H.E. Dr. Abdalrahman Bsaiso

Personal Details 

Date of Birth:31.December1951
Marital status:Married
Wife:Nesreen F. A. Bseiso
Health:Very good
Languages::Arabic, English


Ph.D. Literature Criticism Cairo University 1996
M.A. Literature Criticism Cairo University 1980
Diploma Literature Criticism Cairo University 1977
B.A. Arabic Language and Literature Cairo University 1973

Positions held:
  • The Ambassador of the State of Palestine to the Slovak Republic (since October 2010 until now);
  • Minister’s Adviser for Strategic Planning and Policies (PNA Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Since Feb. 2010 until now);
  • Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs PNA – Since Jun. 2005 to Feb. 2010;
  • Head of the PLC Spookman's Divan and Director General of the Palestinian Center for Parliamentary Studies, Consolidation of Democracy and Human Rights (SHOMOOSS) – Since Dec. 2001 until Jun. 2005;
  • Director of ARABAI (Amnesty International Arabic Translation & Publishing Unit -ARABAI) Since Sep. 1995 until Dec. 2000;General Director of FARAH Institute for Children’s Publication and Culture Since Aug.1988 until Sep. 1995;
  • General Director of SANABEL Publishing and Distribution House – Since 1983 until 1988;
  • Executive Committee Member  of  the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) and Director of PRCS Media Department – Since  Jan.1979 until Aug. 1988;Chief Editor of BALSAM (Palestine Red Crescent Society Magazine) – Since Jun. 1980 Until Aug. 1988;
  • Broadcaster and Editor for “Voice of Palestine” – Since 1973 until 1980;

Main Publication:

  • Mask Poem in Modern Arabic Poetry; 
  • Text’s Read in Conjunction with its Textual Resources;
  • The Masks of One Thousand and One Nights in the Modern Poetry;
  • The Places of Exile in Ghassan Kanafany's Novels; 
  • Children Literature Between Writing of Composition and Composing of Writing;
  • Istelham Al-Yanbou; Inspiration of the Spring – Influence of Folk Heritage on the Artistic Structure of the Palestinian Novel;
  • Two Enlightenment Thinkers in the Mirror of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations Against Women
  • The Concept of Freedom in the Works of Louis Awad: A Study on the Constitutional Development in Egypt  
Documentary Films 
  • BORN OUT OF DEATH, 1981;
  • WHY? 1983;
  • LISTEN, 1985.

Conferences and festivals

Throughout the years since 1976 until now Ambassador Dr. Abdalrahman Bsaiso participated in many local, regional and international conferences and workshops on cultural, social and political issues. 

Lectures, Seminars and Training Courses 

Throughout the years since 1982 until now, Ambassador Dr. Abdalrahman Bsaiso presented or conducted hundreds of lectures, seminars and training courses on cultural, political and diplomatic issues.