Changes in the Air and Facts on the Ground

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Consequences for Palestine after the Arab Upheaval

fredag 14. september 2012, kl. 10:00

Sal: Amalie Skram

Arrangør: Fellesutvalget for Palestina, Palestinakomiteen i Norge og Norsk Folkehjelp

Inngang: Gratis

Opprøret i den arabiske verden har skapt store omveltninger i Midtøsten. 

Hva er situasjonen i dag?
Hvordan påvirker dette Palestina?
Hva er Norges rolle?

Konferansen går over to dager, fredag 14. september og lørdag 15. september, og foregår på engelsk.

Program fredag

10.00–13.00: Facts on the ground: Reports from Egypt, Lebanon and the West Bank
– Egypt: Andrea Zaki Stephanous, Secretary General in CEOSS, Coptic Evangelical Organisations for Social Services,
– Lebanon: Michel Nawfal, Institute for Palestine Studies in Beirut
– West Bank: Beesan Ramdan, Sherak Shebab, a Palestinian youth network

Moderator: Line Khateeb, former leader of Palestine Committee of Norway

Lunch: 13.00–14.00

14.00–17.00: The West and the present changes in the Middle East
– Any political space for new international initiatives? Jørgen Jensenhaugen, Ph.D-candidate in Modern Middle East History, NTNU Trondheim
– Norwegian policy on Palestinian unity Torgeir Larsen, Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
– Challenges for international NGOs working in Palestine Liv Tørres, Secretary General, Norwegian People’s Aid

Moderator: Arne Ørum, advisor, Norwegian Council for Mental Health