AMAN: Annual Report 2009
AMAN-Coalition for Integrity and Accountability was established in the year 2000 upon the initiative by a number of Palestinian civil society organizations working in the fields of democracy, human rights, and good governance. The program was designed to promote the values of integrity, principles of transparency and systems of accountability in the various Palestinian sectors with the aim of participating in the building of a national integrity system.
Palestinian Non Governmental Organizations and the Private Sector: Potentials for Cooperation and Partnerships
This study comes within the framework of the NGO Development Center’s (NDC) efforts to develop the NGO sector to become more responsive, transparent and accountable to Palestinian communities. This is to be accomplished by setting standards and promoting collaboration within the NGO sector. It will be supported by strategic policy research, planning, and a strategic plan.
Detention Bulletin - Issue 14 - February 2011
In February 2011, two videos emerged from the village of An Nabi Salih, which is located approximately 15 km north of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Adjacent to the village is the Israeli settlement of Hallamish. The first video shows the arrest of an 11-year-old boy accused of stone throwing, and the second video shows Israeli soldiers entering a house in the village at 1:00 am to record details and photograph the children. Most Fridays since early 2010, the residents of An Nabi Salih have staged weekly demonstrations against the expansion of the nearby settlement.
Bankrolling Colonialism
This factsheet focuses on American Zionist organizations that support settlements in the Jordan Valley. More precisely, it examines how these organizations normalize and legitimize illegal settlement activity through improving living conditions for settlers and promoting the settler and Zionist cause in the international sphere. These organizations use a variety of strategies and language to convey a righteous and moral image of settlers and settlements throughout the West Bank, but especially those in the Jordan Valley, through emphasizing their vulnerability and precariousness.
NGO Development Center: Brochure
The NGO Development Center (NDC) is an innovative Palestinian non-profit organization established in November 2006 in response to the need of having a sustainable Palestinian mechanism for providing financial and technical support to the NGO sector. NDC is governed by a policy board of directors that is composed of representatives from society experts, NGO networks and unions, academia, and the private sector. It is composed of 13 members elected by the general assembly once every three years.
International Charitable Associations and Non Governmental Organizations in Palestine
This study does not address the controversy over the significance of the role of international NGOs and their negative or positive impact on various aspects in Palestine. The Coalition for Integrity and Accountability AMAN conducted this study to examine the work environment of these organizations and the level of transparency and accountability as decisive factors in determining the efficiency of their integrity systems. This is the core mission of AMAN as an organization for transparency and accountability.
Local to Global: Palestinian Youth Issues and Concerns
This research paper aims at exploring the vision and views of the Palestinian youth and youth organizations about the most important problems and concerns of the Palestinian youth, their needs, and the obstacles that stand in their way of achieving their dreams. In addition, the research seeks to identify the most important concepts that the Palestinian youth think of analyzing the issues, concerns, activities, and work of their local youth organizations and their relationships with international organizations.
Critical Review of the Proposed Palestinian Electronic Commerce and Signatures Law
This study critically reviews two draft laws prepared by the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), namely the Electronic Transactions (ECommerce) Law and the Electronic Authentications (E-Signatures) Law. It also provides recommendations to improve the draft laws and create a favorable legal environment to facilitate e-commerce in Palestine. The paper first defines the various aspects of electronic commerce, highlighting its importance and advantages.
Cash Versus In-Kind Assistance: Statistical Study of a Household survey in Palestin
The aim of this study is to help donors identify which of the two forms of assistance best supports the poor and food insecure within the prevailing socio-economic conditions in the Palestinian Territories and the structure of households and poverty profiles in WBGS. To address this topic, the study applies various statistical methods to data from a household survey conducted by the Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). The survey (Palestine Poverty Perception, PPP Survey) covered 2087 Palestinian households and was conducted in 2006.