Lara Friedman, president of FMEP, in conversation with Inès Abdel Razek, the Advocacy Director of the Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy, Zayne Abudaka, an economist and private sector development specialist, and Dr. Alaa Tartir, Researcher and Academic Coordinator at the … Continue reading Webinar – Is it Time to Reform International Aid to Palestine?
Since the Oslo Accords came into force in 1993, the European Union (EU) and its individual member-states have invested billions of Euros, with a view to establishing the basis for an independent and sovereign Palestinian state. As Israel’s colonization of … Continue reading The Limits of Securitized Peace: The EU’s Sponsorship of Palestinian Authoritarianism
US aid to the PA largely aims to solidify the role of the PA as a subcontractor to Israel’s occupation and has made the Israeli occupation cheaper and longer, which has benefitedIsrael’s economy, entrenched Palestinian fragmentation, and denied the potential for Palestinian democracy. For all these reasons, cutting … Continue reading Why cutting US aid to the Palestinian Authority is not a bad idea
This report consists of a mapping of donor aid to the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) from 2012-14, and where possible, 2015. The information was compiled making use of multiple databases, reports and published studies, as well as direct letters of … Continue reading Mapping of Donor Funding to The Occupied Palestinian Territories 2012 – 2014/15
This brief on Palestine is part of a report series from the Evaluation Department – “Country Evaluation Briefs” (CEB) – collecting and summarising existing evaluation findings from selected Norwegian focus countries. The purpose is to make relevant, systematically collected and … Continue reading Country Evaluation Brief: Palestine
Push for alternative development and aid paradigm: rights-based approach; Coalitions towards reforming the international financial institutions as the World Bank and IMF; Shift from supporting the trapped peace process, to support the steadfastness and resistance economy; and BDS can be … Continue reading The Impact of the International Aid and Policy Prescriptions on the Palestinian Steadfastness and Development
Economic Perspective with Political Flavour: Launch an economic-rights campaign for Palestinian youth; Reject the so-called economic peace, better politics will do it; Help in the sustainability of the small enterprises and the innovative youth initiatives. Paper presented at the World … Continue reading Impact of the Israeli Occupation and Apartheid on the Socio-Economic Conditions of the Palestinian Youth