Friday November 7th, 7:30 pm at alwan
Towards a New Initiative for Palestine:
The Role of Civil Society
a talk by Dr. Mustafa Barghouti
The Palestinian National Initiative
This event is free and open to the public
Dr. Barghouti is the Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative (Al Mubadara), a recently established democratic opposition movement in the realm of Palestinian domestic politics, co-founded along with Dr. Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Mr. Ibrahim Dakak, and Dr. Edward Said. In 1979, along with a number of like-minded doctors and health professionals, Dr. Barghouti also established the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (UMPRC) of which he is currently president. He is also founder and director of the Health, Development, Information and Policy Institute (HDIP) in Ramallah. He has written extensively on civil society, democracy issues and the political situation in Palestine, as well as co-authoring books and research on health development.
For more information, visit: //www.almubadara.org