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March 30, 2012

Country Report

The Evacuation Of Migron

150 settlements, 100 outposts, 500.000 settlers: An increasing number of countries voice their strong criticism of what they consider as illegal Israeli constructions in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem. more…

March 27, 2012

Conference on Renewable Energy Investment

On Tuesday, 20 March 2012, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Ramallah invited to a conference on renewable energy investment in the Palestinian territories. The event was organized in cooperation with the Palestinian Energy and Environment Research Center (PEC)/the Palestinian Energy Authority (PEA), and took place at the Mövenpick Hotel in Ramallah. more…

March 26, 2012

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll

Palestinians oppose returning to negotiations unconditionally

Chances for resuming talks between Israelis and Palestinians look slim at this point. A majority of Palestinians opposes the return to talks without fulfilling certain conditions. Large majorities of both Israelis (73%) and Palestinians (85%) think that if Israel were to carry out a military strike against Iran a big regional war will erupt. more…

March 13, 2012

Conference on "Renewable Energy Investment" in Ramallah on March 20, 2012

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Ramallah and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) cordially invite you to a conference on "RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT". more…

February 20, 2012

Start of new Round of Diploma in Public Administration

On February 17 2012, 32 new students started the one year diploma in Public Administration at the Institute for Community Partnership (ICP) at Bethlehem University. more…

February 16, 2012

International Reports

The Palestinian Diaspora

While almost half of all Palestinians are refugees, many of whom live in unfit conditions, there is also a large number of expatriate Palestinians spread all over the world who have a secure position in society. They exert influence on the Middle East conflict through a global network. more…

January 3, 2012

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll, December 2011

The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah conducted a joint survey with the support of the Ford Foundation Cairo office and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Ramallah and Jerusalem. The survey revealed an increase in Palestinians’ and Israelis’ willingness to compromise amidst climate of feud and mistrust. more…

December 20, 2011

Panel Discussion on International Criminal Law

On December 19th, 2011 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ramallah (KAS) and the Palestinian human rights NGO Al-Haq publicly invited to take part in a panel discussion on International Criminal Law at Friends Meeting House, Ramallah. Lectures were held by Professor Kai Ambos and Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin. more…

December 19, 2011

Optimism about the Implementation of the Reconcilitation Agreement

With Hamas winning greater public confidence in the aftermath of the prisoner exchange deal, half of the public is optimistic about the implementation of the reconciliation agreement and only 20% expect the formation of a reconciliation government in the near future. more…

December 14, 2011

Country Report

New Dynamics in the Middle East

For the Palestinian Territories the year 2011 was first and foremost marked by the events of the so-called “Arab Spring”. Although there has been no overthrow of the political regime or even mass demonstrations in either the West Bank or the Gaza Strip for that matter, the “Arab Spring” had a significant impact. more…