1. Networks and Coalitions
BADIL is a founding member of the Global Palestinian Refugee Network, a coalition of Palestinian organizations from Palestine and the Palestinian Diaspora that has been established to provide a framework for the collective and strategic struggle for the realization of the rights of Palestinian refugees and internally displaced persons, specifically, the rights recognized under the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 194 of 1948 and the United Nations Security Council Resolution 237 of 1967.
2015 marks the launch of the GPRN and its leading role in the development and implementation of the campaign regarding the financial crisis of the UNRWA and the responsibility of the international community towards UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees. BADIL’s statement
was endorsed by the GPRN, many Palestinian community-based organizations, refugee popular committees and the Palestinian political parties.
BADIL was hosted by Ma’an News Network for two thirty minute interviews on topics covering the UNRWA deficit crisis and Palestinian Refugees from Syria.
BADIL in the News: alternative news venues featured 26 articles highlighting BADIL’s rights-based solution, initiatives and activities, and/or mentions of BADIL’s work, including reference to the Protection Handbook; in addition to 5 academic references to BADIL’s research.
BADIL published 9 English and 19 Arabic press releases relating to its activities, publications and work in all its programs.