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Lecture: “Transboundary Water Issues – A Palestinian Perspective” by Dr. Shaddad Attili (Former Minister of Water & Head of the Palestinian Water Authority) (virtual)

November 1, 2021 | 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm


Dr. Attili is currently an advisor ranking Minister at the Negotiations Affairs Department-PLO and is senior Palestinian negotiator for water and an international activist and expert in transboundary waters, hydro-diplomacy and conflict resolution. He served as the Palestinian Minister of Water and Head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) from 2008 to 2014. Before that, served eight years as principal policy adviser on water issues for the PLO’s Negotiation Support Unit (NSU).


In honor of his many contributions and accomplishments, Dr. Shaddad Attili was awarded France’s highest decoration, the Legion d’Honneur, by French President Francois Hollande. A geologist by training, with a Doctorate in Science and Industrial Technology from Orleans University, France in 1999. BSc in Geology and MSc in Industrial Geology from Al Yarmouk University, Jordan.


Zoom link:   |   Meeting ID: 833 3367 0148


This talk is being given as part of the course on Transboundary Water Management given at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University.

For more information contact Dr. David Katz at


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November 1, 2021
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
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