Omar Shaban

Omar Shaban

Omar Shaban is the Founder and Director of the Gaza-based PalThink for Strategic Studies an independent think tank with no political affiliation. He is an analyst of the political-economy of the Middle East and is a regular writer and commentator for the Arab and international media. Omar is a founder of Palestinian groups for Amnesty International, the deputy head of the board of Asala, an association promoting microfinance for women, and a member of the Institute of Good Governance.
The Pandemic: A View from Gaza
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The Pandemic: A View from Gaza

Mariam Mahmoud and Omar Shaban Editor’s note: This is the third in POMED’s series of short interviews with civic activists,…
Why the Palestinians should not dismantle the Palestinian Authority?
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Why the Palestinians should not dismantle the Palestinian Authority?

By Omar Shaban Until this day, many Palestinians demand that the Oslo Accords, which were signed by Yasser Arafat and…
Fighting poverty in the Gaza Strip requires developmental interventions
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Fighting poverty in the Gaza Strip requires developmental interventions

By: Omar Shaban The Gaza Strip is getting poorer every day that passes, and where the middle-class, which plays an…
COVID-19 in the Gaza Strip
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COVID-19 in the Gaza Strip

By: Omar Shaban, NESA Alumnus, Founder and Director of Palthink for Strategic Studies The Gaza Strip did not need a…
Gaza’s New Conflict: COVID-19
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Gaza’s New Conflict: COVID-19

By: Omar Shaban At a time when everyone was celebrating the arrival of a new decade, a rare once-in-a-100-year event…
The Implications of Israeli Elections on Palestinians
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The Implications of Israeli Elections on Palestinians

Abstract The results of the recent Israeli elections that took place on 9 April 2019 clearly indicated that reaching peace…
The World Bank Report on the Palestinian Economy Predicts Difficult Conditions on 2019-2020
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The World Bank Report on the Palestinian Economy Predicts Difficult Conditions on 2019-2020

By Omar Shaban The World Bank will present its report on the Palestinian economy at the donor’s  conference scheduled at …
Governance and the Future of the Arab World
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Governance and the Future of the Arab World

By: Omar Shaban The Hamas-Fatah divide and the Israeli-imposed blockade on Gaza, which began in 2007, have produced countless victims…
UNRWA’s Educational System and Impact
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UNRWA’s Educational System and Impact

By John Mark Shorack * October 2018 The United States government under President Trump recently announced the withdrawal of monetary…
The Future of the Palestinian Cause in the Shadow of the “Deal of the Century”
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The Future of the Palestinian Cause in the Shadow of the “Deal of the Century”

The Future of the Palestinian Cause in the Shadow of the “Deal of the Century” The Trump administration has adopted…
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