PASSIA Presents - a Special Training Program on

Party Development (Part Two; Follow-up Workshop One: POLITICAL PARTIES IN PARLIAMENT)

June 27, 2006 - June 28, 2006
Ramallah

Speakers

Event Agenda

27 06 2006
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

How Parliament Works

Ali Jirbawi, Professor of Political Science, Birzeit University -

How Parliament Works
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Palestinian Party Politics and the PNC

Adel Samara, PNC member -

Palestinian Party Politics and the PNC
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Parameters of Political Debate; Issues being debated in the political arena.; Motives for positions (e.g., vote maximization, constituent representation, personal ideolo­gies, values of party leaders, etc).

Abdul Jawad Saleh, - Member of the PNC, former PLC member

Parameters of Political Debate; Issues being debated in the political arena.; Motives for positions (e.g., vote maximization, constituent representation, personal ideolo­gies, values of party leaders, etc).
28 06 2006
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

The Palestinian Legislative Council; Structure, Mandate and Basic Law; Standing Orders; Committees; Resolutions/decisions; Decision-making processes

Firas Milhem, Lecturer in Law at Birzeit University -

The Palestinian Legislative Council; Structure, Mandate and Basic Law; Standing Orders; Committees; Resolutions/decisions; Decision-making processes
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Being Opposition – Rights, Roles and Constraints

Azmi Shua’ibi, General Coordinator for Transparency Palestine -

Being Opposition – Rights, Roles and Constraints
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

How Parliament Works – Experience from the Knesset

Abdul Malek Dehamshe, Former Knesset Member -

How Parliament Works – Experience from the Knesset