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Discussion

Public Debate 'The Deal of the Century and its Impact on the Palestinian Cause'

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.

Study and Information Program

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education visits the West Bank with KAS

Beginning of this week we welcomed a small delegation from the German Federal Agency for Civic Education - BpB - with its President Thomas Krüger. During one and a half days we organized meetings for them in Ramallah and Nablus were they gained insights and listened to opinions of Palestinians from the political, civil and economic field.

Study and Information Program

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) in the West Bank: Gaining Insights into Palestinian Realities

Within the context of a study trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, the American and German participants from the AJC Alumni program spend a day in East Jerusalem and Ramallah, listening to a variety of Palestinian voices sharing their perspectives on the situation here.

Lecture

Lecture Series: "Palestine in a changing Neighborhood"

The Ibrahim Abu Lughod Institute of International Studies organizes a series of lectures in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Palestinian Territories. The lectures aim to discuss the pressing topic of “Palestine in a changing Neighborhood”.

Lecture

'Creating a Fellowship' Lecture Series, no. 2

The lecture series 'Creating a Fellowship' 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. The second lecture was held on the topic of 'The Council of Ministers and the Cabinet' and talked about the principle of separation of powers in the Palestinian political system and the Road Map for Peace.

Lecture

'Creating a fellowship' Lecture Series, no.1

The lecture series 'Creating a Fellowship' 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. The first lecture was held on the topic of the PLO with sub topics such as 'The circumstances of the founding of the Palestine Liberation Organization' and 'Important stations in the history of the PLO'

Lecture

'Creating a Fellowship' Lecture Series, no. 3

The lecture series 'Creating a Fellowship' 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. The third lecture was held on the topic of 'The role of media in promoting political participation and human rights'.

Lecture

'Creating a fellowship' Lecture series, no. 4

The lecture series 'Creating a Fellowship' 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. The fourth lecture was held on the topic of 'Negotiations' such as 'The impact of halting the legislative council on foreign policy' and 'International Mediation'.

Expert talk

BUILDx Features: Lana Abu-Hijleh for a one on one session

For this BUILDx session, our partner organization BuildPalestine is welcoming business expert Lana Abu-Hijleh for a one-on-one discussion.

Study and Information Program

PSR Public Opinion Poll No. 72

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. 72.

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.