PASSIA SEMINARS 2007

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Training Young Leaders

Rule of Law & Security
WolfInSheepsClothes
20 - 24 Oct. 2007

 

Lecture Program
 
 

Lecture Program

 

DAY ONE: Saturday, 20 October 2007  

9.30-10.00

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem


  Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi

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10.00-11.30

Palestinian Security Sector: Overview - Structures, agencies, actors, legal framework, control, oversight & accountability
Firas Milhem, Faculty of Law and Public Administration, Birzeit University


 
Firas Milhem
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11.30-11.45

Break


11.45-13.15

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


  Firas Milhem

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13.15-14.15 Lunch

14.30-16.00

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.


  Dr. Herta Däubler-Gmelin

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DAY TWO: Sunday, 21 October 2007

9.15-10.45

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


Eduard Hoffmann

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10.45-11.00  

     Break


11.00-12.15

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


Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun

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12.15-13.30 

Lunch


13.30-15.30

Leadership Styles, contd.
Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun


DAY THREE:    Monday, 22 October 2007

9.15-10.45  

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


 Ziad Hab Ar-Rieh
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10.45-11.00 

Break


11.00-12.30

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

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Claudia Fenz 

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12.30-13.30

Lunch


13.30-15.30

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  

 


DAY Four:   Tuesday, 23 October 2007

9.15-10.45

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


Jihad Harb 

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10.45-11.00

Break


11.00-12.30 

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


 
Firas Milhem
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12.30-13.30

Lunch


13.30-15.30

Establishment and institutionalization of transparent and accountable security organizations
Jihad Harb


Jihad Harb 

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DAY FIVE: Wednesday, 24 October 2007

9.15-10.30

Principles and Practice of Democratic Civil Governance of the Security Sector

Dr. George Giacaman, Director of Muwatin, Ramallah

 
Dr. George Giacaman
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10.30-10.45

Break


10.45-12.00

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


 
Dr. Ali Jirbawi
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12.00-13.30

Lunch


13.30-14.00

Evaluation


14.00-15.00 

Wrap up and final discussion

 
 
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