Meetings & Workshops

 
21
Nov
2022

PASSIA-FES Cooperation

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Rasmus Brandt, Program Manager, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Tami Rafidi, Program Manager, FES; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Lauren Cusick, Intern, PASSIA; Zeina Nabulsi, Volunteer, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
21
Nov
2022

The Question of Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Dr. Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center, Al-Quds University, and MA Students from the Center for Jerusalem Studies, Al-Quds University: Qusay Abbas, Project Coordinator, Youth Development Department, Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem; Reha Ermumcu, Director, Turkish Cultural Center, Jerusalem; Iman Hamdieh, Arts Tutor, Founder, Alef Studio; Basma Abbasi, Islamic Heritage, Mithaq; Adli Naser Al-Deen, Head, Electrical Department of Islamic Waqf.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
14
Nov
2022

After the Israeli Elections – What’s Next?

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Ofer Zalzberg, Middle East Program Director, Herbert Kelman Institute for Conflict Transformation.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
9
Nov
2022

Master Sheng Yen and the 2003 Interfaith Conference in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Dharma Drum Mountain (法鼓山) Film Crew; Lauren Cusick, Intern, PASSIA; Rihan Taha, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
2
Nov
2022

Protecting, Preserving, and Investing Waqf Properties in Jerusalem (Second Day)

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Participants: -Semra Demirer, Deputy Consul General of Turkey; Rudaina Abu Arafeh, Program Assistant, NDC; Dr. Maryvelma Smith O'Neil, Co-director of the Webster University MENA Center for Peace and Development, Webster University, Geneva; Kateri Oneil; Sani Kasabreh, Director, United Contractors; Zuheir Abu Sbeih, Mediator & Arbitrator; Wafa Dajani, Consultant; Louay Al-Husseini, Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Adv. Waleed Abu Tayeh; Raed Saadeh, Chairman, Jerusalem Tourism Cluster; Qusay Abbas, Youth Development Department, Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem; Rawan Hamad, Jerusalem Unit, President’s Office, Ramallah; Adv. Suhaib Sharif; Dr. Lina Al-Qutob, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Adv. Amjad Qabaha, Director of the Legal Department, the Capital Market Authority; Bashir Assi, Lawyer, legal advisor and expert in investment and commercial issues; Lubna Katbeh, Lawyer and co-founder of the Legal Group - Equity; Dr. Mahmoud Abu Sway; Nashat Tahboub, Chairman, Palestinian International Arbitration Chamber; Adv. Lina Zalatimo; Moataz Dmeiri, Student; Dr. Ali Abu Ras, Education Expert; Hikmat Hindiyeh, Researcher, Land Research Center; Samer Nusseibeh, CEO and Vice-President, Mohammed Zaki Nuseibeh & Sons Group; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer, Jerusalem; Eng. Nabil Mouaqet, Al-Taawon/Welfare Association; Khadr Nijem, Tour Guide; Eng. Khaled Jamjoum; Eng. Moder Al-Tirhi, Engineers for Construction; Nora Kort; Suhaib Sharabati, Head, Media and Public Relations Department, Jerusalem Governorate; Sana' Hasna, Researcher, Jerusalem File, Palestinian Negotiation Support Project, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Salam Abbasi; Ibrahim Antar, Antar Electronics Production; Nicolas Antar, Antar Electronics Production; Haifa Siyam, Translator & Interpreter; Basem Thabet, Translator & Interpreter; Waad Qannam, Project Director, Palvision; Mohammad Hadieh, Director, ACT; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA; Imad Farrah, PASSIA; Ines Amarnath, Intern, PASSIA; Lauren Cusick, Intern, PASSIA; Zeina Nabulsi, Volunteer, PASSIA, and others.



Via Zoom: Dr. Abdul Hannan Al-Issa, International Expert in Arbitration in Islamic Finance and Contracting; Tahseen Saleh, Engineer, International Arbitrator, and Certified Trainer, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC); Andrew Yip; Hanan Sabbah; Khaled Daoudi, Director of Research and Development, Al-Taawon/Welfare Association; Maen Salhab, PCBS; Mike O'Neil, Geneva; Reham Murrar; Nora Carmi, Retired; Samiha Okkeh, former Intern, PASSIA; Shaima Othman; Bernadette Loussi, Project Manager, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung (HSS); Mohammad Hussein; Arwa Zughier; Ahmad Hannoun; Raja Khalidi, Development Economist, Jerusalem/Ramallah; Terry Bullata, Senior Program Manager, Swiss Development Cooperation.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
1
Nov
2022

Protecting, Preserving, and Investing Waqf Properties in Jerusalem (First Day)

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Participants: Samah Jaouny, Program Manager, East Jerusalem Program, Office of the EU Representative (West Bank & Gaza Strip, UNRWA), Jerusalem; Ibrahim Laafia, EU - Head of Cooperation (HoC); Muna Nur Mohammad, Project Management, Office of the EU Representative; Claire Dabin, Program Manager, Office of the EU Representative; Ahmet Riza Demirer; Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey; Representative Office of Canada: Inas Odeh; Chelsea Caldueu, Lawyer, Department of Justice; Hakam Awad, Country Director, HEKS/EPER Swiss Church Aid; Terry Bullata, Senior Program Manager, Swiss Development Cooperation; Deref Lief, PhD Student; Alexis Doucet, International Technical Advisor, ENABEL; Dr. Bernard Sabella, Executive Secretary, Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR); Mamoun Attili, UNDP; Dr. Maryvelma Smith O'Neil, Co-director of the Webster University MENA Center for Peace and Development, Webster University, Geneva; Sheikh Abdul Azim Salhab, Head, Islamic Waqf Council, Jerusalem; Mazen Dajani; Eng. Khaled Jamjoum; Mouneer Marjieh, Advocacy Officer, AlQuds University; Sheikh Jamil Hamami, Secretary General, Islamic Higher Committee, General Director, Al-Iman Schools; Mohammad Shawar; Senior Vice-President, Business Banking & Financial Institutions Head, Al-Quds Bank; Khaled Daoudi, Director of Research and Development, Al-Taawon/Welfare Association; Bashar Husseini; Hikmat Hindiyeh, Researcher, Land Research Center; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer, Jerusalem; Zuheir Abu Sbeih, Mediator & Arbitrator; Iman Bustami, Civil Engineer; Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Director, Islamic Waqf Council, Jerusalem; Mohammad Al-Ashhab, Director, Public Relations, Islamic Waqf Department, Jerusalem; Sultan Al-Atrash, Islamic Waqf Department, Jerusalem; Razan Sharif, Director, Al-Aqsa Library; Hiba Farrah, Property Archives, Islamic Waqf Department, Jerusalem; Eng, Muder Tirhy; Adv. Hatem Rajabi; Adv. Mohammed Hussein; Sani Kasabreh, Director, United Contractors; Judge Mohammed Sarandah, Jerusalem Shari’a Court, Waqf Council; Wafa Dajani, Consultant; Moataz Dmeiri, Student; Munib Al-Masri, Director, Munib Rashid Al-Masri Company for Development, Nablus; Taher Dissi, Sandouq Al-Quds; Dr. Haitham Suleiman, Faculty of Law, Al-Quds University; Simon K. Azazian, Consultant for Church & Faith in the MENA; Nora Kort; Yousef Dajani; Abdul Karim Sarandah,; Prof. Imad Khatib, Executive Vice-President for Jerusalem Campus, Al-Quds University; Ilham Shaheen, Social Worker; Adv. Waleed Abu Tayeh; Louay Al-Husseini, Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Jamal Al-Aref, Consultant; Eng. Amal Abu Al-Hawa, Program Manager, OCJRP, Taawon/Welfare Association; Eng. Nabil Mouaqet, Al-Taawon/Welfare Association; Khaled Zabarka, Lawyer and Legal Advisor to Several Family Endowments in Jerusalem and 1948 Lands; Eng. Tharai Kirresh, Architect & Planner; Dr. Lina Al-Qutob, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Qusay Abbas, Youth Development Department, Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem; Ibrahim Saadeh; Ibrahim Matar, Palestinian Economist and Researcher; Adv. Lina Zalatimo; Sana' Hasna, Researcher, Jerusalem File, Palestinian Negotiation Support Project, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Ratebeh Aladin Natsheh, Community Activist; Rawan Hamad, Jerusalem Unit, President’s Office, Ramallah; Dr. Suleiman Ghosheh, Medical Doctor; Bashir Assi, Lawyer, legal advisor and expert in investment and commercial issues; Rudaina Abu Arafeh, Program Assistant, NGO Development Center (NDC); Eng. Mazen Barakat; Talaat Alawi, Owner, Al-Safeer Economic Newspaper: Ibrahim Antar, Antar Electronics Production; Nicolas Antar, Antar Electronics Production; Haifa Siyam, Translator & Interpreter; Basem Thabet, Translator & Interpreter; Mohammad Hadieh, Director, ACT; Amneh, ACT; Rami Nasser Eddin, Director, Palvision; Waad Qannam, Project Director, Palvision; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA; Imad Farrah, PASSIA; Ines Amarnath, Intern, PASSIA; Lauren Cusick, Intern, PASSIA; Zeina Nabulsi, Volunteer, PASSIA.

Via Zoom: Dr. Ali Abu Ras, Education Expert; Pedro Blanco Pérez, Head, Representative Office of México; Basma Samman Khatib, German Representative Office; Nevin Jamal Eddin, First Secretary, Representative Office of Egypt; Margrete Laland, UNSCO; Bernadette Loussi, Project Manager, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung (HSS); Emma Rasmussen; Emily Silverman; Mike O'Neil, Geneva; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Professor at Al-Quds University, former PA Health Minister; Raed Abu Al-Leil, General Manager, YMCA Three Arches Hotel; Maen Salhab, PCBS; Hanan Sabbah; Arwa Zughier; Omar Khairat; Aladdin Salama; Samiha Okkeh, Former Intern, PASSIA; David Dahdal; Linda Mansour; Rihan Taha, Intern, PASSIA; + another 10 unknown participants.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
27
Oct
2022

The Current Situation in the West Bank and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Oliver McTernan, Director, Forward Thinking, UK; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
25
Oct
2022

Escalation of Violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem

  • Organizer: .
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs, Jerusalem: John W. Robbins, Political Officer; Rosaline Antar, Political Specialist; Oliver McTernan, Director, Forward Thinking, UK; PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Adnan Joulani; Ines Amarnath, Intern; Lauren Cusick, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
17
Oct
2022

Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Hans Henrik Fafner, Journalist; Angela Godfrey-Goldstein, Director, Jahalin Solidarity; Students: Victor Nyland; Louise Berg Lund; Signe Bro; Matilde de Bcer; Maya Øbakke; Bjork Aurora; Agnete Ølgaard; Matilda Tindø; Josephine Rasmussen; Rasmus Troldbors; Rasmus Weile; Kristine Gregersen; Magnos Dela; Freja Mehlsen; Iben Marie Yyberg; Emilie Sophie Thorsen; Amanda Widmer; Isabell Søresen; Astrid Raunkjor;Karoline Praestholm; PASSIA: Alexandre Miliani, Intern; Ines Amarnath, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Oct
2022

Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Director of the Islamic Waqf Department, Member, Islamic Waqf Council.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Oct
2022

St. Olaf College-PASSIA 2023 Study Program in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: .
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: St. Olaf College, USA: Dr. Theresa Heath, Associate Director; Dr. Jason J Ripley, Associate Professor of Religion; PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Adnan Joulani; Ines Amarnath, Intern. Dr. Usama Salman, Researcher specializing in Christian Matters.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
11
Oct
2022

South Africa's Experience of Conflict Resolution and Negotiating an End to Apartheid: Sharing Insights for the Palestinian Case

  • Organizer: PASSIA-Forward Thinking.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Mohammed Bhabha, Qualified Attorney and Experienced Negotiator, former Member of the South African Parliament; Roelf Meyer, Lawyer, former Member of the South African Parliament, former State President, and Chief Negotiator for the National Party Government.
Participants: Georgi Milenov, Head, Representative Office of the Republic of Bulgaria; Semra Demirer, Deputy Consul General of Turkey; John W. Robbins, Political Officer, Palestinian Affairs Unit, US Embassy, Jerusalem: Paloma Serra, Deputy Consul General, Spanish Consulate General; Linnea Wesslén, Vice Consul, Consulate General of Sweden; Julio Escobedo, Representative Office of Mexico; Julian Arellano Riviere, Intern, Consulate General of Belgium; Michelle Hansen, Intern, Danish Representative Office; Victor Hansen, Intern, Representative Office of Denmark; Rosalia Bollen, Special Assistant for Political Affairs, UNSCO; Dr. Helga Baumgarten, Professor, Birzeit University; Eveline Muhareb, Project Coordinator, DAAD; Joan & James Alty, Representatives for Jordan, Palestine and Israel Mennonite Central Committee; Leonarda Pfaus, Intern, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES); Virginia Grossi, PhD Student; Constance Mouille, Student; Nina Magenties, Student; Roesch Matheo, Student; Michael Atzwanger, Volunteer; Rafael Mohr, Volunteer; Charlie Hierons,Consultant, Dialogue Advisory Group; Tommaso Toutanesi; Ein Arik Latin Monastery; Mathios Kallouma; Mathieu Totilo; Linda Kateeb; Don Wagner, Friends of Sabeel, North America; Mike Mineter, Iona Community, Scotland; Steve France, Mondoweiss Blog, affiliated with the Episcopal Peace Fellowship Palestine-Israel Network, Washington DC; Lynn Fitzgerald; Karen Anderson; Silvia Giuliano; Roelf Meyer; Alexus Lentz; Dr. Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Al-Quds University, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center; Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University; Khalil Abu Khadija, Researcher, Grassroots Al-Quds; Samer Sharif, Director, Grassroots Al-Quds; Wafa Dajani, Consultant, Women's Study Center; Fadwa Khawaja, Chairwoman, Jerusalem Center for Women (via Zoom); Adv. Nabil Izhiman, Lawyer; Adv. Moazaz El-Hussainy, Lawyer; Dr. Sari Nusseibeh; Jamal Al-Aref, Consultant; Mohammad Hadieh, Executive Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Dana Nuseibeh, Lecturer; Nora Kort; Fatmeh Hammad, Human Rights Defender & Recipient of the Folke Bernadotte Academy Scholarship on Women Peace and Security; Ibrahim Matar, Palestinian Economist and Researcher; Mohammad Siam, MA in International Law; Muneeb Sada; Suhaib Sharabati, Head, Media and Public Relations Department, Jerusalem Governorate; Hussam Mousa, Tour Guide; Haifa Siyam, Translator; Forward Thinking, UK: Oliver McTernan, Director (Via Zoom); Harry Higginson, Projects Officer; Jordan Morgan, UK Programme Director; Nicolaus Limbourg, Middle East Programme Officer (via Zoom); PASSIA: Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, Imad Farrah; Omar Farrah; Alexandre Miliani, Intern; Ines Amarnath, Intern; Hind Husseini.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
10
Oct
2022

Palestine: the Land, the People, Their Rights, and Their Leadership

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group: Carrie van der Kroon, Manager, Defence for Children, Netherlands; Ronald Pasavee, Legal Director; Paul Koopmans, Banker; Michal Rovers, Civil Servant; Jol Schonerld, Immigration Director; Lodenghe de Beukelaer, CEO of a hospital; Anja de Bruin, Head of Business Operations, National Police; Joe Berkman, Entrepreneur International Logistic Company; Teresa Fogelberg, Moderator, Comenius; Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, CEO, Energy Company; Gerard van Ballegooy, Director, Ministry of Justice; Ida Veltman, Manager.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
10
Oct
2022

Dialogue on Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Safa Nassereldin, Secretary-General, Presidency Council, Al-Quds University; Fatmeh Hammad, Human Rights Defender & Recipient of the Folke Bernadotte Academy Scholarship on Women Peace and Security; Ahmad Hasna, Researcher; Rafif Zghayyar, English Teacher.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group: Carrie van der Kroon, Manager, Defence for Children, Netherlands; Ronald Pasavee, Legal Director; Paul Koopmans, Banker; Michal Rovers, Civil Servant; Jol Schonerld, Immigration Director; Lodenghe de Beukelaer, CEO of a hospital; Anja de Bruin, Head of Business Operations, National Police; Joe Berkman, Entrepreneur International Logistic Company; Teresa Fogelberg, Moderator, Comenius; Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, CEO, Energy Company; Gerard van Ballegooy, Director, Ministry of Justice; Ida Veltman, Manager. PASSIA: Adnan Joulani; Alexandre Miliani, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
4
Oct
2022

Courtesy Visit Introducing the New Operation PROTEUS Task Force Commander

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Brigadier-General Patrick Robichaud, USSC Deputy Coordinator, Operation/Comd Task Force Jerusalem, Operation Proteus; Jonathan Seguin, USSC DCOORD Staff Officer, Canadian Forces; Osama Wazwaz, Canadian Embassy; PASSIA Team: Deniz Altayli, Program Director; Wala' Abu Ghannam, Project Coordinator; Alexandre Miliani, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA