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70 Years of "Nakba"

Palestinian Perception of the Arab-Israeli War of 1948

Students from KAS Journalism Trainee Program in Germany visited the Palestinian Territories to learn about how the #Nakba (catastrophe) impacted the Palestinian identity. The group met with university professors, politicians and youth and discussed the effects of occupation in the West Bank.

Yalla Baby!

Filmvorführung mit anschließender Diskussion

Der Dokumentarfilm "Yalla Baby" hat in den Palästinensischen Gebieten Premiere gefeiert.

Migration trends aming Palestinian Christians and Muslims

Conference of KAS-Ramallah and Diyar-Bethlehem

On December 21, 2017, DIYAR and KAS Ramallah presented the study "Palestinian Christians: Emigration, Displacement and Diaspora". The publication builds partly on a survey among Christians and Muslims. As the first of its kind, the survey examines in detail the causes of Christian migration. The conference was broadcasted live on Palestinian television (MAAN TV).

A Water-Energy Nexus for the Middle East

A new approach to overcome the impasse in the Middle East

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invited in the framework of a Study and Dialogue Program comprising Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian participants to a brunch discussion in the KAS Academy in Berlin. The delegation introduced the findings of a pre-feasibility study that analyzed the prospect of a large scale regional exchange of desalinated water from the Mediterranean coast with renewable energies from the deserts of Jordan.

A Water-Energy Nexus (WEN) for the Middle East

The historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community

The MNED of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized in the European Parliament together with the KAS Palestinian Territories and with EcoPeace Middle East the event "A water energy nexus (WEN) for the Middle East and the historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community". The panel introduced the findings of a pre-feasibility study that analyzes the potential for large scale exchange of renewable energies from the Jordanian desert with desalinated water from the Mediterranean coast. The report summarizes the content of the study and the discussion in the European Parliament.

The Emigration of Christians from Palestine

Press Conference

Presentation of the findings of a joint study between the KAS Country Office Palestinian Territories and the Dar al-Kalima University College in Bethlehem

The Legal and Technical Aspects of the Presidential Decree regarding Cybercrime

legal encounter

“Issuing Laws by Decrees is a lost opportunity to discuss these drafts by elected Parliamentarians”. Marc Frings, Resident Representative KAS Palestinian Territories.

Field Trip: Public Administration in Local Councils

Students of the Public Administration Diploma Program, supported jointly by KAS & GIZ and implemented by ICP, participated in a field trip to the public administrations of Ramallah and Betunia.

Marc Frings in Bielefeld: Sackgasse Nahost?

Innenansichten zur aktuellen Lage in Palästina gab es am vergangenen Donnerstag aus erster Hand

Marc Frings, Leiter des Auslandsbüros der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ramallah, ist ein ausgewiesener Experte, wenn es um die gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und politischen Entwicklungen in den israelisch-palästinensischen Gebieten geht. Davon konnten sich rund 100 interessierte Teilnehmer bei der Kooperationsveranstaltung im Bielefelder Haus der Kirche selbst überzeugen.

Wachsende Unruhe in den Palästinensischen Gebieten

Und die Kritik richtet sich nicht mehr allein gegen Israel – Diskussion mit Marc Frings

Israel und die Palästinensischen Gebiete kommen nicht zur Ruhe. Zu den Gründen zählen unter anderem der innenpolitische Stillstand auf palästinensischer Seite, der fortschreitende Siedlungsbau und Energie- und Ressourcenprobleme. Die Palästinenser im Westjordanland und im Gazastreifen gehen immer mehr getrennte Wege. Über die Entwicklungen sowie die aktuelle politische und sozioökonomische Lage in den Palästinensischen Gebieten berichtete der Leiter des Auslandsbüros der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ramallah, Marc Frings, im Rahmen des Außenpolitischen Gesprächskreises.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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