Training Young - Leaders

Party Development

Dec. 7, 2007 - Dec. 10, 2007

Event Agenda

07 12 2007
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem - None

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Introduction

Dr. Samir Awad, Political Science Department, Birzeit University. - None

Introduction
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Introduction, contd.

Dr. Samir Awad - None

Introduction, contd.
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Palestinian Electoral and Parliamentary System and the Internal Democracy of Palestinian Parties

Baha Al-Bakri, Lecturer of Law, Birzeit University - None

Palestinian Electoral and Parliamentary System and the Internal Democracy of Palestinian Parties
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Break

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Break
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Party Formation (II): History of Palestinian Political Parties

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA - None

Party Formation (II): History of Palestinian Political Parties
7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
08 12 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Party Formation (III): Legal & constitutional frameworks Provisions and rules governing the creation, registration, operation, financing and dissolution of political parties.

Baha Al-Bakri - None

Party Formation (III): Legal & constitutional frameworks Provisions and rules governing the creation, registration, operation, financing and dissolution of political parties.
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Case Study: Forming a New Party in Palestine

Munib Al-Masri, The Palestine Forum (Al-Muntada Falastin) Lili Habash Sa'ed Abdul Hadi - None

Case Study: Forming a New Party in Palestine
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Case Study: Forming a New Party in Palestine, contd.

Munib Al-Masri Lili Habash Sa'ed Abdul Hadi - None

Case Study: Forming a New Party in Palestine, contd.
4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Leadership Styles (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader. Motivating others, leadership in cultural and situational contexts, leadership ethics)

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun, Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor, Ramallah - None

Leadership Styles (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader. Motivating others, leadership in cultural and situational contexts, leadership ethics)
7:45 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
09 12 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Institutional & Organizational Requirements of Parties

Christian Kröning, Executive Director of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) in the State of Schleswig-Holstein - None

Institutional & Organizational Requirements of Parties
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Institutional & Organizational Requirements, contd.

Christian Kröning - None

Institutional & Organizational Requirements, contd.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Intra-Party Politics

Azzam Ahmad, Head, Fateh Parliamentary Bloc - None

Intra-Party Politics
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Discussion with local party practitioners

Azzam Ahmad (Fateh) and Saleh Ra’fat (FIDA) - None

Discussion with local party practitioners
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Constitutional Systems & Parliamentary Government

Dr. GregoryMahler, Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Earlham College, Richmond, US - None

Constitutional Systems & Parliamentary Government
7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
10 12 2007
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Exercise: Preparing for a new Political Party in Palestine

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi - None

Exercise: Preparing for a new Political Party in Palestine
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

How to Improve the Palestinian Party System - Prospects and Problems

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi - None

How to Improve the Palestinian Party System - Prospects and Problems
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Party Formation Process in Israel

Dr. GregoryMahler - None

Party Formation Process in Israel
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Break

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Break
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Wrap up and final discussion

FES - PASSIA - None

Wrap up and final discussion
7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner