Publications

Hamas gains Popularity - Public Opinion Poll March 2006

The result of an opinion poll of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in the midst of March shows the increasing popularity of Hamas while Fatah’s decreases. 47% would have voted for Hamas and 39% for Fatah. In the Gaza Strip, Hamas received 51% of the vote and Fatah 37%.

Visit of the Federal Chancellor Dr. Merkel

The visit of the Federal Chancellor in the Palestinian Autonomous Territories went along with great expectations und significant interest. After all she was the first high-ranking representative of a Western country, actually any foreign country at all, who visited the Palestinian Territories after Hamas winning the elections on January 25. The press coverage was accordingly high.

Results of the Elections of the Palestinian Legislative Council on January 25, 2006

On January 25, 2006 the Palestinians elected their representatives in the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) for the second time since the signing of the Oslo Agreement.

The Voting System for the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)

On January, 25th, 2006 a new legislative council will be elected in the Palestinian Territories. We explain the proceedures in a short summary.

Visit of the Chairman of KAS, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel

During his visit Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), got an in-depth view of the current situation in the Palestinian Autonomous Territories and of the projects of the country office. He met representatives of the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian civil society as well as partners of KAS Ramallah. He also visited the Schmidt-School in East-Jerusalem.

Expert talk of the daily newspaper Al-Ayyam with Thomas Birringer regarding the German elections

Do to the German elections of the Bundestag the Palestinian daily newspaper Al-Ayyam held an expert talk with Thomas Birringer

Public Opinion Poll September 2005, Poll No. 17

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Umfrage Nr. 17

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Poll No. 17

The Problem of Legislative Harmony in Palestine: Preliminary Survey

This survey focuses on the legislative process in the Palestinian Autonomous Territories during the interim period starting with the administration through the Israeli occuptaion leading to full functionality by the Palestinian Autonomy. The study includes the time of the declaration of principles, the Oslo I Agreement 1991, the Gaza-Jericho-Agreement 1994 and the Interim Agreement on West Bank and Gaza 1995 (Oslo II). Among other material, the study provides statistics about the quantity of drafts sent to the Palestinian Legislative Council and the amount of laws passed by the parliament.Author: Fayez Bkeirat.The publication contains 103 pages and can be purchased at the office of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Public Opinion Poll June 2005

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Umfrage Nr. 16

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Poll No. 16

Joint Israeli-Palestinian Public Opinion Poll

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Joint Poll