Phone 08 2855612
PO Box: 225
Ahmed J. Sourani
Date of Birth:
31st July 1965
University of The Middle East in cooperation with Castilla
La Mancha University, Toledo- Spain Institute of Good
Governance, Public Policies and Civil Society. (Institute
University, Ramallah, Palestine
Professional Management of NGOs. (Professional High Diploma
University of Gaza .
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature.
Secondary School –Gaza.
Secondary School Certificate.
till now: Director of Projects & External Relations Dept.
-Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees (PARC) -Gaza
till December 2002: Branch Executive Director of the
Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees (PARC)- Northern
till Dec..1999: Director of Business Service Center for
Women’s Enterprises (BSC), a micro & small business
incubator, funded by International Fund For Agricultural
Development (IFAD), implemented jointly with AIDOS (an
international Italian NGO).
till Dec.1995: Information Officer of Palestinian
Agricultural Relief Committees (PARC) Gaza Strip.
of the editorial board of ‘Maraya’ a Palestinian development
newspaper (between 1990-1997).
Coordinator of Block Grant Project implemented by PARC for
capacity building of Palestinian rural CBOs in Gaza. A one
year project funded by the World Bank.
Coordinator of management board of Small Projects Fund
(SPF); A fund for the support of CBOs and civil society
initiatives in Gaza Strip.
Consultancy and Training :
Monitoring and Evaluation system (PME).
of Business Incubator for income generating activities.
and assets assessment.
Governance, public policies and civil society.
To Conflict (RTC).
Regional Networking for Development.
International & Regional Cooperation for Development :
Alexandria, Egypt. IFAD international workshop on behalf of its
International Program for Relief & Development-MENA.
Bethlehem, Palestine. IFAD regional workshop for relief and
development program In Gaza & Jericho.
Ram Allah, Palestine. IFAD regional workshop for relief and
development program in Gaza & Jericho.
bridges in Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation(PME) Participating
in four annual plenary workshops initiated by five ecumenical
funding agencies and nine southern development organizations to
share and discuss their working PME systems & methods, and to
decide upon steps to improve these. This unique north south
collaborative project, provided participants with valuable
insights into how they could instill a capacity to learn the
working practices of their organizations. Generally, the use of
simple, systematic procedures can increase the strength of our
organizations, the quality of the work, and the communication
with and participation of our organizations.
Rajendrapur, Bangladesh, March 1998
Pedro Sula, Honduras, April 1999
Gaza – Palestine, Regional workshop about Future of Urban
Agriculture in Gaza organized jointly by PARC –Palestine, ETC
–Netherlands & IDRC –Canada.
1999, Rome, 18-19, Bethlehem 2000 International Conference,
sponsored by the committee on the exercise of the Inalienable
Rights of the Palestinian People.
August 5 2000, Denver, Colorado, The international conference
Millennium Connection: Shaping Profound Social Change, organized
by the Institute of Cultural Affairs of the United States (ICA-
Noordwijk, Netherlands, Participate in a consultative
conference (organized by Novib- Oxfam Netherlands) with 45
partners from conflict affected regions.
1996—2004, Sharing in many developmental activities related to
advocacy, public meetings and Cross cultural communications in ;
Italy, UK , Spain, France, USA, Netherlands, Egypt, Jordan and
Associations Membership :
leading and joint steering committees for relief & emergency
knowledge and experience in coordination & communication for
local, regional & international cooperation for development.
leasing with many regional and international funding
experience in coordinating and participation in some local &
regional networks and workshops.
access to many computer programs and Internet.
mother tongue language.
excellent command of written and spoken.
command of written and spoken.
Associations Membership :
Member in democratic thought club.
Board member in the institute of