Publications

Palestinians in East Jerusalem: Satisfied with Israeli Basic Services but no Trust in the State

A Solid Majority of East Jerusalemites Prefers Palestinian or International Sovereignty Over East Jerusalem and three Quarters Prefer to See East and West Jerusalem as an Open City.

Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (37)

After Israeli Return to Settlement Construction: Two Thirds of the Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip Want the Palestinian Side to Pull Out of the Direct Talks

High Ranking Palestinian Legal Experts Meet the KAS Chairman Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, MEP

On invitation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), six high ranking Palestinian legal experts have visited Germany, Luxembourg and France from September 19th to September 24th. The delegation consisted of six representatives of the Palestinian politics and administration, i.e. the director of the Legislative Planning Department of the Prime Minister’s Office or the director general of the Legal Department of the Palestinian Parliament, as well as the deans and directors of the Departments of Law at several Palestinian universities.

Palästinensische Schismen

Die innenpolitische Situation in den Autonomiegebieten nach der Absage der Kommunalwahlen

Die palästinensischen Kommunalwahlen, welche die Regierung von Ministerpräsident Salam Fayyad für den 17. Juli angesetzt hatte, sollten ein Symbol für die Entwicklung demokratischer Strukturen in den Autonomiegebieten sein. Doch die tiefen Spaltungen zwischen Fatah und Hamas, Fayyad und Fatah bzw. innerhalb der Fatah selbst führten zu einer Absage der Wahlen.

Results of Latest Israeli-Palestinian Opinion Poll

Despite the Gaza flotilla incident, rise in willingness to compromise among Palestinians and Israelis, but two-thirds on both sides remain pessimistic about the future of the peace process.

„Religious Narratives on Jerusalem and their Role in Peace Building“

The question of Jerusalem is one of the major points of contention in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and surely one of the most difficult to solve. Apart from the political and territorial questions involved, the situation is further complicated by the fact that all three monotheistic religions, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, lay claim to the Holy City.

The Palestinian Business Law Guide: a practical tool for investing in the Palestinian Territories

Ein praktisches Hilfsmittel zum Investieren in die palästinensischen Autonomiegebiete

In recent years the economic growth in the Palestinian Territories has become a fertile ground for investors. Newcomers to the market are however in real need of comprehensive and up-to-date information to launch their business effectively. The Palestinian Business Law Guide aims to lead potential investors into the new business and regulatory environment in the Palestinian Territories, enabling local and foreign entrepreneurs to optimise opportunities in the market.

Results of latest Israeli-Palestinian opinion poll

Majority of Palestinians and Israelis prefer two-state solution over binational state or confederation

A majority of Israelis and Palestinians prefer a two-state solution as the most acceptable resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, as opposed to a single binational state or a Palestinian-Israeli confederation.

Ruprecht Polenz visits Palestinian Autonomous Territories

Ruprecht Polenz, chairman of the foreign committee of the German Bundestag visited the Palestinian Autonomous Territories during his stay in the region

Narratives in Conflict

Im Rahmen eines Kooperationsprojekts mit dem Deutschen Entwicklungsdienst (DED) und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Truman Institute an der Hebräischen Universität Jerusalem und der palästinensischen NGO PRIME in Bethlehem, hat die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) einen interdisziplinären dreitägigen Workshop zur Rolle von nationalen Narrativen im israelisch-palestinensichen Konflikt unter angehenden Akademikern in Jerusalem ausgerichtet.