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A prisoner as a beacon of hope?

Interview with Fadwa Barghouti

The Fatah politician Marwan Barghouti has been jailed in Israel for the last 15 years. His wife, Fadwa Barghouti, explains how he views the current state of affairs in Palestine. more…

Marc Frings, Abeer Zaghari | Country Reports | April 13, 2017

„We keep our hand extended for peace“

Palestinian President Abbas’ speech on the future of the two-state solution

According to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel’s settlement policy remains the biggest obstacle for peace in the Middle East. “We are an occupied country”, said Abbas in the KAS-Academy in Berlin one day ahead of his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. more…

Event Reports | March 24, 2017

Legal Encounter - Law to retroactively legalize settlement outposts

On the 6th of February 2017, the Israeli Knesset passed a law to retroactively legalize settlement outposts in the West Bank. This controversial law was discussed in a lecture, organized by the Institute of Law (IoL) of the Birzeit University and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Keynote speaker was Yousef Jabareen, a Palestinian member of the Knesset. more…

Event Reports | February 21, 2017

Gaza Sky Geeks: International Hackathon in the Gaza Strip

In cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Gaza Sky Geeks held the first Lady Problems-Hackathon in the Gaza Strip with the goal of promoting entrepreneurship for women. more…

Event Reports | December 20, 2016

The Legislative Process: Rethinking Policies for Legislation

On Tuesday, 6 December 2016, the Institute of Law (IoL) organised a workshop on "The Legislative Process: Rethinking Policies for Legislation". Addressing the current context of the legislative process within the Palestinian legal system, the workshop discussed how to support a participatory approach in, enhance community oversight of, and develop the law making process. more…

Event Reports | December 6, 2016