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Public Debates convened in 1998


Main Speakers

Palestinian Refugees Camps, Between the Status Quo and National Prospects

Dec. 1998

·   As ad Abdel Rahman, member of the Executive Committee of the PLO in charge of Refugees Affairs,

·   Jamal Al Shati, Chair - PLC Refugees Committee,

·   Abdallah Hourani, Chair - Palestinian National Council Refugees Committee

Public Boards of Inquiry

Nov. 1998

·   Adnan Amro, Faculty of Law, Al Quds University

·   Azmi Al Shuaiby, Chair of the PLC Budget Committee

The Future Of Higher Education In Palestine

Oct. 1998

The meeting included a keynote presentation by Munther Salah, Minister of Higher Education

The Socio-economic Needs and Priorities of Local Communities in the Eastern Vicinity of Jerusalem

Sept. 1998

·   Rafiq Al Natsheh, Minister of Labor;

·   Zuhdi Al Nashashibi, Minister of Finance;

·   Jamil Naser, Governor of Jerusalem;

·   Faisal Husseini, Minister in charge of Jerusalem affairs and local NGOs; some district PLC members; PECDAR and other governmental agencies.

The Role of the Attorney General in the Democratization Process

Jun. 1998

·   Rawya Al Shawa,

·   Nahid Al Rayyes,

·   Uthman Al Takrury,

·   Mursey Hujeir,

·   Ghazi Atrash,

The PNA s Three Years Development Plan

Feb. 1998

·   Hisham Awartani,

·   Fakhri AL Turkman,

·   Sameeh Al Abed.

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