Meetings & Workshops

 
15
Dec
2004

Palestinian Elections and the Question of Jerusalem “Open Discussion”

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al Quds University; Hasan Al Qiq, Engineer; Mohammed Nusseibeh, Engineer; Samer Nusseibeh, Engineer; Khalil Assali, VOA; Mohammed Abu Ghazaleh, Service Director, Electric Company, Jerusalem; Ishaq Budeiri, Director, Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem; Rami Alami, Lawyer; Mahira Dajani, Director, Dar Al-Tifl Al-Arabi Society, Jerusalem; Nora Karmi, Sabeel; Walid Salem, Lawyer, Panorama Center; Albert Aghazerian, Al-Madi Translation and Interpreting; Salah Zuheika, Fateh; Dima Hamdan, PARK; Jumana Jaouni, Political Officer, British Consulate; Elise Aghazerian, Hayat Alami, PASSIA
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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14
Dec
2004

Fateh Movement and the Internal and National Elections

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Dr. Ahmad Suboh, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Information; Salwa Abu Khadra, Palestinian Women General Union, Ramallah; Rabiha Diab, Assistant Deputy, Ministry of Youth and Sports; Obaida Kazimi, General Manager, Orient House, Jerusalem; Nidal Omar, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics; Alexis Le Cour Grandmaison, Deputy Consul, French Consulate; Jerusalem; Ross Allen, Political Consul, UK Consulate; Walid Salem, Director, Panorama Center, Jerusalem; Khawla Kurd, Arab Women Union Society; Kefah Abu Odeh, Police; Ramadan Sharqawi, Public Relations, Police; Ghazaleh Arar, GUPT; Elham Najjar, PSI; Mahmoud Najjar, Palestinian Planning Center; Sam Bahour, Consultant; Wafa Amr, Journalist, Reuters; Faisal Awartani, Director, Alpha International; Khalil Nakhleh, Director, Qattan center; Jannie Kuih, Sociologist; Marc Mellinger, US Consulate, Jerusalem; Ibrahim Eid, Consultant; Dr. Sa’adeh Al-Khatib Al-Kaswani, General Director, Ministry of Information; Engineer Adnan Abu Ayyash, Deputy Assistant, Ministry of Local Government.
Speakers: Adnan Samara Deputy of Gen. Sec. of the Revolutionary Council
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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27
Oct
2004

Contemporary Challenges for Palestinian Women

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Participant(s): Ghazaleh Arar, GUPT; Rana Mousa, Ministry of Interior; Hadeel Qazzaz, Henrich Boll Foundation; Eiman Nimer, Al Huda Women Association; Arabya Mohammad, Al Huda Women Association; Nihaya Rabih, Al Huda Women Association; Khadijeh Abu Ali, Researcher; Rima Saba, Planning Consultant; Sana Shannak, PASSIA
Speakers: Dr. Islah Jad, Women Research Institute, BirZeit University, Dr. Maryam Saleh, Faculty of Quran, Al Quds University.
Discussent: Eva Dalak, Researcher, Political Sciences, Sorbonne University
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
7
Oct
2004

City-to-City Cooperation (C2C) as a Strategy for Development: How Palestinian Cities Can Benefit

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Dani Ceuninck, Head, Belgian Consulate; Nadia Hajal, Miftah; Fransisca Schaft, GTZ, Municipal Development Project; Muzna Shihabi, Palestinian Medical Relief; Sam Bahour, ICT, Consultant; Faisal Awartani, Lecturer; Ahmad Harb, BirZeit University; Iyad Masrouji, Economist; Dr.Ibrahim Murad, Physician
Speakers: Dr. Bruce Stanley, Consultant, EU
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
8
Sep
2004

Refugees in Jerusalem: Case Study: Shu’fat

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Hanlie Booysen, Diplomat, South African Representative, Ramallah; Daniel Seidman, Attorney; Walid Salem, Director, Panorama Jerusalem; Judeh Majaj, General Secretary, YMCA, Jerusalem; Mohammed Abu Ghazaleh, Jerusalem Electric Company; Hasan Al - Qiq, Engineer; Dr. Arafat Hidmi, Physician, Chairman, Makassed Society; Fadia Daibes, Water Consultant; Jumana Jaouni, Political and Press Officer, British Consulate, Jerusalem; Adel Muheissen, Public Committee, Shu’fat Camp; Emmanuelle de Foy, Belgian Consulate; Ross Allen, British Consulate; Peter Schafer, FES; Rami Goldstein, Attorney, Law; Renata Capello, Coordinator.
Speakers: Rana Abu Ghazaleh, Programme Manager, International Peace & Cooperation Centre (IPCC), Jerusalem. Khader Al-Dibs, General Secretary of the Popular Committee in Shu’fat Camp;
Discussants:
Dr. Rami Nasrallah, Director General, International Peace & Cooperation Centre (IPCC), Jerusalem;
Dr. Sari Hanafi, Director, Shaml – Palestinian Diaspora and Refugee Center, Ramallah.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
24
Aug
2004

On Jerusalem Issues: Open Discussion

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Dr. Rafiq Husseini, Welfare Association; Sheikh Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Al-Quds University; Dr. Nazmi Al-J'ubeh, RIWAQ, Center For Architectural Conservation, Ramallah; Adnan Al-Husseini, Director, Islamic Waqf ; Terry Bullata, New Generation School
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman, PASSIA
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
9
Aug
2004

Reforming the Palestinian Security Sector – Problems & Prospects

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Arij Abdeen, Economic Policy Advice Project, GTZ; Franziska Schaft, GTZ; Jose F. da Fonseca, Portugal Representative Office; Abdul Jawad Saleh, PLC Member; Orayb Najjar, Associate Professor, NIV; Ruba Abu Roqtti, Program Manager, Austrian Representative Office; Daoud Barakat, Shamel; Khalil Nakhleh, Qattan Center; Sam Bahour, Consultant; Mahmoud Takruri, General Manager, Palestine Mortgage and Housing Corporation; Mamdouh Nofal, Writer; Lily Habash, Advisor; Daniel Gonzalez, Computer Programmer; Rami Mehdawi, Panorama; Nadia Hajal, Miftah; Ines Mazarrasa, UNDP; Rohini Kohli, UNDP; Sonia Gongalez, Economist, Radwan Abu Ayyash, PBC Chairman; Lea Valaulta, Peace Building, Advisor, Representative Office of Switzerland, Ramallah; Manuel Schubert, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, Ramallah; Henrich Schulz, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation , Ramallah, Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA.
Speakers: Georg Roland Friedrich, Middle East Politics (MSc), School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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31
Jul
2004

Israel’s Unilateral Withdrawal and its Economic Impacts

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Ziad Karablieh, Economist, Ministry of Economy; Jihad Abdul Hadi, Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Raed Abu Ghazaleh, Minister’s Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Walid Badawi, Refugees Department; Khalil Nakhleh, Qattan Center; Hassan Fayyad, Head of Research and Translation Department, NSU; Sam Bahour, ICT Consultant; Adnan Ghosheh, Project Advisor, Municipal Development, GTZ; Mouwya Al Qawasmi, IRD, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Pol U Gradaigh, Solidarity Activist.
Speakers: Hazem Kawasmi, Consultant – Ministry of National Economy, Ramallah
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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19
Jun
2004

Civil Society in Palestine, where to?

  • Organizer: None |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Anthony Richter, Associate Director, Open Society Institute, New York; Timothy Rothermel, Director, UNDP, Jerusalem; Munir Qleibo, UNDP, Jerusalem.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Jun
2004

Negotiating Political Transitition - Experiences from Africa

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: Amneh Badran, Director, Jerusalem Center for Women; Hanna Hasan; Benjamin Pogrund, Director, Yakar’s Center for Social Concern; Abed Abu Diab, Member of Labor Union; Hanlie Booysen, Deputy, South African Representative Office; Maher Daoudi, Program Manager, Swedish Consulate General; Khuloud Dajani, Executive Vice President, Dean of Public Health, Al-Quds University; Tom Neu, Economist; Ian Lustick, Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Fadia Daibes, Water Law and Policy Consultant; Lilian Peters, Consultant; Elizabeth Jadon, Student; Abdul Aziz Bukhari, Sheikh; Muhammed Desai; Ishaq Budeiri, Director, Arab Studies Center; Anne M?ve, Councilor, Political Affairs, Swedish Consulate General; Khader Shihabi, Islamic Waqf; Michèle Auga, Director, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES); Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Sana’ Shannak, Mahmoud Abu Rmeileh, Nick Kardahji, Fadi Kiblawi, PASSIA.
Speakers: Mr. Vasu Gounden and Mr. Senzo Ngubaners (The African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
24
May
2004

Alternative Voices in Late Ottoman Palestine - Jews and Arabs on the Evolving National Conflict

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Subhi El-Aref, Medical Student; Jamal El-Aref, ANERA; Albert Aghazerian, Lecturer and Consultant, Jerusalem; Khalil Tufakji, Orient House; Dimitri Diliani, Al-Quds University; Walid Assali, Lawyer; Maha Abu Samra, Job Creation Manager, UNRWA; Dan Jacobson, Organizational and Political Psychologist; Terry Bullata, New Generation School; Tally Gur, Activist; Sami Sockol, Journalist; Khalil Assali, Voice of America (VOA); Lily Feidy, Deputy Secretary General, MIFTAH; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Nick Kardahji, Fadi Kiblawi, PASSIA
Speakers: Abigail Jacobson, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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15
Apr
2004

The Question of Jerusalem in the Geneva Accord

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: 1 Kathrina Friederich, Student; Saman Khoury, Media Advisor; Emmanuelle de Froy, Belgium Consulate; Mohammed Jadallah, Physician; Rami Nasrallah, Head, International Peace and Cooperation Center; Samir Abdullah, Mas; Costa Dabit, Accountant; Fadia Abdul Latif, Urban Planner; Jumana Jauni, Political Officer, British Consulate; Alban Biaussat, European Commission; Fatima Abdo, Student; Rateb Rabi, Student; Azzam Abu Soud, Director, Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce; Shami Munzer, Engineer; Bandaly Il-Issa, Researcher; Sari Hanafi, Director, Shaml; Abed Abu Diab, Member of Labor Union; Judeh Majaj, General Secretary, YMCA; Khalil Toufakji, Map and Survey Department, Arab Studies Society; Karim Zamamiri, Social Works; Holger Tillmann, German Representative Office; Basma Khatib, German Representative Office; Andrew Whittaker; British Consulate General; Nisreen El-Aref, Administrator, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES); Ibrahim Daibes, Journalist; Emad Awad; José Maria Ferré de la Pena, Consul General, Spain Consulate; Marietta Hadzipetrou, Medicins du Monde, Greece; Elisabeth Peterson, Project Coordinator, FES; Amer Hidmi, Project Coordinator, IPCC; Jamal El-Aref, ANERA; Peter Schäfer, FES; Michèle Auga, FES; Albert Aghazerian, Lecturer and Consultant, Jerusalem; Pierre Bessuges, UN OCHA; Layal Abdeen, Student, Rainer Schmidt, Journalist; Niall Holohan, Irish Representative; Sophie Shiber, ; Terry Bullata, New Generation School; René Troccaz, Deputy Consul General, France, Jerusalem; Sophie Roupern Baille, Delegate, ICRC; Tariq Kayal, ARD German TV Crew; Rima Saba, Consultant in Planning; Richard Colvin, Canadian Representative Office; Nils Ragnar Kamsvaag, Head, Norwegian Representative Office; PASSIA Team.
Speakers: Nazmi Ju'beh & Menachem Klein , Geneva Accord Negotiators.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
26
Feb
2004

The Question of Palestinian Citizenship in the Light of the Current Development in the Region

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Lubna Hammad, Lawyer; Gabi Baramki, Consultant; Taleb Awad, Muwatin; Khalil Nakhleh, Ministry of Education and Higher Education; Baha' Bakri, Electoral Affairs, PR Department, Central Election Committee.
Speakers: Ali Safarini, Lawyer; Mahmoud Hammad, Lawyer
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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10
Feb
2004

The Geneva Accords – Just Another Peace Plan?

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Fatima Abdo, Student; Ibrahim Sha’aban, Lecturer; Mohammed Nuseibeh, Addar Hotel; Hanlie Booysen, South African Representative Office, Ramallah; Khalil Assali, Voice of America; Elisabeth Petersen, Project Coordinator, FES; Sarah Albrecut, FES Intern; Peter Schäfer, FES; Jamal Al-‘Aref, Deputy, Middle East Representative, ANERA; Hatem Abdul Qader, PLC Member; Elias Zananiri, RFI; Ishaq Budeiri, Arab Studies Society; Andrew Whittaker, British Consulate General, Jerusalem; Maha Abu Samra, Field Training Officer, UNRWA; Rafiq Husseini, Welfare Association; Saman Khoury, Media Advisor; Christian Sterzing, Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation; Sari Hanafi, Shaml; Catherine Nichols, Sabeel; Nick Kardahji, PASSIA, Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA
Speakers: Dr. Nazmi Al-J'ubeh, RIWAQ, Center For Architectural Conservation, Ramallah
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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6
Jan
2004

Personal and Community Transformation in the Aftermath of Violence: From Boston to the Balkans

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Maha Abu Samra, Field Training Officer, UNRWA; Pamella Mills, Program Development Officer, US Consulate; Jamal Al-Aref, Deputy Middle East Representative, ANERA; Michele Auga, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Jerusalem; Raymond Connelly, Retired; Khalil Assali, Voice of America (Radio Sawa); Dr. Arafat Hidmi, Makassed Society, Jerusalem; Elias Zananiri, Journalist, RF1, Jerusalem; Subhi Al-Aref, Medical Student; Suzan Nammari, Program Specialist, American Consulate, Jerusalem; Nick Kardahji, Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: John Woodall, MD, Director of the Resilient Responses to Social Crisis Interfaculty Working Group at Harvard University’s Mind Brain Behavior Initiative
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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