© Judah Passow 1988
© Judah Passow 1983

Palestine Strategy Group

The Palestine Strategy Group (PSG) provides a vital and unique capacity to enable integrated and sustained Palestinian strategic thinking to help guide the Palestinian national project.  It is an active and influential group comprising more than 100 members. It engages a wide range of key Palestinians from different political, professional and geographic backgrounds.  It aims to inform and influence policy decisions. Created in 2008 and initially facilitated by the Oxford Research Group (ORG) the project has since provided sustained support for inclusive Palestinian strategic thinking at the highest level, it holds meetings, focus groups, develops strategic analysis, scenario planning and provides space for debate on policy formulations and ways forward.

 

ORG convenes meetings which prioritise inclusive strategic thinking. The project provides space for Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza and the diaspora and from across the political spectrum to develop policy discussions which help inform and guide the national project. Senior Palestinian political figures remain part of the group, as well as leading academics and thinkers.

 

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The Palestine Strategy Group project is supported by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry. 

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Team

Gabrielle Rifkind

Gabrielle Rifkind is the Director of the Oxford Process programme at Oxford Research Group (ORG), which leads on preventive diplomacy work and high-level mediation. She is a group analyst and...

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Dr Bashir Bashir

Bashir Bashir works with ORG as a consultant on its strategic thinking projects in Israel and Palestine. He is a Research Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, our local partner. ...

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Professor Oliver Ramsbotham

Oliver Ramsbotham is a Consultant on Oxford Research Group's (ORG) Middle East Programme. He was Chair of the Board from April 2007 until July 2013.

Oliver is a specialist on...

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Dr Husam Zomlot

Husam Zomlot is co-founder and co-ordinator of the Palestine Strategy Group. He serves as ambassador at large for the Palestinian government and adjunct professor and co-chair of the School of...

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Advisors

Sir Vincent Fean

Vincent Fean spent 38 years in the British Diplomatic Service, latterly as Ambassador to Libya (2006-10) and Consul-General, Jerusalem (2010-14). Now retired from the Diplomatic Service, he focuses...

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Dr Khaled Hroub

Dr Khaled Hroub works as an advisor on Oxford Research Group's (ORG) Middle East programme.Khaled is a leading expert on Hamas, Islamic movements and the politics of identity. He teaches Modern...

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Dr Tony Klug

Tony Klug is a special advisor on the Middle East to the Oxford Research Group and an international board member of the Palestine-Israel Journal. He has written extensively about Arab-Israel...

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