Meetings & Workshops

 
6
Dec
2006

Military Judiciary System

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Hanna Quflu, CPA, CFE; Ahmad Soboh, Deputy Minister Foreign Affairs; Waleed Al Hilou, Lawyer; Ahmad Damanhouri, Lawyer; Ahmad Mobayed, Judge of the Military High Court; Mahmoud Al-Ftaftah, researcher; Hajj Ismael Jaber, Assistant of the PA Military Chairman; Roland Friedrich, Fellow, DCAF; Fawzi Daoud Oddeh, Assistant of the Military Justice; Fadi Tawil, Escort.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
5
Dec
2006

Religious Dialogue in Palestine

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Robin Marsh, UPF; Manuel Gallent, former MP; Enrique Sanchez Moros, Civil Administration, Ministry of Finances; Canon George Ansah, Church of England Parish Priest; Brenda Hodgson, Freigh Forwarding Clerk; Richard Donk, Journalist; Dick Leurdyk, Netherlands Institute of International Relations; Margaret Ali, UPF; H.K. Nearskov, Minister, Author; Genevieve Ray, Teacher.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
4
Dec
2006

Human Right Monitor in the Palestinian Territories- Meeting The Challenge

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Khalil Nakhleh, team leader, Muassassat; Wesam Ewiss, Program Asst., Al-Haq; Tawfiq Herzallah, Hurreyat; Dr. Kamal Zeineh, Director, P.H.C; Roland Friedrich, fellow, DCAF; Lamis Alami, General Director, PICCR; Randa Siniora , HR specialist, Muassassat; Mirvat Hasan, Director for Human Rights Dept.; Ghazaleh Arar, GUPT; Fadwa El-Shair, General Director, Ministry of Interior ; Knut Dethlefsen , Resident Representative, FES ; Mette Visti, consultant ; Dr. Mohamad Atharf , Lawyer ; Majdi Hardan, Musawa.
Speakers: Iain Guest
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
12
Nov
2006

Palestinian Foreign Relations – Strategic Imperatives (Strategy & Security Workshop)

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Knut Dethlefsen, Resident Representative of Fredrich-Ebert Foundation (FES, Jerusalem); Sabri Saidam, Academic; Jorg Ranau, Representative of Germany, Ramallah; Nassir Al Kidwa, Former Foreign Minister; Jamil Rabah, Near East Consulting; Ghassan Khatib, Director of the Jerusalem Media & Communication Center (JMCC); Dr. Mohammed Al Tharf; Katja France, FES; Usama Antar, FES; Roland Friedrich, Fellow DCAF; Rima Tarazi, GUPW; Asem Khalil, Head of research (IOL); Fadwa El Sh’ar, Ministery Of Interior ; Rahmeh Mansour, Bisan Center Community Development; Dr. Fasial Awartani, CEO, Alpha International for Polling, Research and Informatics; Ghazaleh Arar, GUPT; Samir Hulileh, Former General Secretary for the PA Government; Samira Fahham, FES.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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20
Sep
2006

Society-Security Relations

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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16
Sep
2006

Denied Entry: Defacto Deportation Background, Consequences and Options

  • Organizer: The Campaign for the Right of Entry / Re-Entry to the Occupied Palestinian Territory & The Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (PASSIA) |
  • Location: Best Eastern Hotel, Ramallah
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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5
Jul
2006

Fateh Movement and the Palestinian National Agenda

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Dr. Ahmad Soboh, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ramallah; Baker Abu Baker, Political Guidance, Ramallah; Dr. Sabri Saidam, Group Leader, Birzeit Innovation Group Leader (BIG), Center for Continuing Education, Birzeit University, Ramallah; Luay Shabaneh, Director, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), Ramallah; Qaddoura Faris, Head, Palestinian Prisoners Club (Nadi Al-Asir), Rmallah; Mohammad Al-Horani, Member of Fateh Revolutionary Council; Dr. Nasser Al-Qudweh; Dr. Saleem Tamari, Birzeit University; Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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27
May
2006

Palestinian Security Governance

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Dr. Feras Melhem, Lecturer in Law, Birzeit University; Fadwa Shaer, Ministry of Interior, Ramallah; Asem Khalil, Acting Director of Research, Institute of Law, Birzeit University; Ahmed Soboh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Rab’e Hantuli, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mirvat Hasan, Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Muzna Shihabi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Dr. Ali Jirbawi Professor of Political Science, Birzeit University; Dr. Fasial Awartani, Professor of Statistics, Birzeit University/ CEO, Alpha International for Polling, Research and Informatics; Majed Arouri, The Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizen’s Rights; Ghazaleh Arar, Member of GUPT (General Union of Palestinian Teachers); Dr. Khalil Nakleh, Team Leader, Mu’assasat (Civil Societies Institutions); Raji Al-Najami, Brigadier-General, Palestinian Security Forces; Dr. Mohammad Altherf, Lawyer; Roland Friedrich, Advisor, MENA Program, DCAF, Geneva; Jamil Rabah, Near East Consulting, Ramallah; Mohammad Hussein Abdullah, Lawyer; Ammr Khalefa, Massar Company; Dr. Mansur Gharabe, Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees; Kammal Al-Sheikh, Ministry of Interior; Ismail Abu-Jabber, retired Major General, Ramallah; Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem; Sophie Shiber, PASSIA.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
27
Apr
2006

Local and Community Politics -Challenges, Practices, Lessons From Germany and Palestine

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Visiting delegation of Social-Democratic Party members of the German Bundestag (parliament)
Christian Lange, Member of the German Bundestag (MdB), Social Democratic Party (SPD); Kerstin Griese, MdB, SPD; Andreas Weigel, MdB, SPD; Thomas Oppermann, MdB, SPD; Issam Akel, Director of Planning & Democratic Governance, Community Habitat Finance International (CHF); Ali Saifi, General Consulting & Training; Jamal Al-Aref, Deputy Middle East Rep., ANERA; Hussein Al-Araj, Al-Najah National University, Nablus; Khaled Nabris, Independent Consultant; Rose Shomali, WATC General Director; Jamal Al-Shobaki, former Minister, Ministry of Local Government; Muzna Shihabi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ramallah; Frank Samol, GTZ, Ramallah; Marouf Zahran, Ministry of Civil Affairs; Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Samir Abdullah, Director of MAS; Mahmoud Abdullah, Deputy Mayor, Beitunia; Salem Balatieh, City Engineer; Samah Abuoun Hamad, Capacity Building Department, Municipal Development & Lending Fund; Ohood Enaia, Ministry of Local Government; Wesam Ahmad, Legal Advisor, Al-Mustakbal; Ghazaleh Arar, Member, GUPT; Faisal Awartani, Professor, Birzeit University; Nadia Hajal, Independent Trainer-Researcher; Bassam Qatanani, General Manager, PAFA; Inas Abu Shilbayeh, Consultant; Knut Dethlefsen, Resident Representative of Fredrich-Ebert Foundation; Katja Franke, Friedrich-Ebert Foundation; Elisabeth Schumann-Braune, Friedrich-Ebert Foundation; Jennifer Mansey, Fredrich-Ebert Foundation; Kainat Dweik, Director, Palestinian Student Center; Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA; Francesca Gilli, Mahdis Azarmandi, Sophie Shiber, PASSIA.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
18
Apr
2006

The Palestinian Impasse

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Feras Milhem, Lecturer in Law, Birzeit University; Wafe Masoud, Coordinator, Cultural Activities, Franco-German Institute; Mirvat Hasan, Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ghazaleh Arar, Member, General Union of Palestinian Teachers; Mansour Gharabeh, Director, PARC; Luay Shabaneh, Director, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics; Dr. Khalil Nakleh, Team Leader, Mu’assasat (Civil Societies Institutions); Dr.Mustafa Abu Sway, Professor, Al-Quds University; Ohood Anaya, Ministry of Local Government; Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Mohammad Ishtayyeh, Director, PECDAR; Bassam Qatanani, Palestinian Agency for Food and Agriculture; Sam Bahour, Applied Information Management; Wesam Ahmad, Al-Mustakbal; Maha Jaber, Event Management Al-Arabi Multimedia; Dr. Mohammad Altherf, Lawyer; Neda’ Hnaiti, Project Coordinator, Aman-Palestine; Kainat Dweik, Director, Palestinian Student Center; Muzna Shihabi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Washington,DC; Gabi Baramki, Head of Palestinian Council for Peace & Justice; Walter Reich, Professor of Psychiatry, Elliott School of International Affairs; Tova Reich, Writer; Maher Awawdeh Ministry of Culture; Francesca Gilli, Mahdis Azarmandi, Sophie Shiber, PASSIA.
Speakers: Jan de Jong, Geographer, on: The Geographic & Demographic Aspects of Kadima’s “Convergence Plan”, Dr. George Giacaman, Professor at Birzeit University, Director, The Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy, MUWATIN, on:
The Future of Palestinian Politics: How to save Hamas from its “Victory” and Fateh from its “Defeat”
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
12
Apr
2006

Security and Citizens’ Rights - Politics and Practices

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Abbas Zaki, Member of the Fateh Central Committee; Mohammad Nuseibeh, Member, Higher Islamic Council; Edward Hoffman, Team Leader, EC-Prosject; Zakaria Al-Qaq, Vice President, Al-Quds University; Robert Davies, Chief of Party, Security Sector Reform; Knut Dethlefsen, Resident Representative of Fredrich-Ebert Foundation; Fadwa Shaer, Ministry of Interior; Nahed Jaber, WATC General Coordinator; Jibril Rajoub, General Secretary of the Palestinian National Security Council; Raji Al-Najami, Brigadier-General, Palestinian Security Forces; Ghazaleh Arar, Member, GUPT; Asem Khalil, Acting Director of Research, Institute of Law; Elisabeth Petersen, Program Coordinator, Fredrich-Ebert Foundation; Zakaria Serhed, Clerk, Refugee Committee, PLC; Maher Awawdeh, Director, Ministry of Information; Mohammad Al Tharf, Lawyer; Musa Abu-Dheim, Lawyer; Nidal Omar, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics; Majed Arouri, The Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizen’s Rights; Claudia Fenz, Judge, EUCopps; Ziad Abu Ein, Deputy Minister, Prisoners’ Affairs; Roland Friedrich, Advisor, MENA Program, DCAF, Geneva; Ghassan Abdullah, IT Expert EC-EPJ; Hussein Deek, Shams Center; Faisal Awartani, CEO, Alpha International for Polling, Research and Informatics; Ohood Enaia, Ministry of Local Government
Speakers: Dr. Ralf Stegner, Minister of Interior, Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; Haj Ismail Jabr, Former National Security Chief, West Bank, PNC Member; Dr. Azmi Al-Shuai’bi, General Coordinator for Transparency Palestine
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
11
Feb
2006

A Tale of Two Walled Cities: Johannesburg & Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Speakers: Andy Clarno, PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of Michigan, US
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
4
Jan
2006

قضايا الاستيطان في حي الشيخ جراح - القدس

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Ishaq al-Buderi, Arab Studies Society; Alfred Habash; Hani Abdeen; Ibrahim al-Jolani; Mua'z Din-Nashashibi; Darwish Higazi; Meejoeng Hong, Professor, South Korea; Jamal Al-Aref, Deputy middle East Representative, ANERA; Mohamad Jieddah, Nidal Center, Jerusalem; Khaled Abu Arafeh, Engineer; Ibrahim Shaban, Lecturer, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem
Speakers: Adnan Al-Huessini, Engineer, General Director of the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA