02/18/2015, Ramallah Organizer:
Petra Pau’s visit to Ashtar TheaterExchange visits
Petra Pau, the Vice-President of the Bundestag (German Parliament), and member of the Left Party, visited RLS partner Ashtar Theater.
02/04/2015, RLS Office Organizer:
Addressing the International Criminal Court: Legal and Political Challenges and ExpectationsRound table
Lecture and discussion with Ms. Valentina Azarova, Assistant Professor in the MA in Human Rights & Democracy Program at Birzeit University and research consultant on Gaza for Amnesty International, and Mr. Shawan Jabareen, General Director of Al-Haq and Vice President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), on the subject: Addressing the International Criminal Court: Legal and Political Challenges and Expectations.
17.12.2014, Ramallah Organizer:
Gaza callingFilm screening
The Film “GAZA calling” produced by Nahed Awad highlight the situation of Gazians living in the West Bank breaking the Israeli regulations and laws. After screening the film, the producer and one of the participants answered the questions and commented on the feedback from the audience.
13.12.2014, Mafraq, Jordan Organizer:
Black and white. What do you think?Play
Tasharouk, RLS Partner, developed a play focusing on social justice issues. The team that was involved in this play were mainly Jordanian youth that have deep commitment to social justice issues. The play was shown at different universities in Jordan.
3.12.2014, Amman Organizer:
Social justice in Jordan: Laying a foundation for social justice discussions in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordanstudy presentation
Identity Center held a launch workshop to present its research on social justice in Jordan. At the event, which was held at 7iber in Jabal Amman, presenters Eng. Khaled Ramadan, Lawyer Noor al Imam, and Dr. Fakhir Daas, provided their insights on social justice before opening up the floor for Q and A and discussion.
Follow the link for a copy of the full report and to download the publication: http://www.identity-center.org/en/node/386
25.11.2014, Ramallah Organizer:
Qalandya International FestivalFestival
Qalandiya International was named for the refugee camp and old village just beyond the wall that separates Jerusalem from the camp, Ramallah and the rest of the West Bank. The festival comprises dozens of events — exhibitions, lectures, discussion panels, tours, screenings and street activities. RLS participated in supporting the event.
30.09.2014, Ramallah Organizer:
RLS Partner’s open dayOpen day
RLS aims to establish a tradition of networking by bringing together partners and networks, and to open space for common cooperation between them. This event provide also space for partners and networks to contribute and introduce their publications to each other.
3.09.2014, Ramallah Organizer:
Impact of the Israeli occupation on the implementation of climate change adaptation mechanisms for the agricultural sector in ‘C’ areas of the West BankStudy presentation
Our partner Union of Agriculture Work Committees (UAWC) held a national workshop to review the recommendation of research: “Impact of the Israeli Occupation on the Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Mechanisms for the Agricultural Sector in ‘C’ Areas of the West Bank.”
2.6.2011, Ramallah and Jerusalem Organizer:
Regional implications of the political change in EgyptFilm screening
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung – Palestine produced this documentary and its main screenings through one its projects in support of KARAMA Campaign.
Bon Voyage! is one of very few documentaries that show the trip of Palestinians through the Karama Bridge, which is also known as the King Hussein Crossing, Allenby Bridge, or simply “the bridge”,the term which resembles a psychological crisis and huge fears for Palestinians living in the West Bank who are forced to travel through this only crossing which is under full control of Israel as an occupying power, and where no laws apply, except for Israeli military laws that fail to meet international laws or norms.
8+9.4.2014, Birzeit and Jenin Organizer:
Rosa Luxemburg SeminarLecture and discussion
Dr. Jörn Schütrumpf presented the life and work of Rosa Luxemburg and answered the questions and commented on the feedback. The seminar was held at Arab American University in Jenin and Birzeit University.
6.4.2014, Ramallah Organizer:
Mapping of the Arab Left: Contemporary Leftist Politics in the Arab EastBook-Launching and Discussion
In the launched bilingual (Arabic and English) volume, “Mapping of the Arab Left: Contemporary Leftist Politics in the Arab East,” which was initiated by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation’s regional office Palestine, several Arab and one German researchers mapped out the situation, challenges, and perspectives of the Arab Left in the Arab Middle East (Mashriq).
23+24.2.2014, , Ramallah and Bethlehem Organizer:
Sleepless in GazaRoundtable
Drone war on Gaza is considered to be one of the raising issues, as part of the drone war all over the world. And it is “part of the wider Israeli intelligence and remote operating system which includes direct attacking capacities. Drones lay at the heart of this system.” Drones were first used by Israeli army in 2000, it led to the death of Hundreds and injured thousands. In addition, Drones have directly negatively impacted Palestinian psychological and social lives.
RLS addresses this topic by supporting a specialized study prepared by Dr. Atef abu Saif, political science professor at Al Azhar University – Gaza, and arrange two roundtable meetings to shed light on this ongoing war. The roundtable was organized at two places; at Ramallah and Bethlehem hosting Dr. Abu Saif on skype and hosting Mr. Norbert Schepers, head of RLS Regional Office Bremen in Germany.