Peace and Democracy Forum (PDF)

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Peace and Democracy Forum (PDF) is a Palestinian NGO based in East Jerusalem.

Peace and Democracy Forum (PDF) is a Palestinian NGO based in East Jerusalem that aims:

  • To raise awareness in the Palestinian public regarding their economic and social environment, and to enhance individual and group involvement in order to develop elements of sustainability within the society;
  • To encourage concerned Palestinians within the various sectors of society to make use of the available legal, economic and social means in order to run their affairs;
  • To enhance democratic behaviour, practices and measures within Palestinian institutions and within society;
  • To promote openness, transparency and accountability within the public sector institutions and within civil society institutions;
  • To promote the concept of peace as a necessary element in order to develop the Palestinian society and Palestinian statehood;
  • To highlight methods of non-violence to resolve social, economic and political conflicts; and
  • To mobilise public support for negotiations in order to achieve a peaceful settlement to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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