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KAS-Day 2019

The annual partner and networking event

Event

BuildPalestine Networking Event

Save the date for BuildPalestine’s second networking event on September 30 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah.

Expert talk

BUILDx: Highlighting Social Entrepreneurs at Birzeit University

Join the next BUILDx session at Birzeit University to learn more about entrepreneurial social initiatives in Palestine.

Workshop

Consumer Protection: Reality and Responsibilities

IoL Legal Encounters

The Institute of Law at Birzeit University organizes a workshop on the issue of consumer protection in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Lecture

Lecture: EU and Middle East relations, by Prof. Dr. Demmelhuber

A professor from the University of Nürnberg in Germany visits Birzeit University and gives a lecture aboout the foreign policy of the European Union towards the Middle East. He also talks about German - Palestinian relations.

Conversation

Marc Frings visits the President of Birzeit University for a farewell meeting

Marc Frings reflects on the strategic partnership with Dr. Abdullatif Abuhijleh, President of Birzeit University. Later, he meets with the Junior Palestinian Legal Experts (JPLE).

PSR Public Opinion Poll No. 73

Press Conference / Round Table The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and its partner, the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR), are inviting you to discuss the findings of the latest Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No. 73.

Discussion

Public Debate 'The Effect of the Retaliatory Seizure of Taxes on the Palestinian Citizens'

The public debates are part of the project "Partake", implemented by our partner organization Reform. "Partake" seeks to enhance the sociopolitical participation of women and youth in decision making processes. To achieve this, the project provides the social and political activists with the ability to engage in deep analysis of power dynamics between different social groups and points of access and develop their capacities to monitor public policies and draft policy papers that are reflective of their community's needs.

Discussion

Public Debate 'The role of the Palestinian media in promoting democratic values'

The public debates are part of the project "Partake", implemented by our partner organization Reform. "Partake" seeks to enhance the sociopolitical participation of women and youth in decision making processes. To achieve this, the project provides the social and political activists with the ability to engage in deep analysis of power dynamics between different social groups and points of access and develop their capacities to monitor public policies and draft policy papers that are reflective of their community's needs.

Discussion

Public Debate 'Engaging Youth in the PLO Departments'

The public debates are part of the project "Partake", implemented by our partner organization Reform. "Partake" seeks to enhance the sociopolitical participation of women and youth in decision making processes. To achieve this, the project provides the social and political activists with the ability to engage in deep analysis of power dynamics between different social groups and points of access and develop their capacities to monitor public policies and draft policy papers that are reflective of their community's needs.

Research on the socio-economic legislation in the West Bank and Gaza

The Institute of Law (IoL) at Birzeit University conducts a research project in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

For 2019, IoL recruited a research team to look closer into the socio-economic legislation in Palestine. The studies are related to the right to health, the right to work, and the right to housing of Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Furthermore, IoL worked on a possible application of the social market economy in Palestine.

Axel Springer Academy study program

The Axel Springer Academy for young journalists visits Palestine to meet experts and learn about the facts on the ground

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Palestine hosted a group of young German journalists in the city of Ramallah to offer them insights into the Palestinian reality. The participants of the Axel Springer Academy had the chance to meet with Palestinian experts and learn more about local and regional politics, economy, human rights, the local media and everyday life.

PhD study and dialogue program

The doctoral study course “Security and Development in the 21th century” visits Palestine and discusses regional and local challenges

For three days, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Palestine hosted a group of German doctoral candidates to offer them a closer look into the regional and local security and development challenges. As part of their study and dialogue program in Israel and Palestine, the participants had the chance to meet and discuss the topic with our Palestinian and international experts, diplomats and politicians.

CDU politicians visit Palestine and learn about security and religion

The Baden-Württemberg politicians visited Ramallah and discussed Palestinian-German relations, security and religion with three German and Palestinian experts.

KAS-Day 2019

Networking, farewell and welcome

On this year’s KAS-Day, we celebrated once again the continuing presence of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Palestine, bid farewell to our country director Mr Marc Frings, and welcomed his successor Mr Steven Höfner.

KAS-ELES dialogue program

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Palestine office hosted a group of German KAS and Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk (ELES) scholarship holders in the city of Ramallah to offer them a closer look into the Palestinian society and meet with experts to learn more about local politics, economy, human rights and everyday life.

Consumer Protection: Reality and Responsibilities

To what extent and through what measures are Palestinian consumers protected by law?

The Institute of Law at Birzeit University organized a legal encounter in Gaza-City featuring the legal advisor Maan Atrash to discuss the realities and responsibilities of consumer protection in Palestine.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Demmelhuber lectures on EU-Middle East relations at Birzeit University

Professor Dr. Demmelhuber from the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany visits Birzeit University and gives a lecture about the foreign policy of the European Union towards the Middle East.

Expert discussion: KAS-PSR discuss findings of Public Opinion Poll No. 73

On September 16, the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) presented the findings of the 73 joint Public Opinion Poll carried out in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Palestine during a press conference at our office in Ramallah.

Young Palestinians from civil society and media participate in the Berlin Dialogue Program

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Palestinian Territories and KAS Berlin organized a week long (June 23 – July 01, 2019) dialogue program for young Palestinians from different sectors. A group of young Palestinian representatives from politics, civil society and media participated in the program to speak about the engagement of youth in politics. The group met with politicians and actors representing political parties and other representatives of civil society organizations in Germany.