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September 21, 2015

Press Release

We presented the findings of the Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No. 57, conducted by our partner, the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR), during a joint press conference on 21 September 2015. The full text of the press release containing the most important findings, can be found here. more…

September 8, 2015

Interview with Marc Frings

The official office handover already took place in the course of the Day of the KAS at the end of July. Starting from 1 September 2015, Marc Frings has now arrived in Ramallah and assumed his new position as the Resident Representative in the Palestinian Territories. In his first interview, Marc Frings introduces himself and talks about his goals for the coming years. more…

July 22, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 BK-Scholarship Program for Palestinians

We are now accepting applications for the 2016 BK-Scholarship Program for Palestinians. The scholarship program is aimed at Palestinian students and graduates who have acquired at least an undergraduate university degree in their home country and who intend to complete their master or doctoral studies at a university in Germany. more…

May 11, 2015

Radical Militant Groups and the Rule of Law in the Middle East

The report details the results of the conference "Radical Militant Groups and the Rule of Law in the Middle East", which took place from 9-12 March 2015, is now available online. more…

April 30, 2015

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering Visiting the Palestinian Territories

The Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung visited the West Bank and Gaza Strip from 29-30 April 2015. During the two days he met with high ranking government officials as well as members of the Palestinian society. more…

April 24, 2015

Country Report

The foreign policy of Arab States towards the Palestinian Territories

After the events in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in April 2015, the situation of Palestinian refugees in Syria and other Arab countries once again received public attention from around the world. Against this backdrop, the latest country report of the KAS Ramallah explores the political cooperation of the Palestinians with other Arab states based on the relations of the Palestinian leadership to Jordan, Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. more…

April 10, 2015

Call for applications:

KAS Chair for Academic Excellence in Palestine

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Ramallah is pleased to announce the launch of the KAS Chair for Academic Excellence in Palestine for the 2015 Summer Semester, a two-week teaching fellowship which will be hosted this year by the Ibrahim Abu Lughod Institute for International Studies (IALIIS) at Birzeit University. Application deadline: May 1, 2015 For further questions or clarifications please contact Program Manager Adrieh Abou Shehadeh (Adrieh.Abou-Shehadeh@kas.de) more…

March 25, 2015
Visit of Ambassador Seidt 25/03/15

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ramallah

Meeting with ambassador Hans-Ulrich Seidt

Ambassador Hans-Ulrich Seidt and representatives of the German Foundations working in the Palestinan Territories, Friedrich Ebert-, Heinrich Böll-, and Hanns Seidel, during their meeting at our KAS-Office in Ramallah.

March 24, 2015

Press-Release

Palestinians hold on to the two-state solution

The Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, in cooperation with KAS, published its latest opinion poll. In comparison to previous polls, there have been conceivable shifts in public opinion, particularly concerning a rise in popularity of President Abbas, a more critical understanding of the last war in Gaza and a favourable shift of support for Fatah. The polls also gauged a pessimistic understanding of the future following the Israeli elections last week. more…

January 26, 2015

Public Administration Diploma at BU

Application process for the Public Administration Diploma at Bethlehem University is now open

The Institute for Community Partnerships at Bethlehem University, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, is pleased to announce that the application process for its annual Public Administration Diploma Program is now open to applicants. The application deadline is February 6, 2015. For further information regarding the application process please contact the Institute for Community Partnerships at Bethlehem University Tel: 02-2770936 E-mail:icp@bethlehem.edu