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October 6, 2011

Legal encounter

“Individual and Collective Contract in the Palestinian Labor Law”

The Institute of Law - Birzeit University, in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, organized a legal encounter on “The Individual and Collective Contract in the Palestinian Labor Law”. The encounter took place on 19 September 2001 in Gaza City and was attended by Mr. Karem Nashwan, Director of Center for Democracy and Workers’ Rights. more…

October 6, 2011

The Institute of Law completes a series of Training Sessions on Local Elections

As part of the project entitled “ Enhancing Democracy: Local Elections”, funded by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Ramallah, the Institute of Law at Birzeit University has completed eight training sessions covering different parts of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. more…

October 5, 2011

The Palestine media and the “Arab Spring”

On October 5, 2011, the third of five MIFTAH presentations entitled “A Critical Reading of Print Media” took place in the University of Hebron. more…

October 3, 2011

The European Union: Unique Phenomenon or relevant Model?

On Thursday, the 29th of September, a lecture entitled “Political Development of the European Union” was being held by Marc Franco, ambassador of the European Union in Cairo. The lecture is part of the module „THE EUROPEAN UNION: UNIQUE PHENOMENON OR RELEVANT MODEL?“, instructed by Professor Roger Heacock, within the course „International Studies“. The module is a collaboration between the Abu Lughod Institute for International Studies (ALIIS) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. more…

September 29, 2011


Conclusion of the training program Democracy in the Palestinian Institutions and the Electoral system

The training program “Democracy in the Palestinian Institutions and the Electoral system” was held by the Institute of Community Partnership – ICP in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ramallah, funded by the German Development Agency – GIZ. The training program took place in Surif, Karma, Ramadeen; southern Hebron on Saturday September 26, 2011. more…

September 29, 2011

Graduation Ceremony

The Institute for Community Partnership celebrated the graduation of a new group of Professional Diploma graduates

Under the Patronage of Mayor Dr. Victor Batarseh 60 graduates graduated on Friday 23/9/2011 at 2:00 pm in Dr. Sansour hall in Bethlehem University more…

September 21, 2011

Joint Israeli-Palestinian Poll, September 2011

Over 80% of the Palestinians support turning to the UN to obtain recognition of a Palestinian state. About 70% of Israelis think that if the UN recognizes a Palestinian state Israel should accept the decision more…

September 19, 2011

Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (41)

Massive Palestinian support for going to the UN

Massive support for going to the UN, but a majority expects US and Israeli financial and political sanctions and three quarters want an actual exercise of sovereignty throughout the West Bank. more…

September 19, 2011

Pöttering: Israel needs to declare a settlement freeze

In an interview with the Deutschlandfunk, Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, demands a leading role of the EU to solve the Middle East conflict. more…

September 7, 2011

Country Report

“Palestine 194”

In September the Palestinians want to become the 194th member state of the United Nations. The Israeli minister for foreign affairs is worried that there will be an unprecedented bloodshed. Europe must stand united now to reach a common position. more…