JLSA: Israeli-Palestinian Panel Discussion, February 20 at 5:30pm
The George Mason University School of Law's Jewish Law Students' Association presents:
Israeli-Palestinian Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 20, 2007, 5:30 p.m.
In the Law School Atrium
Daniel Levy, Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, Levy was a policy adviser in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office and head of the Jerusalem Affairs Unit during the Barak Government. He was a member of the Israeli delegation to the Taba negotiations with the Palestinians in January 2001, and of the negotiating team for the 'Oslo B' Agreement from May to September 1995, under Prime Minister Rabin. Levy served as senior policy adviser to former Israeli Minister of Justice, Yossi Beilin. He was also the lead Israeli drafter of the Geneva Initiative.
Ghaith Al-Omari, incoming Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, he has served as foreign policy advisor to Palestinian President Abbas and as Director of the International Relations Department for the Office of the Palestinian President. He also served as a member of the Palestinian negotiating team at the Camp David summit and other negotiation rounds. He was also the lead Palestinian drafter of the Geneva Initiative.
Philip C. Wilcox, Jr, is President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, a Washington D.C.-based foundation devoted to fostering peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Wilcox retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in September 1997 after 31 years of service. While in the Department of State, Wilcox served as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary for Management, Deputy Director for UN Political Affairs in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, and in the Bureau for Middle Eastern and South Asian Affairs as Director for Regional Affairs, Director for Israeli and Arab-Israeli Affairs and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Middle Eastern Affairs. He also served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research and as Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Counter Terrorism.
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