Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute: Annual Report 2005
This Annual Report records the achievements of the Palestine Economic Policy ResearchInstitute - MAS in 2005. During this year we began implementing our strategic plan for2005-2007, whichwas developed in 2004 based on a survey of policy-makers’ main priorities. MAS?s approachis strongly participatory, and policy-makers in ministries and elsewhere arecontinuously consulted and involved in setting the research agenda.
Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in the Public Health Services
This report examines the provision of transparent and equitable health services to Palestinians, concentrating on the public health insurance system. It will review the current procedures of providing health care services in the public sector, the standards and bases of professional ethics of administrators and workers in this sector, and a survey of the extent of information available to the public by the public health sector.
NGO Development Center: Capability Statement
NDC is an innovative Palestinian non-profit organization, established in 2006 in response to the need of having a sustainable Palestinian mechanism for providing support to the NGOs sector. NDC empowers Palestinian NGOs to better provide vital services to Palestinians living in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, especially the poor and marginalized.
Protection of Civilians Weekly Report | 20 - 26 July 2011
Israeli forces injure 25 Palestinians in the West Bank. Also in the West Bank, 15 Bedouin families forcibly evicted due to settler violence. Four other bedouin families displaced due to demolitions. Violence in Gaza declined. Gaza authorities execute two men. Movement through Rafah Crossing remains limited.
Matrix of Control: The Impact of Conditional Funding on Palestinian NGOs
The Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian people have for too long been suffering from the occupation and systematic destruction. As a result of the political regime implemented by the occupying state of Israel, including a dismal human rights record with regards to, among other things, access to services and resources and demolitions of homes and other structures, the conditions of the Occupied Palestinian Territories are facing immense difficulties.
Sustaining Achievements in Palestinian Institution-Building and Economic Growth
The September 2011 meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee coincides with the completion the Palestinian Authority’s ambitious two-year program “Palestine: Ending the Occupation, Establishing the State”, presented on August 25, 2009. There has been substantial progress in implementing the program’s goals and policies, centering on the objective of building strong state institutions. However, the onset of an acute fiscal crisis, accompanied by declining economic growth, may undermine the promise of these institution-building achievements.
Factsheet Series on Israeli Violations of Palestinian Children's Rights
7 factsheets (covering the Rights to Life, Education, Health, an Adequate Standard of Living and the Rights of Children Deprived of Their Liberty; and two articles: "Blaming the Victim - Palestinian Children and the Media; and "Refugee Camp Children Learn the Dr. Seuss Lessons of War"). Published in coordination with Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics and National Plan of Action for Palestinian Children.
The Economics of Agriculture in the Qalqilya and Tulkarem Districts
This study was commissioned by GVC – Gruppo di Volontariato Civile and carried out by the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS) as part of an EC-funded project aimed at improving the economic and social conditions of Palestinian rural villages in the Tulkarem and Qalqilya districts by increasing agricultural productivity and profitability and enhancing food security.
Mapping of Organizations Working With Youth in the oPt
This exercise was a mapping of all organizations dealing with youth. Some of them are involved only in youth related activities while others are involved in some projects related to youth. Over 540 organizations were approached: about 300 were from the West Bank and the rest were from the Gaza Strip, as noted in figure 1, below. Due to the problems of getting the filled questionnaires from the Gaza Strip, the team in Gaza was requested to retype all the answers so that they can send the material electronically for data coding and data entry in Ramallah.