
Speakers: Ishaq Budeiri, General Director, Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Mar
2001

The Arab Summit March 27th, 2001 and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Hanan Ashrawi, General Director, Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH), Palestinian Legislative Council member; Faisal Husseini, Orient House; Sheikh Jamil Hammami, Al-Quds University; Ghassan Al-Khatib, Director, Jerusalem Media & Communication Center( JMCC.); and Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
3
Mar
2001

Sharon Government and the Palestinians

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: German Participant(s): Parliamentary Delegation of Bremische Bürgerschaft (Bremen State Parliament):.
Bernd Ravens, Vice-President, CDU; Hermann Kuhn, Vice-President, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen; Ursula Arnold-Cramer, member of the Parliamentary Assembly, Secretary, SPD; Marlis Marken, member of the Parliamentary Assembly, Secretary, SPD; Christian Weber, President, SPD; Wilfried T?pfer, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of the SPD; Helmut Pflugradt, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of the CDU; Helga Tropel, Deputy Chairwoman of the Parliamentary Group of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen; Krause Walter, Personal Assistant of the President, Head of Protocol, Foreign Affairs; Rainer Oellerich, Secretary-General of Bremische Bürgerschaft; Ronald-Mike Neumeyer, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Federal and European Affairs, International Contacts and Development Co-operation, CDU; Ureib Amad; Muriel Asseburg, Freidrich Ebert Foundation.
Speakers: Diana Safieh, PASSIA; Albert Aghazarian, Birzeit University, Arafat Hidmi, Physician, Maqassed Hospital.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
6
Feb
2001

Palestinian Intangible Heritage: Researching Palestinian Folktales

  • Organizer: None |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Dr. Kimary Shaheen, Department for English, Birzeit University
Participants:Abdul Jawad Saleh; Abdellatif Barghouthi; Sharif Kanaana, Ilham Abu Ghazaleh, Gabi Baramki, Steve Pinhorn, Abdul Fattah Jabr, Mahmoud Abu Hashhash, and Aurelie Gremaud
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
5
Feb
2001

The Issue of Collaborators in Palestine

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem; Reverend Dr. Na'im Ateeq, Director, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem; Hassan Al-Qiq, Director, Industrial Secondary School, Ar-Ram; Salah Zuhaika, Head, Fateh Office, Jerusalem; Deniz Altayli, Nick Denes, PASSIA.
Speakers: Dr. Andrew Rigby, Director, Center for the Study of Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Coventry University, Coventry, UK; Dan Williams, Correspondent, Washington Post, Jerusalem Office; Dr. Said Zeedani, General Director of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens’ Rights (PICCR), Jerusalem ; Dr. Saleh Abdul Jawad, Associate Professor, Head of the History & Political Science Department, Birzeit University
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
25
Jan
2001

The Future of the Peace Process

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Speakers: Dr. Azmi Bishara, Member of the Knesset, on "The Israeli Elections and the Peace Process", Dr. As'ad Abdel Rahman, Member of the PLO Executive Committee, on "The Peace Process and the Declaration of the Palestinian State.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
7
Jan
2001

American-Palestinian Relations and the New Administration of President Elect George W. Bush

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Ahmed Sharif Lutfi, Rami Shehadeh, Diana Buttu, Amjad Atallah, Khalil Assali, Salah Zuhaika, Jamil Hamami, Dr. Ibrahim Abu Lughod, Omar Dajani, Amr Shalakany, Ibrahim Sha'ban and Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi.
Speakers: Dr. Fu’ad Mughrabi, Director of Al-Qattan Center for Educational Research and Development, Ramallah.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA