Transboundary Environmental Management in the Arava and Beyond
Please join us for an insightful seminar on environmental issues facing the Middle East.
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UCLA School of Law
405 Hilgard Ave.
Water scarcity. Air pollution. We are all incredibly aware of the environmental issues facing
Please join us on September 9 for an enlightening and inspiring program featuring environmental experts from Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority who have championed the field of trans-boundary environmental cooperation through the model of the ground-breaking Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (www.friendsofarava.org). Learn about how the Arava Institute has advanced the mission that "Nature Knows No Borders" and how the Institute's successful model can be relevant to addressing challenges in our own region.
At 5:00 p.m., join us for an in depth seminar at the UCLA School of Law, suitable for academics, researchers, policy makers, and others. Our panelists include:
Clive Lipchin, Director of Research, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Shmuel Brenner, Faculty Member, Arava Institute, Former Senior Deputy Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection
Samer Talozi, Associate Professor, Bioenvironmental and Irrigation Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology
Nader Al-Khateeb, Director, Palestinian Authority Water and Environmental Development Organization, and Palestianian Director of Friends of the Earth Middle East
Peter Gleick, co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, who will present the keynote on the relevance of Southern California environmental issues to the Arava Institute model.
Advance registration is appreciated; space is limited to 175. For detailed information on this program, please visit www.friendsofarava.org or to make an advance registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, UCLA Law, Friends of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, UCLA School of Law Evan Frankel Environmental Law & Policy Program, UCLA Institute of the Environment, The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, and Hadassah of Southern California