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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…

August 23, 2011


Local Election Workshop in Soreef (South of Hebron)

The Institute for Community Partnership – ICP – in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ramallah has opened its training program democracy in the Palestinian Institutions and the Electoral system, financed by the German Development Service – GIZ – on Saturday August 20th, 2011 in Surif Women’s Club, Southern Hebron. more…

August 15, 2011

International Reports

A Palestinian State in the United Nations?

The Palestinians are planning to apply to the United Nations in September for membership and for recognition as a state. They feel that now is the time for them to move the conflict away from the purely political international stage and into the legal arena. more…

August 8, 2011

The Henri-Nannen-School in the „South Hebron Hills“

During their visit in Israel and the Palestinian Territories the students of the Henri Nannen-School for Journalism took part in a guided tour organised by "Breaking the Silence" in the area of the “South Hebron Hills” on August 05, 2011. more…