Panel Discussion

Recognition of Palestinian Statehood

Wednesday September 7, 2011
 Hassenfeld Conference Center 

UN Recognition of  Palestinian Statehood
A New Dawn or Another Debacle?

This September, Palestinian representatives will call for a unilateral declaration of statehood in the United Nations. The implications and consequences of such a step will be explored by two experienced observers and participants in Israeli/Palestinian negotiations:

Panelists:
David MakovskyZiegler Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Ghaith al-OmariExecutive Director of the American Task Force in Palestine (ATFP) and former advisor to then Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas

Introduction:
Prof. Ilan TroenDirector, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies

Moderator:
Prof. Shai FeldmanJudith and Sidney Swartz Director, Crown Center 

Presented by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and the Crown Center with the support of Israel on Campus Coalition.