Uniting liberal efforts in Palestine
2 day workshop: “Uniting Liberal Efforts in Palestine”
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation office in Jerusalem (FNF) in cooperation with the Palestinian Youth Forum for Freedom & Democracy (PYFD), conducted a 2 day workshop titled “Uniting Liberal Efforts in Palestine "on 01 and 02 November 2018 in Ramallah. The invited participants were liberal seniors and youth, alumni and partners of FNF. The main topics discussed were concepts of civil society, adaptation of international laws, free market economy, sharing efforts with other NGOs and lessons learnt from regional & international models, education and capacity building, critical thinking and TOT. Besides that the weaknesses and strengths of liberal forces in Palestine were discussed. The main outcome was establishing a platform called “The Palestinian Liberal Alliance-PAL”, developing comprehensive bylaws for the alliance, creating a coordination committee, PYFD was selected as the temporary coordinating body of the alliance, setting and e-mail and whatsapp group. Last but not least, Mr. Hazem Kawasmi and Mr. Iyad Eshtayya were elected as speakers of the alliance and seven others as members of the committee.