Meetings & Workshops

 
7
Dec
2013

1st Dutch-Palestinian Cooperation Forum, PASSIA- Clingendael MOV Signing

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Intercontinental Bethlehem
Participants: Luc Van de Goor, Director, Netherlands Institute of international Relations; Bertus Hendriks, Senior Visiting Fellow, Netherlands Institute of international Relations; Aseel Fatafteh, PASSIA Senior Researcher.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
4
Dec
2013

Evaluating EU Support and Cooperation in Jerusalem since 2008.

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Rami Nasser Eddin, Pal Vision; Khaled Shakhshir, Welfare Association; Fayrouz Sharqawi, Grassroots Al-Quds; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Al Quds University, Faculty of Medicine; Murad Bustami, Human Rights Officer, UN; Hatem Khweis, Al-Arabia Consulting & PR; Nora Lester Murad, Dalia Association; Omar Shaban, Consultant, Palthink; Dr. Mohammed Alami, Manager; Dr. Joe Saba, Team Leader of the Evaluation and Expert in private sector; Nick Krafft: Expert for the Social Sector.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
3
Dec
2013

Education in Jerusalem and the Question of Identity

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Samir Jbreal, Director of the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Education office in Jerusalem; Nadim Jamal, Media; Haya Toutah; Eman El Taji, Director of Dar El-Tifil Al-Arabi; Murad Bastami, Human Rights Officer, United Nation Mission in Darfur; Noor Rajabi,; Nasser Hidmi; Dina Abu Ghaida, Senior Economist , Senior Economist, Education, Human Development Group Middle East & North Africa Region, The World Bank; Hatem Khweis, Union of Parents’ Committees in East Jerusalem Schools.
Speakers: Sawsan Safadi, Director, Public & International Relations, PA Ministry of Education, Jerusalem
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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21
Nov
2013

Palestinians in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: (International group of youth from the UK,Bosnia & Herzegovina, Myanmar and Sri Lanka) Sophie Stewart-Bloch; Elma Adanaus; Mohammad Rehan Asif; Emma Baker; Clare Rich; Khalil Al Battat.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
11
Nov
2013

Meeting with HE Dr. Andreas Reinicke, EU Special Representative

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Rafiq Husseini, CEO Makassed Hospital;Jameel Hamami Lecturer, Al-Quds University;Hani Abdeen, Dean AQU; Fadi Kawasmi, Lawyer; Khaled Khaloti, Engineer; Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman, PASSIA; Andreas Reinicke, EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process; Leena Ritola, Political Adviser to the EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
10
Nov
2013

Palestinian Perspective on Various Components of the Conflict & What Lies Ahead!

  • Organizer: None |
  • Location: American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: Richard Bruneau,Counsellor and Head of Political Section,Representative Office of Canada,Ramallah;Richard Venn, Senior Executive Vice-President, CIBC, and Managing Director and Deputy Chair, CIBC World Markets Inc.; Jill Reitman, Psychologist; Joel Reitman, Founder and President of Jillcy Investments Ltd. Morris & Sarah Perlis; Allan & Hinda Silber; Eileen Silver, Ontario Ministry of Education; Carole Sterling, UJA Federation of Greater, Toronto; Jay Sterling, Gardena Canada; Abe Glowinsky, UJA Federation of Greater, Toronto; Elaine Dubrovsky; Sam Reitman; Stephanie Frangos.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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30
Sep
2013

Palestinian Internal Affairs and Israeli Occupation

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Young Peace Performance: Ida Hella; Serine Talhaub; Einar Blindheim; Erik Zeraensen; Maram Sahlieh; Signe Bekmand Tangen
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
3
Aug
2013

Launching a new Brochure: “ A Guide to Al-Aqsa Mosque”.

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Director, Islamic Waqf Offices; Engineer Mazen Sinokrot, Business man, Sinokrot Group; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Engineer Muhammad Nuseibeh; Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Bashir Al-Muhtaseb, Lawyer; Dr. Muhammad Nasreddin, Financial Director, Islamic Waqf Offices; Adnan Husseini, Minister, Jerusalem Affairs; Dr. Mahdi abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA; Abdel Qader Al-Husseini, Faisal Husseini Foundation; Dr. Arafat Hidmi, Doctor, Al-Makassed Hospital; Khaled Al-Kaloti, Engineer; Dr. Abdel Rahman Abbad, Professor; Sheikh Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Omar Al-Alami; Lamis Al-Alami, Minister of Education Palestine; Muhammad Al-Alami, Jerusalem Cigarette Company; Sheikh Mustafa Abu Zahra, chambers of Commerce; Head of the Auspices of Islamic Cemeteries Committee, Jerusalem; Sinan Abdel Qader, Engineer; Imad Muna, Educational Bookshop; Dr. Basem Abu Asab, Doctor & Director, Al-Hayat Medical Centers; Hatem Khweis, Media; Ayman Sinokrot, Sinokrot Group; Shifa Jayousi, UNSCO; Jamal Abdeen, Al-Bir Society; Khalil Al-Assali, Journalist; Nisreen Al-Aref, FES; Jamal Al-Aref, ANERA; Ziad Al-Hamouri; Ahmad Al-Rweidy, Advisor; Suleiman Ghosheh, Doctor; Adli Nasreddin, Engineer; Dr. Ali Abu Ras, Arab Institute; Wafa Al-Dajani, Engineer; Sheikh Akram Nassar ,Shari’a Courts –Jerusalem; Sheikh Iyad Al-Abbasi, Shari’a Courts –Jerusalem; Nabil Hamoudeh Real State Company; Sheikh Ashraf Salhab, Zakat Centers, Jerusalem; Khaled Zabarqa, Director, Jerusalem Center for Development; Dr. Suleiman Eghbaria; Saleh Ashour; Hani Dweik, Business man,; Sami Al-Jundi; Wael Idriss; Aseel Fatafteh, PASSIA Researcher; Maen Adileh, Teacher; Sana Shannak, PASSIA Adminsitration; Imad Farrah, PASSIA IT Specialist; Hadeel Zumot, PASSIA Team; Antar Hijazi, PASSIA Team; Sam Andrews, PASSIA Intern; Felix Neugebauer, PASSIA Intern; Sawsan Safadi, Head, Public Relations and Directorate of International Relations Education; Mazen Ahram; Maysoun Masluhi, Translator; Rania Muhareb, PASSIA Intern; Bishop Dr. Munib Younan, Evangelical Lutheran Church; Suheil Dawani, Anglican Bishop Jerusalem; Sabri Saidam; Hazem Ghaith, Representative Office of Egypt, Ramallah; Hammam Abu Zaid, Representative Office of Egypt, Ramallah; Dr. Hany Abdel Rahman Khader, Acting Head of the Egyptian Mission, Tel Aviv; Mustafa Al-Gamal, Consulate of Egypt, Tel Aviv; Sheikh Ali Abu Sheikha; Ahmad Al-Tayyibi, Member of Parliament ; Nader Farrah, Al-Hayat Center; Mahmoud Jaddeh; Tugba Arslan, Vice Consul Consulate General of Turkey; Husamettin Arslan, Vice Consul Consulate General of Turkey; Elvan Haciefendioglu, Deputy Consul General of Turkey; Mehmet Erdil, TIPH Hebron; Enwar Arpa; Sedat Yilmaz, Director of Cultural Section Consulate General of Turkey; Ediz TIYANSAN, Journalist; Mehmet Kivanc; Yusuf Kasarci; Murat Gukurcam; Daoud Qutteni, TIKA; Rami Sublaban, TIKA; Mehmet Beyazit Aksoy, TIKA; Kursad Mahmat, TIKA Coordinator, Dr. Serdar Cam, President of TIKA.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA; Sheikh Abdul Azim Salhab, Council of Waqf & Islamic Affairs-Head; Ms. Elvan Haciefendioglu, Deputy Consul General of Turkey; Mr. Sedat Yilmaz, Director of Cultural Section, Consulate General of Turkey Mr. Sedat Yi
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
19
Jun
2013

Jerusalem and the Current Situation in Palestine.

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Group of teachers from World Affairs Council of Houston, USA: Andre Shama, Tour Guide; Marie Moreno, Administrator; Partricia Cooksey, Teacher; Melissa Schmitz, Teacher; Loreli Clark, Teacher; Barbara DiPaolo, Teacher; Dana Browning, Teacher; Rita McMahon, Teacher; Shelby Touchy, Teacher; Ivana Situm, Program Officer; Anita Pillins, Teacher.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
19
Jun
2013

Taksim Square: between Arab Politics and the Turkish Model

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: Ediz Tiyansan, Correspondent; Abla Sinokrot, Administrative Assistant; Koichi Oi, Student; Alexander Rüsche, Project Manager Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Jacob Rieker, Project Manager Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Shatha Abdul Samad, Project Manager Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Sae Imamura, Program Coordinator; Rania Muhareb, Student; Eveline Muhareb, German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD); Kursad Mahmat, Turkish International Corporation & Development Administration (TICA); Sam Andrews, Student; Felix Neugebauer, Student; Prof. Mlungisi W. Makalima, Head, South African Representative Office; Ramallah; Anke Rallee, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Solly Tshivhula, South African Representative Office; Ramallah; Samer Nuseibeh, Engineer; Naser Hidmi; Khalil Assali, Journalist; Raed Mujahed; Jerome Sherman, US Diplomat; Maha Samman, Professor, Al-Quds University; Kholood M. Kandil, Economic Officer, US Consulate; Rima Mustafa, Al Arabiya TV; Nadim Al Jamal, Journalist; Johanna Wagman, Journalist; Phadime Choshane, First Secretary, South African Representative Office, Ramallah; Tore Aydin, Journalist; Taher Al-Nammari, Al-Maqdisi Association, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Mehran Kamrava, Professor at Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of its Center for International and Regional Studies
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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20
May
2013

erusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Basel Ghattas, Engineering; Jamal Zahalqah, Lawyer; Usama Halabi, Lawyer ; Sami Abu Shihadah; Haneen Zu’bi, Lawyer; Sinan Abdel Qader, Engineering ; Jeries Saba; Ala’ Mahajneh
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
May
2013

Religion, Conflict and Dialogue

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office
Participants: Students of Intercultural Relations, Stockholm School of Theology, Lars Lingirs, Director, Stockholm School of Theology; Mats Palmborg; Margareta Palmborg; Ulrika Lindskog, Maria O’Donnell; Helena Dahlin Kasse; Inger Gillerstrand; Amalia Kristohersson; Sven Halvardsson; Kjell-Ake Nordqvist; Anders Gezelius Hagglund; Kristin Hagegard.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
14
May
2013

Interfaith Dialogue

  • Organizer: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. |
  • Location: Beit Ibrahim (Lutheran Church of the Redeemer), Beit Jala.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chirman of PASSIA; Dr. Mitri Raheb, Director of The International Center of Bethlehem (Dar Annadwa Addawliyya); Bishop Munib Younan, president of the Lutheran World Federation.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
13
May
2013

Arab women in the Islamic Movement

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA Office, Ramallah
Participants: Shojaa Ayaseh, Lawyer, Young Palestinian Lawyer Association ; Nida’ Ibrahim, Journalist; Maisaa Salem, Student, Birzeit University ; Awni Fares, Student, Birzeit University; Omar Rahal, Director, Human Rights and Democratic Participation Centre – SHAMS; Abir Misleh, Welfare Association; Rose Shomali, Researcher; Mahmoud Qura’an, Engineering; Muna Mansour, Palestinian Legislative Council, Nablus; Khuloud Masri, Former Municipal Council Member, Nablus; Issa Samandar, Popular Development Center, Ramallah; Heyam Mattar, International Relations Commission, FATEH Movement, Ramallah.
Speakers: Dr. Islah Jad, Director, Institute of Women’s Studies Center, Birzeit University
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
8
May
2013

The Neo-Zionist State of Israel: Realities and Future Prospects

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: Nora Carmi, Project Coordinator, Kairos Palestine; Elana Ramahi, OCHA; Mohammed Nuseibeh; Ghassan Khatib, Birzeit University; Dr. Uri Davis, Head, Al-Beit - Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Israel; Munther Fahmi, American Colony Bookshop; George Hazou, Translator; Samia Najjar; Hind Khoury; Rola Khleip; Nasser Hidmi, Activest; Hatem Khweis, Press; Shatha Abudul Samad, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Amneh Badran, Al-Quds University; Ibrahim Nator, Rawabi; Awad Mansour, Al-Quds University; Aisha Majid, OCHA; Shifa Jayousi, Program Officer, UNDP; Jamal Abdeen; Dr. Hala Hallak; Diana Safieh, Travel Agent; Maha Samman, Al-Quds University; Samer Niseibeh, Engineer; David Viveash, Carter Center; Kotone Hashimoto, Student; Rev. Loren Mcgrail, Christian Minister; Trisha Tenvillizer, Teacher; Christine Forrester; Consultant; Richard Binost; Consultant; Michel Gottret, Head, Switzerland Representative Office, Ramallah; Hans Peter Hirschi, Switzerland Representative, Ramallah; Christiane Hieronymus, German Representative Office, Ramallah; Sabine Bricheakaup; Jure Rifelj, Head, Slovenia Representative Office, Ramallah; Schmidt, W; Debi Vznpoelen, Artist; Alan Smart, Manager; Frans Weizacker; Astrid Marsohatz, UN; Jobin Lainne; Perini Alessandre; Poppy Hardee, Arij; Nina Mappes, Arij; Monica Burm; M Keller, Tourist; Chris Whitman; Barbara Wolf, Head, German Representative Office, Ramallah; Holga Hans; Martin Deleon; Sandra Gvimaraes; Orwan leliewe, Teacher; Alexander Rusche, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Mehrene Larudee, Al-Quds Bard College; Dophne Bullerbach; Ueli Staeger, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Anke Ralle, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Raymond Duft, OCHA; Anna Revmert; Mar Benseny; Mamo Lou; Kenyon; Marion Napoli; Ingrid Ross, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Nitschke Uli, GIZ; Voilrath Radiger Caia, GIZ; Ugo Puccio, Consultant; Jeni Ohan, G. Fine, EU delegation; Ava de Cano, Tvndeso; Isabelle Mestre, Student; Yvonne loymil, Student; Bilha Calderon, Journalist; Plauz Schinidt; Stuart Elden; Elhan Movtou-Jerome; B.S. Mubarak, Head, Indian Representative Office, Ramallah; Neil Graham; Eike Bullesbech; German Representative Office, Ramallah; Joris Van Winckel, EU; David Geer, EU Representative; Marianne Van de Glind; Nera Van Glind; Nicolas Rost
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Speakers: Dr. Ilan Pappe: Professor with the College of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of Exeter, UK, Director of the University's European Centre for Palestine Studies, and Co-Director of the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA