During his two-day visit to Palestine, Edward McMillan Scott, Vice President of the European Parliament, met with high ranking international observers like Gary Grappo, Ambassador of Tony Blair’s Quartet and Robert Serry, special envoy of th..
The same evening the prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas happened, there was another interesting event going on in Jerusalem. Passia, a longstanding FES partner organised a round- table discussion on the topic of the EU- and US positions to..
Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul in the Palestinian Territories: Constructive approaches to conflict resolution
The counseling visit of Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, member of the German parliament and former federal minister, under the general topic of “Israel and Palestine: Incentives for constructive conflict resolution” took place in Israel and P..
On 27 September FES Jerusalem welcomed a group of students from Beethoven-Oberschule Berlin Steglitz at the FES office in Sheikh Jarrah to a briefing on the current situation in the Palestinian territories. FES Project Manager Alexander Rüsch..
On September 17, FES Jerusalem organized a one-day seminar with a group of 26 young volunteers, who will be working in several institutions all over Israel for one year. Based upon recent data of the United Nations Office for the Coordination ..
On July 12, the FES office in Gaza in cooperation with its long-time partner PalThink for Strategic Studies hosted the first session of the 2011 project „Face the Public – Advancing Democracy in Palestine“. Entitled “Visions to Support..
At the beginning of June, the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO) in cooperation with FES’ Gaza Office conducted a training workshop for NGO activists, as part of a project intended to enhance NGO capacities in conflict transformation. 44 par..
The recent State-building process in the West Bank, set by PM Salam Fayyad’s Two-Year Plan “Ending the Occupation, Establishing the State”, built the focus of a SPD Bundestag delegation composed by Thomas Oppermann, Christian Lange, ..
For the fifth time, a German delegation featuring Christian Kröning, Federal Secretary of SPD Schleswig-Holstein, Sven Zylla, Office Manager to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Federal Minister of Social Affairs and Health Manuela Schwesig, and Ste..
Round Table featuring MP Matthias Platzeck and Representatives of the Christian-Palestinian Civil Society
On March 31 2011, a delegation led by Mr Matthias Platzeck, Prime Minister of the province of Brandenburg, and accompanied by Mr Götz Lingenthal, Head of the German Representative Office in Ramallah, came together with FES partners to ..