Director and EuroMeSCo "liaison officer": Mahdi Abdul Hadi
PASSIA seeks to present the Palestinian Question in its national, Arab and international contexts through academic research, dialogue, documentation and publication, with the aim of imparting an understanding of Palestinian issues to interested audiences, here and abroad.
PASSIA is not affiliated with any government, political party or organization, and it maintains a completely independent financial and legal status. All its activities are guided by scholarly objectivity and the desire to provide a forum for the free expression and analysis of a plurality of perspectives.
PASSIA works to achieve its goals through the implementation of the following regular programs: Research and Studies, Roundtable Meetings, Interfaith Dialogue, Training and Education in International Affairs, Training Programs for Civil Society Empowerment, and the Question of Jerusalem. In addition, PASSIA occasionally undertakes special projects. PASSIA is involved with and contributes to a variety of networks, cooperates with numerous regional and international institutions and participates regularly in local, regional and international conferences.
Areas of work
PASSIA works on all kind of aspects pertaining to the Palestine Question within its regional and global contexts through research, fora of exchange, publication, education, documentation and training.
Objective of the Euromed / Middle East programme
PASSIA is a founding member of EuroMeSCo and has since contributed to numerous EuroMeSCo workshops and seminar, among other things through research papers and presentations. In January 2000, PASSIA was the official host of the Fourth Annual EuroMeSCo Conference, entitled “Peace and Political Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Area,” which took place in Ramallah.
Membership to other networks
- Arab Partnership for Conflict Prevention and Human Security (Interim Network) - APCPHS
- Palestinian NGO Network - PNGO
- Arab NGOs Network for Development - ANND
- The Arab Social Science Research Network - ASSR
Hind Al-Husseini, Alley, 2 Wadi Al-Joz
P.O. Box 19545, Jerusalem / Al-Quds
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