Policy Analysis and Advocacy Program

This program contributes to a constructive and just European foreign policy towards the region, based on human rights, gender democracy and on the vision of just and lasting peace.

Under this program, hbs supports partners who analyze the political situation in Palestine and the underlying causes of conflict, in order to provide policy advice to European and regional decision-makers and to raise the public’s awareness. Hbs and partners produce research, studies and policy papers, as well as periodic publications, and organize conferences, public debates, expert roundtables, delegations, advocacy, study tours and cultural interventions and workshops. By these activities, data and on-the-ground political analysis in Palestine is collected and provided, and through the access to on-the-ground data, the general public and the journalists/media in Europe and in the region is more informed on different points of view on the conflict. Also, policy makers and researchers are provided with in-depth analyses of regional issues.

Main Objectives:

• Strengthen capacities for academic research, analysis and strategic thinking.

• Support publications that provide on-the-ground analysis.

• Raise international awareness of

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Policy Paper: “Silwan - A Process of A Replacement”

Policy Paper: “Silwan - A Process of A Replacement”

Fact Sheet

The permanent residency status of Jerusalemites makes them subject to a range of social and economic push factors, creating a coercive environment that serves the Israeli policy of displacement / expansion in East Jerusalem. This policy paper focuses on Silwan.