Training Young Leaders - on

Rule of Law & Security

Oct. 20, 2007 - Oct. 24, 2007
Best Eastern Hotel in Ramallah

Speakers

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Event Agenda

20 10 2007
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem -

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Palestinian Security Sector: Overview - Structures, agencies, actors, legal framework, control, oversight & accountability

Firas Milhem, Faculty of Law and Public Administration, Birzeit University -

Palestinian Security Sector: Overview - Structures, agencies, actors, legal framework, control, oversight & accountability
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Palestinian Security Sector: Needs, principles, challenges and mechanisms for effective reform

Firas Milhem -

Palestinian Security Sector: Needs, principles, challenges and mechanisms for effective reform
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Rule of Law: Exploring the Concept (various aspects of rule of law promotion: constitutional development, code reform, legal drafting, judicial reform)

Dr. Herta Däubler-Gmelin, Member of the German Parliament (SPD) and Head of its Committee for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. -

The Rule of Law: Exploring the Concept (various aspects of rule of law promotion: constitutional development, code reform, legal drafting, judicial reform)
21 10 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Transitional Justice: Interaction between Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (accountability for past abuses, fighting corruption, democratic policing, use of local customary practice)

Dr. Herta Däubler-Gmelin and Eduard Hoffmann -

Transitional Justice: Interaction between Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (accountability for past abuses, fighting corruption, democratic policing, use of local customary practice)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Leadership Styles (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader. Motivating others, leadership in cultural and situational contexts, leadership ethics)

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun, Senior Trainer and Clinical Supervisor, Birzeit University -

Leadership Styles (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader. Motivating others, leadership in cultural and situational contexts, leadership ethics)
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Leadership Styles, contd.

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun -

Leadership Styles, contd.
22 10 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Palestinian Security Sector: Specific and generic threats (incl. internal, transnational, social and economic threats)

Ziad Hab Ar-Rieh, Head of Preventive Security in West Bank and Gaza -

Palestinian Security Sector: Specific and generic threats (incl. internal, transnational, social and economic threats)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Methodologies in the Promotion of the Rule of Law: Lessons from Reform Projects in New or Restored Democracies (Case Studies)

Claudia Fenz, EUPOL COPPS -

Methodologies in the Promotion of the Rule of Law: Lessons from Reform Projects in New or Restored Democracies (Case Studies)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Problem Areas and Needs Relating to the Rule of Law in Palestine and Reform Efforts to Date (Accountability/Fighting Impunity and Corruption)

Ghassan Faramand, Institute of Law, Birzeit University -

Problem Areas and Needs Relating to the Rule of Law in Palestine and Reform Efforts to Date (Accountability/Fighting Impunity and Corruption)
23 10 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Rule of Law and Local Informal Practices in Palestine (alternative methods of crisis management / conflict resolution)

Jihad Harb, Researcher, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PCPSR), Ramallah -

Rule of Law and Local Informal Practices in Palestine (alternative methods of crisis management / conflict resolution)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Formulation and elements of a security policy and strategy (institutions, roles and responsibilities; role of the security sector in politics; White Paper in progress)

Firas Milhem -

Formulation and elements of a security policy and strategy (institutions, roles and responsibilities; role of the security sector in politics; White Paper in progress)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Establishment and institutionalization of transparent and accountable security organizations

Jihad Harb -

Establishment and institutionalization of transparent and accountable security organizations
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Formulation and elements of a security policy and strategy (institutions, roles and responsibilities; role of the security sector in politics; White Paper in progress)

Firas Milhem -

Formulation and elements of a security policy and strategy (institutions, roles and responsibilities; role of the security sector in politics; White Paper in progress)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Establishment and institutionalization of transparent and accountable security organizations

Jihad Harb -

Establishment and institutionalization of transparent and accountable security organizations
24 10 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Principles and Practice of Democratic Civil Governance of the Security Sector

Dr. George Giacaman, Director of Muwatin, Ramallah -

Principles and Practice of Democratic Civil Governance of the Security Sector
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - noon

Society-Security Relations

Dr. Ali Jirbawi, Professor of Political Science, Birzeit University -

Society-Security Relations
noon - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Evaluation

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Evaluation
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Wrap up and final discussion

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Wrap up and final discussion
24 10 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Principles and Practice of Democratic Civil Governance of the Security Sector

Dr. George Giacaman, Director of Muwatin, Ramallah -

Principles and Practice of Democratic Civil Governance of the Security Sector
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - noon

Society-Security Relations

Dr. Ali Jirbawi, Professor of Political Science, Birzeit University -

Society-Security Relations
noon - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Evaluation

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Evaluation
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Wrap up and final discussion

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Wrap up and final discussion