Meetings & Workshops

 
5
Nov
2019

The Next Palestinian Elections – Challenges, Prospects, Perspectives

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Amb. Afif Safieh, Palestinian Diplomat; Tareq Baconi, Analyst at the International Crisis Group
Participants: Pedro Blanco Pérez, Head, Representative Office of México; Amb. Masayuki Magoshi, Head, Representative Office of Japan; Artūras Gailiūnas, Head, Representative Office of Lithuania; Reuben Gauci, Head, Representative Office of Malta; Agnes Julin, Deputy Swedish Consul General; Jonathan Conlon, Head, Representative Office of Ireland; René Troccaz, Consul General, French Consulate; Sivine Jansen, Head of Political Affairs, Representative Office of the Federal Republic of Germany; Pierre Le Goff, Political Officer, European Union (EU); Erik Bjork, Political Officer, EU; Julika Peschau, responsible for Palestine in the German Foreign Ministry; Maurits Oskam, First Secretary Political Affairs & Human Rights, Representative Office of Netherlands; Fernando Naleer, First Secretary, Representative Office of Brazil; Jack Fitzgerald, Political Consul, British CG, Jerusalem; Andrea Niklaus, First Secretary, Political and Trade Affairs, Representative Office of Canada; Rodolfo Sahium, Counsellor, Representative Office of Brazil; Tommaso Ruggieri, Italian Consulate; Marie Cherchari, Head, Political Affairs, Belgian Consulate; Michael Burke, Electoral Affairs Officer, Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO); Sawsan Batato, Director of Programs, Diocese of Jerusalem; Gabi Batato, Consultant; Bernadette Loussi, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung; Nota Sarafoudi; Claire Bastier, Journalist, France; Hannes Alpen, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES); Rasmus Brandt, Program Manager, FES; Hannah Sommer, Intern, FES; Joseph El-Boleissi, Intern, FES; Malak Issa, Media Coordinator, FES; Fr. Christian Eeckhout, OP, École Biblique et Archéologique; Jumana Jaouni, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); Frank Foulon, Member, OESS LT; Jost Weisenfeld, Volunteer, Willy Brandt Center; Petra Klose, Manager, Willy Brandt Center; Tobias Pietsch, Willy Brandt Center; Andreas Jahshan, Sabeel; Bishop Dr. Munib A.Younan; Terry Bullata, Senior Program Manager, Swiss Development Cooperation; Hillel Schenker, Co-editor, Palestine-Israel Journal (PIJ); Ieva Gailiunaite, Intern, PIJ; Adnan Abdel Razeq, Member, Arab Studies Society; Zakiya Darwish; Dr. Sari Nusseibeh; Audoore K., Ordre Saint-Sépulcre; Azzam Dakkak, Gen. Man., Palestine Investment & Development Ltd.; Mazen Jabari, Director, Youth Development Department (YDD); Diana Safieh, Safieh Tours; Azzam Abu Saud; Adv. Nabil Izhiman, Lawyer; Amjad Shihab, PPG, Al-Maqdisi College; Enas Muthaffar; Mahmoud Khweis, CEO, Procure PS; Ziad Abu Zayyad, Palestine-Israel Journal (PIJ); Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Walid Salem, Director, CDCD; Oliver Fink, Researcher, University of Basel; Nidal Abu Diab, RAI Italian TV; Rajai Khatib, Cameraman, RTL Germany TV; Samer Nusseibeh, Chamber of Commerce; Sani Meo, TWiP; Ahmad Rwaidy, OIC; Dr. Safa Nasser Eddin, Vice-President for Jerusalem Affairs, Al-Quds University; Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University; Mohammad Abu Khdeir, Journalist, Al-Quds Newspaper; Areej Deibes, Translator; Zakariya Odeh, Executive Director, Civic Coalition; Adv. Jawad Boulus, Lawyer; Tony & Eileen Nesnas; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA; Michael Koch, Intern, PASSIA; Claudio Salmeri, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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18
Sep
2019

Palestinian Identity, Culture & Religion

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
18
Sep
2019

Jerusalem and the Holy Places

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
18
Sep
2019

Geography, Demography & Planning in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah.
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
29
Jun
2019

Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations: The Question of the Holy Places

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Presbyterian Church, USA (PCUSA) Group: Douglas Dicks, Facilitator for Education for Justice and Peace; Philip Woods, Associate Director; Christian Iosso, Coordinator, Social Witness Policy; Rachael Eggebeen, Teacher; Robert Trawick, Social Witness Policy; Luciano Kovacs, Coordinator, Middle East & EUCOPS; Rev. Victor Makari, Presbyterian Church (USA) Partnership Liaison; Raafat Girgis, All People Ecumenical C.; Meejeong Hong, Professor, Dankook University.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
18
Apr
2019

The Israeli Elections, Shrinking Civil Space and the Role of the International Community

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Adv. Hassan Jabareen, Founder & General Director of Adalah, Director of its Civil and Political Rights Unit; Dr. Yara Hawari, Policy Fellow of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network.
Participants: Pedro Blanco Pérez, Head the Representative Office of Mexico; Lionel Mazas, Junior Diplomat, French Consulate, Jerusalem; Danielle Haven, Consul General of Belgium; Amb. Ashraf Y. Suliman, Head, Representative Office of South Africa; Hannes Alpen, Director, FES; Fabio Kalla, Intern, FES, Jerusalem; Lisa Gronemeier, Intern, FES, Jerusalem; Meret Jacob-Lakrimdi, Intern, FES, Jerusalem; Nisreen Al-Aref, Head of Administration and Finance, FES, Jerusalem; Jamal Al-Aref, UNDP; Terry Bullata, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SCD); Katja Hermann, Rosa-Luzemburg-Stiftung, Berlin; Eveline Muhareb, Project Coordinator, DAAD; Dr. Helga Baumgarten, Professor, Birzeit University; Mohammad Abu Khdeir, Journalist, Al-Quds Newspaper; Mustafa Al-Kurd, Musician; Khalil Assali, Journalist, Akhbar ِAl-Balad; Khaled Jamjoum, Engineer; Nabil Izhiman, Attorney at Law, Jerusalem; Usama Halabi, Lawyer, Jerusalem, Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center, Al-Quds University; Abdel Qader Al-Husseini, Head of the Board of Directors, Faisal-Husseini Foundation; Fadwa Husseini, Executive Director, Faisal Husseini Foundation; Riyad Husseini; Fayzeh Zalatimo, Consultant, Red Crescent Society & Member of the Board of Trustees, Dar Al-Tifl Al-Arabi, Jerusalem; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Member, Awqaf Council, Dean of Medical School, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Mazen Sinokrot, Member, Awqaf Council, Chairman of AlQuds Holding, Jerusalem; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer, Jerusalem; Yasmin Asaad, Journalist, PalVision, Al-Ghad TV; Firas Hindawi, Cameraman, Al-Ghad TV; Rasem Obeidat, Journalist; Nadia Harhash; Raed Saadeh, Jerusalem Tourism Cluster, TAJ; Salah Zuheikah; Dr. Mahmoud Hawari, Director General of the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit; Fouad Abdeen, Union of the Charitable Societies; Dr. Nafez Nubani, Medical Doctor; Paul Tarcl, FES; Areej Deibes, Translator; Josh House, Volunteer, PASSIA; Nina Clark, Volunteer PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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27
Mar
2019

Interfaith Dialogue

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Members of the Church of Scotland: Andrew Mellella, Minister; Maureen Jack, Convener, Middle East Committee; Sue Hamilton; Jimmy Hudson, Teacher; Michael Rowe; Pat Rowe; Calum Macsween, Retired Head Teacher; Allan MccAfferty, Minister; Linoa Simpson; Douglas Simpson; Senny Adams, Minister; Mandy Stirling, Doctor; Russell McLarty, Minister; Vahn Hodge, Retired; William Dargan, Retired; Margot Hudson, Retired; Mairi Perkins, Minister; Malcolm Hamilton, Retired; Curistale Hodge, Retired; Timothy Bell, Retired; Ian Stirling, Minister; Benjamin Ashraf, Intern.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
11
Mar
2019

Annual Mission of the International Labor Organization's (ILO) Delegation to the oPT

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Frank Hagemann, ILO Deputy Regional Director for the Arab States, Beirut; Steven Kapsos, Head, Data Production and Analysis Unit, Department of Statistics, ILO, Geneva; Katerine Landuyt, ILO, Geneva; Mounir Kleibo, Representative, ILO Jerusalem; Konstantinos Papadakis, Senior Dialogue and Governance Specialist, Governance and Tripartism Department, Geneva; Rasha El-Shurafa, Programme Officer, ILO Jerusalem.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
4
Mar
2019

Evaluating the Success of the Oslo Accords

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Delegation from the Verdens Gang (VG) Newspaper, Norway: Anders Giaever, Journalist; Hanne Skartveit, Editor; Yngve Kvistad, Journalist; Per Olav Odegard, Senior Correspondent; Roar Hagen, Journalist; Hans Suoli, Journalist; Astrid Meland, Journalist; Trine S. Hatlen, Journalist; Benjamin Ashraf, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
15
Feb
2019

Interfaith Dialogue

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Working Dinner at the Residence of the EU Representative, Jerusalem.
Participants: Ján Figeľ, Special Envoy for Promotion of Freedom of Religion outside the EU; Ralph Tarraf, European Union Representative, Jerusalem; Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA; Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University; Dr. Bernard Sabella, Sociologist, Executive Director of Middle East Council of Churches/Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR); Nora Carmi, Retired, Community Building.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
12
Feb
2019

The Upcoming Israeli Elections- Change on the Horizon?

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. As’ad Ghanem, Senior Lecturer at the School of Political Sciences, University of Haifa; Diana Buttu, Palestinian lawyer and analyst, former adviser to the PLO negotiating team.
Participants: Christian Clages, HoM, Representative Office of the Federal Republic of Germany; Mark Bailey, HoM, Representative Office of Australia; Pedro Blanco Pérez , HoM, Representative Office of Mexico; Artūras Gailiūnas, HoM, Representative Office of Lithuania; Amb. Ashraf Y. Suliman, HoM, Representative Office of South Africa; Georgi Milenov, HoM, Representative Office of Bulgaria; Dr. Andrea Nasi, HoM, Representative Office of Austria; Courtney Prettyman, Policy Officer, Representative Office of Australia; Jason Smith, Political Officer, United States Consulate; Patrick Jacobs, Counsellor Political, Representative Office of South Africa; Simon Mmutle, First Secretary, Representative Office of South Africa; Justyna Pabian, Head of Political Section, Representative Office of the Republic of Poland; Nicholas Cooper, Political Officer, Representative Office of Australia; José Luis González, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Spain; Martin Kallin, Intern, Consulate General of Sweden; Ilaria Guidoni, Intern, Consulate General of Italy; Dominik Heinzer, Senior Program Officer, Office of the Special Representative of the Middle East, Representative Office of Switzerland; Maher Daoudi, Senior Programme Manager, Humanitarian Assistance, Consulate General of Sweden, Jerusalem; Manar Al-Shiekh, Political Officer, Representative of Egypt; Pierre Le Goff, Political Officer, European Union; Hannes Alpen, Director, FES; Christoph Klement, Project Manager, FES; Malak Issa, Team Assistant, FES; Rohat Akcakaya, Intern, FES; Paula Köhler, Intern, FES; Jamal Al-Aref, UNDP; Zahid Butt, Student; Eveline Muhareb, Project Coordinator, DAAD; Andraous Jahshan, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center; Dr. Anja Zorob, Associate Professor, Birzeit University; Judith Höffkes, Project Manager, Willy Brandt Center Jerusalem; Petra Klose, Project Coordinator, Willy Brandt Center; Jana Fries, Project Manager, Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst (forumZFD); Hillel Schenker, Co-Editor, Palestine-Israel Journal; Charlotte Beck, Advisor, Local Governance Reform Programme (LGRP), GIZ; Thomas Dallal, Lawyer, Deputy Director, Diakonia; Dr. Helga Baumgarten, Professor, Birzeit University; Terry Bullata, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SCD); Saad Halawani, National Programme Manager, SCD; Hind Khoury, Secretary-General, Kairos Palestine; Dr. Wasfi Kailani, Royal Hashemite Court, Executive Director of the Hashemite Fund for the Restoration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jordan; Abdallah Al-Abbadi, Secretary-General, Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Jordan; Khalil Assali, Journalist, Akhbar ِAl-Balad; Ibrahim Abu Dalo, Lawyer; Nazeer Ansari, Retired, Indian Hospice; Sana' Hasna, Researcher, Jerusalem File, Palestinian Negotiation Support Project, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Dr. Ola Awad, President, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS); Rajai Khatib, Reporter; Fadwa Al-Shaer, Head of Board, Jerusalem Center for Women; Aida Haddad, Retired Librarian; Nora Carmi, Retired, Community Building; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Mohammad Jarallah, Businessman; Areej Deibes, Translator; Dr. Nafez Nubani, Medical Doctor; Samer Nusseibeh, CEO and Vice President, Mohammed Zaki Nuseibeh & Sons Group; Mohammad Abu Khdeir, Journalist, Al-Quds Newspaper; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA, Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team; Benjamin Ashraf, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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31
Dec
2018

Education in Jerusalem

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Dr. Ishaq Qutob, President, Arab Student Aid International; Mohammad Qutob, Doctor of Chemistry; Prof. Maher Natsheh, Acting President, Al-Najah University, Nablus; Lamis Alami, Former Minister of Education; Dr. Hisham Dajani, Head, Arab Orphan’s Committee
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
5
Dec
2018

The Question of Palestine: What Lies ahead?

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group, Netherlands: Jan Willem Weck, Moderator; Annelies Jorna, Researcher; Anho van Hoepa, Vice-Chairman; Hans van Dijk, Private Banker; Corni de Voght, Banker; Fenny van Veghen, Prosecutor; Erik Pool, Director; Jolanda Hillebrand, Coach, Pieter-Matthijs Gijsbers, Director.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
5
Dec
2018

Jerusalem and the Holy Places

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University
Participants: Delegation from the Comenius Leergangen Group, Netherlands: Jan Willem Weck, Moderator; Annelies Jorna, Researcher; Anho van Hoepa, Vice-Chairman; Hans van Dijk, Private Banker; Corni de Voght, Banker; Fenny van Veghen, Prosecutor; Erik Pool, Director; Jolanda Hillebrand, Coach, Pieter-Matthijs Gijsbers, Director.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
26
Nov
2018

FES-PASSIA Annual Cooperation 2019

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: FES, Jerusalem: Christoph Klement, Project Manager; Miriam Foerstle, Junior Guest Researcher; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA