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ICP participants visit Jericho

The participants of the annual Diploma Program in Public Administration offered by the Institute for Community Partnership made a field trip to Jericho on October 20th 2016 to visit a project run by the KAS partner-organization EcoPeace. The group was accompanied by Marc Frings, Resident Representative of the KAS Office in Ramallah, and the program managers Linda Safarini and Fee Brinkmann. more…

Event Reports | October 27, 2016

Members of the German Landtag visit the Palestinian Territories

On October 4th 2016 the Konrad-Adenauer foundation welcomed a delegation from the CDU fraction in the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg. Led by former state secretary Georg Wacker the four members met with several actors from Palestinian Civil Society and Politics to gain a better understanding of the current situation. Additionally, the politicans had the opportunity to meet representatives of German Development Initiatives to get insights into Germany’s involvement in the Palestinian Territories. more…

Event Reports | October 5, 2016

Gender’s Role in Palestinian Budgeting Strategies: A Legal Encounter

A budget is not only a significant component in any development process, but also reflects on a nation’s policies, priorities and values. Budgeting itself is perceived as the allocation of financial resources for different needs within society. Experts who advocate for Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) argue that there are gender-specific differences, which should be taken into account. more…

Event Reports | September 29, 2016

Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll

Low Chances for an Independent Palestinian State in the Next 5 Years

Only a small majority of Palestinians (51%) and Israelis (59%; 53% of Jewish Israelis and 87% of Arab Israelis) supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. So reports the new Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll, published today by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI) in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in Ramallah, with funding from the European Union (EU) and in partnership with and support from the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung in Ramallah and Jerusalem. more…

Event Reports | August 22, 2016

An Overview of the Rule by Decree on Social Security

Legal Encounter

On 11 of May the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Institute of Law (IoL) of Birzeit University organized a legal encounter, entitled "An Overview of the Rule by Decree on Social Security". Delivered by Mr. Muhsen Abu Ramadan, Development Researcher, the event brought together members of the legal community, academics, human rights activists, and interested individuals. more…

Event Reports | June 10, 2016