Adalah conducts tours for donors, journalists, human rights organizations and foreign ambassadors to Arab communities in Israel including the unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Naqab.

Study Tours in the Naqab, 2011

In 2011, Adalah conducted 34 study tours and briefing sessions in the Naqab for 200 people including donors, journalists, international advocacy networks (CIDSE), international human rights organizations (Amnesty International, Amnesty-UK), and other visiting groups from abroad to the unrecognized villages. Some tours were held jointly with partners including the Regional Council for the Unrecognized Villages in the Naqab (RCUV), the Negev Co-Existence Forum, PHR-I, Sidreh, and Yasmin al-Naqab, and other Arab NGOs.

Seminar and Tour with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing

Beer el Sebe, January 2002

In January 2002, Mr. Miloon Kothari, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, conducted a mission to the Occupied Territories. During his visit and that of Mr. Joseph Schechla of the Habitat International Coalition, Adalah and Professor Oren Yiftachel, Chair of the Geography Department, Ben Gurion University (BGU), invited them to Israel and co-organized a seminar at BGU for them to speak. At the seminar, Mr. Kothari and Mr. Schechla spoke on matters of policy and international human rights organizations' involvement in housing issues. Adalah also accompanied them on a visit to several unrecognized villages in the Naqab, where he also met with the Regional Council for the Unrecognized Villages.

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