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Lecture: “Palestinian Politics and the Pursuit of Israeli- Palestinian Peace” by Ghaith Al-Omari

Ghaith Al-Omari is Executive Director at the American Task Force on Palestine. Prior to that, he served as the Director of the International Relations Department in the Office of the Palestinian President, and advisor to former Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas. Mr. Al-Omari was an advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team throughout the permanent status negotiations (1999–2001). He participated in various negotiating rounds, most notably the Camp David summit and the Taba talks. He was also the lead Palestinian drafter of the Geneva Initiative.

Cosponsors: Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC Hillel, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies

Tue Feb 25 11pm – Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:30am GMT (no daylight saving)
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, UNC-Chapel Hill (map)