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Key Documents
Failing Gaza: A Report One Year After Cast Lead
This assessment and critique of international humanitarian response was released one year after the 2008-2009 Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. It includes a call to action. By: Several international NGOs including Diakonia, MAP-UK, Mercy Corps, Oxfam and others. 2009. 18 pages. English only. 
Draft PA Assessment of compliance with the Paris Declaration
This is a leaked (probably non-public) draft response by the Palestinian Authority to the OECD outlining the PA's assessment of compliance with the Paris Declaration principles: ownership, alignment, harmonization, managing for results, and mutual accountability. By: Unknown, but mostly likely the Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development ( 2011. 17 pages.
Reparations for Civilians Living in the oPt
This brief explores opportunities and constraints for reparations under international law. It is a rare, serious exploration of the topic of reparations applied specifically to the Palestinian situation. By: Harvard University Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research ( 2011. 23 pages. English only.
A Strategic Framework to Strengthen the Palestinian NGO Sector
Detailed strategy for the Palestinian NGO sector for the period 2013-2017, updating the 2006 sector strategy. By: NGO Development Center ( 2013. 121 pages. Arabic available at
PNGO Network Position Regarding Gaza Reconstruction Conference
Press release from PNGO, which represents 145 Palestinian civil society organizations. Released following the 2014 Israeli agression on the Gaza Strip and in advance of the October 2014 Cairo Donor Conference, it lays out principles and demands for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip. By Palestinian NGO Network ( 2014. 1 page.
International Assistance in Gaza: Aiding Fragmentation or Unity?
A "conflict sensitivity assessment" that draws deeply on perspectives from Gaza about aid response after the 2008-9 Israeli aggression. Provides specific, insightful and practical direction to aid actors some of which does not exist elsewhere. By: Center for Peacebuilding KOFF-swisspeace ( 2011. 24 pages. English only.
Can Oslo's Failed Aid Model Be Laid to Rest?
This policy brief argues that donors are reinforcing failed past patterns associated with the so-called “peace dividends” model while making only cosmetic changes to their engagement. It is useful as an overview of the way aid critics view the influence of the Oslo process on Palestinian national development. By Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network ( 2013.  8 pages. Available in Arabic at:
Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism Fact Sheet
Explanation of the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism. By: Office of the Special Coordinator for hte Middle East Peace Process ( Undated. 2 pages. English only.