The Palestinian Experience: Governance Integrity & Combating Political Corruption


AMAN Annual Conference 2021


“The Palestinian Experience:  Integrity of  Governance and Combating Political Corruption”

9:30 – 10:00


10:00 – 10:30

Opening Statement:  Mr. Abdel-Qader Al Husseini, Chairman of the Board -AMAN






10:15 – 10:45

Introductory Session:  Integrity of Governance (Concept vs. Practice)


Moderator:  Ms. Lamees Al-Alami, Board Member, AMAN



Paper (1): Integrity of Governance (Concept vs. Practice)


Paper (2): National Integrity Index 2020.


Dr. Azmi Al Shuaibi, Advisor to the Board of Trustees on Anti-Corruption, AMAN


Mr. Jihad Harb, Senior Researcher, AMAN







10:45 – 11:45

First Session: Access to Power



Paper (1): Elections in Palestine


Paper (2): Senior Positions Appointments in PA Institutions


Dr. George Giacaman, Board member, AMAN


Ms. Somod Barghouthi, Monitoring and Documentation Coordinator, AMAN


General discussion

11:45 – 12:00

Coffee Break







12:00 – 01:15





Second Session: Practicing the Power


Moderator: Ms. Hama Zeidan, Operations Director\AMAN



Paper (1): Respect for Public Freedoms in Palestine


Paper (2):  Power and Decision-Making  Mechanisms  


Paper (3):  Official Media Management & Integrity of Governance.


Mr. Isam Arouri, Commissioner-General of the Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR)


Mr. Isam Haj Hussein, Executive Director,AMAN


Dr. Muizz Karaja, Researcher

General discussion


Third Session: Official Oversight on the Governing Authority


Moderator:  Ms. Reema Nazzal, A Member of the Palestinian National Council



01:15 – 02:15





Paper (1): Role of the Legislative Council and Official Regulatory Institutions


Paper (2): Role of the Judicial Authority


Mr. Bilal Barghouthi, Legal Advisor, AMAN

Dr. Mu’in Barghouthi, Researcher


General discussion


Closing Statement

Dr. Mamdouh Aker