Islam Abdul Jabbar

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Mr. Islam Abdul Jabbar has been a team assistant at the FES office since March 2018. He holds a BA degree in Law from the Birzeit University and is currently enrolled in a MA program in International Relations at the same university.  He also obtained his attorney license in 2015 and worked as a lawyer and human rights defender.

Mr. Abdul Jabbar participated in the annual international parliamentary scholarship offered by the German Parliament (Bundestag) in 2014. He received an intensive training to familiarize himself with the democratic parliamentary system in Germany. During the program, he was  trained in the office of Ms. Kerstin Griese, member of the Social Democratic Party.

Mr. Abdul Jabbar was also participating in the Young Leaders Program, which is organized by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in cooperation with WATC, until he started his work at the FES.