Meetings & Workshops

 
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
27
Oct
2018

Al-Aqsa Mosque (Al-Haram Ash-Sharif)

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: Jerusalem.
Participants: Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, General Director of the Islamic Waqf, Jerusalem.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
23
Oct
2018

The Current Palestinian Impasse

  • Organizer: The Carter Center, Ramallah.
  • Location: American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem.
Participants: Amb. (ret.) Mary-Ann Peters, CEO, The Carter Center (TCC), USA; Hrair A. Balian, Director of Conflict Resolution Program, TCC, USA; José Vericat, Country Representative & Field Office Director, TCC, Ramallah; Qais As'ad, Program Manager, TCC, Ramallah; Dr. Yara Hawari, Palestine Policy Fellow, Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
8
Oct
2018

Jerusalem, Palestine, and the “Jewish Nation-State” Law

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: YWCA, Wadi Al-Joz, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Dr. Ahmed Tibi, Member of the Knesset & Head of the Jerusalem Committee in the Arab Joint List
Participants: Danielle Haven, Consul General of Belgium; Arnaud Foray, Assistant à la Chancellerie Politique, French Consulate; Matilda Rosenkvists, Intern, Swedish Consulate; Francesco Paolo Russi, Intern, Italian Consulate; Simon Mmutle, First Secretary, Representative Office of South Africa; Sigbjørn Litland, First Secretary, Representative Office of Norway; Patrick Jacobs, Counsellor Political, Representative Office of South Africa; Rodolfo Sahium Ribeiro, Second Secretary, Representative Office of Brazil, Ramallah; Justyna Pabian, Representative Office of the Republic of Poland; Amb. Afif Safieh, Roving PLO Ambassador for Special Missions, UK; Andreas Hermann, Head of the GIZ Civil Society Program; Greg Mahler, Professor of Politics, Earlham College, USA; Andrew Hebert, PIJ; Thomas Dallal, Deputy Director, Diakonia; Anna Reimann, Spiegel Journalist; Eman Kasz, Journalist; Suleiman Abu Dayyeh, Head, Palestine Desk, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF); Christoph Klement, Project Manager, FES; Saliha Engel, Intern, FES; Majdoleen Jibril, PCBS; Jamal Al-Natsheh, Dr. Social Affairs; Ibrahim Mattar; Sheikh Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University, Member of the Islamic Higher Committee; Ahmad Rwaidy, Head, Representative Office of Organization of Islamic Cooperation to the State of Palestine; Claudette Habash, Caritas; Azzam Dakkak; Mazen Jabari, Director, Youth Development Department (YDD); Samer Nusseibeh, CEO and Vice President, Mohammed Zaki Nuseibeh & Sons Group; Ibrahim Abudalo, Lawyer; Yasmin Abu Ghazaleh, Palestinian Family Planning & Protection Association; Walid Salem, Lecturer; Usama Halabi, Lawyer; Maha Samman, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Salah Zuheikeh, Fateh; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Sana' Hasna, Researcher, Jerusalem File, Palestinian Negotiation Support Project, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Samia Khouri, Retiree; Imad Muna, General Manager, Educational Bookshop; Dr. Safa Nasser Eddin, Vice President for Jerusalem Affairs Al-Quds University; Dr. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University; Mohammad Abu Khdeir, Journalist, Al-Quds Newspaper; Mohammad Abed Rabbo, Miftah; Areej Deibes, Translator; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team; Tasneem Qasem, PASSIA Team; Jeanne Dubroca, Intern, PASSIA; Irena Dahl, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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29
Sep
2018

25 Years Since the Oslo Accords Were Signed

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Unni Rambøll, Acting Norwegian Representative to the PA, Ramallah; Delegation from the Verdens Gang-VG: Grethe M Malkmus, Organization Director, HR & Economy; Hanne Skartveit, Political Editor; Christian Haneborg, Commercial Director; Jane Throndsen, Editor Magazines & Consumer Business; Gard Steiro, Chief Editor; Tora Bakke Håndlykken, News Editor; Ola Stenberg, Digital Editor; Jeanne Dubroca, Intern, PASSIA; Irena Dahl, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
24
Sep
2018

Current Israeli Agendas in Occupied East Jerusalem and Their Implications for the Two-State-Solution

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: YWCA, Jerusalem.
Speakers: Ofer Zalzberg, Senior Analyst, Middle East and North Africa Program, International Crisis Group
Participants: Amb. Anna-Kaisa Heikkinen, Head, Representative Office of Finland, Ramallah; Douglas Scott Proudfoot, Head, Representative Office of Canada, Ramallah; Aleksandra Bukowska-McCabe, Head, the Representative Office of the Republic of Poland, Ramallah; Rodolfo Sahium Ribeiro, Second Secretary, Representative Office of Brazil, Ramallah; Danielle Haven, Consul General of Belgium; Francesco Paolo Russi, Intern, Italian Consulate; Tom Rutledge, British Consul General; Unni Rambøll, Deputy Head, Representative Office of Norway, Ramallah; Hugo Henry, Deputy Consul and Political Advisor, French Consulate; Julien Thöni, Head, Representative Office of Switzerland; Amb. Francisco Mauro de Holanda, Head, Representative Office of Brazil; Christoph Klement, Project Manager, FES; Saliha Engel, Intern, FES; Bülent Korkmaz Coordinator, TIKA; Muhammet Akcay, Deputy Coordinator, TIKA; Yahya Kemal Tunca, Deputy Coordinator, TIKA; Rami Sublaban, Project Assistant, TIKA; Luca Szucz, PhD Student, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology; Tamás Szenderák, Delegate, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); Kathrin Lorenz, GIZ; Andreas Hermann, Head of the GIZ Civil Society Program, GIZ; Andrew Hebert, PIJ; Bernadette Loussi, Program Coordinator, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung, Jerusalem; Shifa Jayousi, Program Officer, UNSCO; Dr. Safa Nasser Eddin, Vice-President, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Azmi Abu Soud, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Samer Daoudi, Policy Adviser & Communications Coordinator, PNGO Network; Abdel Qader Al-Husseini, Head of the Board of Directors, Faisal-Husseini Foundation; Fadwa Husseini, Executive Director, Faisal Husseini Foundation; Claudette Habash, President of Board of Trustees, Bethlehem University; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer; Fayzeh Zalatimo, Consultant, Red Crescent Society & Member of the Board of Trustees, Dar Al-Tifl Al-Arabi, Jerusalem; Lucy Nusseibeh, Al-Quds University; Marwan Asali, Representative in Palestine, Universal Hospital Services; Ahmed Maswadeh, EWBZN; Elias Loussi, Civil Engineer, Jerusalem; Maha Samman, Professor, Al-Quds University; Dr. Nafez Nubani, Medical Doctor; Sandrine Amer, Director, YWCA, Jerusalem; Dr. Samir Ameen Khatib, Medical Doctor; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Dr. Suleiman Ghosheh, Medical Doctor, Jerusalem; Mohammad Abed Rabbo, Miftah; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team; Tasneem Qasem, PASSIA Team; Jeanne Dubroca, Intern, PASSIA; Irena Dahl, Intern, PASSIA; Ruth del Pino Bleijerveld, Intern, PASSIA.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
1
Sep
2018

Jewish-Arab Relations vis-à-vis Israel's National State Law

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Shlomo Abulafia, Agronomist; Danny Rubinstein, Journalist; Avishei Margalit, Professor; Uri Katz, Biologist; Peleg Radoy, Retiree; Maya Bar-Hillel, Professor.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
7
Jul
2018

Jerusalem in the History of the Palestinian Cause and in Palestine's Diplomatic Relations and the Increasing Israeli Settler Presence in the City

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: University of Cambridge Students: Jay Mens; Frida Winzell; Hani El-Bay; Naman Habtom; Barry Colfer; Ishaan Bhardwaj; Sudipta Purkayastha; Daniela Bosnjak; Micayla Colman; Kate Sligo; Olivia Grace Cowgill; Isuru Devendra; Theo Demotele.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
3
Jul
2018

Working Dinner on the Occasion of Visitors from the European Commission.

  • Organizer: Residence of the EU Representative, Jerusalem.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Christian Danielsson, Director General in DG for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, European Commission, and Michael Miller, Head of Unit, Middle East in DG Neighbourhood South, European Commission; Ralph Tarraf, EU Representative, Jerusalem; Alessandra Viezzer, Head of Cooperation, EU Representative Office, Jerusalem; Dr. Nasser Qudwa, Chairperson, Yasser Arafat Foundation; Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh, Head, PECDAR, Ramallah; Diana Buttu, Private Attorney and Consultant, Haifa/Jerusalem.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
1
Jul
2018

Working Dinner for the Visiting Minister President of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels.

  • Organizer: Consulate General of Belgium..
  • Location: Residence of the Belgian Consul General, Jerusalem.
Participants: Rudy Demotte, Minister President of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels, Belgium; Belgian Diplomats; Palestinian Civil Society Members.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
28
Jun
2018

The Strategic Leadership Course of the Austrian Government

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: Dr. Andrea Nasi, Austrian Representative; Strategic Leadership Course of the Austrian Government: Michaela Amschl; Walter Auer; Philipp Bodzenta; Karl-Heinz Bohl; Wolfgang Bont; Bernhard Collini-Nocker; Renate Dopplinger; Josef Eltantawi; Peter Engert; Johann Essl; Norbert Frischauf; Norbert Griesmayr; Gottfried Haber; Michaela Huber; Philipp Ita; Andreas Januskovecz; Sandra Kick; Kurt Koleznik; Margaretha Kopeinig; Peter Koren; Franz Kueberl; Brigitte Mang; Julius Marhold; Arthur Maurer; Felix Montecuccoli; Peter Newole; Sigrid Oblak; Thomas Possert; Michaela Reitterer; Thomas Rochowansky; Angelika Schaetz; Ronald Schranz; Gregor Schuetze; Peter Skiczuk; Martin Stift; Albert Stoeger; Sabine Strasser; Thomas Von Der Gathen; Siegfried Voessner; Siegfried Walch; Brigitte Wolf.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
14
Jun
2018

The Present Political Situation in Palestine and Future Prospects

  • Organizer: PASSIA.
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem.
Participants: International Academic Exchange Delegation: Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Corey Brettschneider, Professor of Political Science at Brown University; Eleanor Brown, Professor of Law at Penn State; Dianne Pfundstein Chamberlain, Associate Research Scholar at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University; Steve Chan, College Professor of Distinction, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Farrand Residential Academic Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder; Terry Chapman, Senior Editor of International Studies Quarterly and Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin; Rachel A. Epstein, Professor of International Relations at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver; Matthew Fuhrmann, Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University; Jonathan HIllman, Fellow and Director of the Reconnecting Asia Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Mike Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame; Marcus Holmes, Assistant Professor of Government at William and Mary Zeit; Elizabeth Kier, Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington; Charles Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University, and Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, former Special Assistant to the President for National Security; Roseanne McManus, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Baruch College, CUNY; Jonathan Mercer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington; Nuno Monteiro, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of International Security Studies at Yale University; Andrew Moravcsik, Professor of Politics and Director of the European Union Program at Princeton University; Dan Reiter, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Political Science at Emory College; Joshua Rovner, Associate Professor in the School of International Service at American University; Branislav L. Slantchev, Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego; Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of New America, a think and action tank dedicated to renewing America in the Digital Age, Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University; Matias Spektor, Associate Professor in International Relations at FGV in Brazil and a columnist with leading newspaper Folha de S. Paulo; Robert Trager, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles; Alex Zakaras, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Vermont; Emuna Braverman, adult Jewish education and writing for aish.com; Nachum Braverman, Executive Director of Academic Exchange; Jay Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of OneMain Holdings, Inc., Board Member of a number of philanthropic organizations (e.g., The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and Say Yes to Education); Tammy Levine, active in philanthropy and on numerous charitable boards including Rye Country Day School, UJA of Greenwich, Greenwich Jewish Family Services, and J-Teen.
All Meetings & Workshops were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA