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 Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Ghaith al-Omari, Executive Director of the American Task Force in Palestine (ATFP) and former advisor to then Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas
Prof. Ilan Troen, Director, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
Prof. Shai Feldman, Judith 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.