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:

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

Prof. Ilan TroenDirector, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies

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.