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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

Registration

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.

Speakers:

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

Speakers:

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.

Speakers:

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

Speakers:

Mr. Bilal Barghouthi, Legal Advisor, AMAN

Dr. Mu’in Barghouthi, Researcher

 

General discussion

02:15

Closing Statement

Dr. Mamdouh Aker