Experts Outline Challenges, Propose Solutions for Gaza at ATFP-UNRWA Briefing
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - May 18, 2014 - 11:00pm

A group of prominent experts identified a number of key challenges facing the Gaza Strip and its Palestinian residents, and ways to address them, at a briefing jointly hosted by the American Task Force on Palestine (


Is the Mideast peace process dead?
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In PBS - April 23, 2014 - 11:00pm

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Remarks by White House Coordinator Phil Gordon at ATFP Oct. 29 Gala
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - October 30, 2013 - 11:00pm

Remarks by Phil Gordon, White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf (AS PREPARED) American Task Force On Palestine (ATFP) 10th Anniversary Gala, October 29, 2013  


America's Challenge in the Arab World
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In The Huffington Post - April 7, 2013 - 11:00pm

 


How American Diplomats Became Israel’s Lawyers
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In - March 21, 2013 - 11:00pm

  Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East


World Bank Transfers $60.5M in Budget Support to PA
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from
March 13, 2013 - 11:00pm


Wednesday 13th March, the World Bank transferred $60.5 million to the Palestinian Authority from the Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund (PRDP-MDTF), a multi-donor budget support mechanism administered by the Bank, said a press release by World Bank. The statement said the funds contributed by the governments of the United Kingdom and Norway will help support the urgent budget needs of the PA, providing inter alia support for education, health care and other vital social services for the Palestinian people and for the economic reforms currently underway.


PNA calls for int'l action to save Palestinian economy
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
March 11, 2013 - 11:00pm


The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on Tuesday called for an immediate international action to stop Israeli restrictions on Palestinian economy. This call came after the World Bank issued a report warning that the continued deterioration of the Palestinian economy "will have lasting and costly implications for economic competitiveness and social cohesion."


World Bank: Israel restrictions impede Palestinian economy
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
March 11, 2013 - 11:00pm


Israeli closures and restrictions are causing lasting damage to the competitiveness of the Palestinian economy, the World Bank said Tuesday. Israeli-imposed economic restrictions continue to constrain sustainable economic growth, a situation that is unlikely to change without political progress, according to the World Bank's latest report. The economic monitoring report warns that the Palestinian economy is in danger of losing its capacity in the global market.


Is Qatari cash keeping the calm in Gaza?
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Jerusalem Post
by Yaakov Lappin - February 19, 2013 - 12:00am


Israeli deterrence has so far successfully kept Hamas from violating the cease-fire reached after an eight-day round of violence in November, but a second factor might also be playing a role in upholding the unprecedented calm along the Gaza-Israel border: economics.


Islamic summit to recommend Palestine 'safety net'
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
February 4, 2013 - 12:00am


The Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit in Cairo this week will recommend its members donate to a financial "safety net" for Palestine, according to a draft statement ahead of the conference. At a preparatory meeting of senior officials on Sunday, a statement was prepared calling on Islamic nations to donate to Palestine under the OIC banner. The funds will go towards Palestine's strategic plan to develop the city of Jerusalem, which was approved by the group in August 2012, according to the statement published on PA news site Wafa.



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