Lectures & Events

“The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process and What It Tells Us About Negotiations”
CISCDR Distinguished Visitor Lecture Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution
MAR 21, 2006
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)

  • A key starting point for any negotiation is knowing what you want. Israelis weren't sure; Palestinians were

  • What can we learn from the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and other aspects of the reality of negotiations?

Speaker Information
Ambassador Dennis B. Ross
Former Special Middle East Coordinator; Counselor and Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Dennis B. RossAmbassador Dennis B. Ross is Counselor and Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and the first chairman of the Institute for Jewish People Policy Planning. For more than twelve years, Mr. Ross played the leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process in the administrations of presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. As the architect of the peace process, he was instrumental in assisting the Israelis and Palestinians in reaching the 1995 Interim Agreement, and he successfully brokered the Hebron Accord in 1997. He also facilitated the Israeli-Jordan peace treaty and worked intensively to bring Israel and Syria together.
Additional Information
Inaugural CISCDR Distinguished Visitor Lecture
The CISCDR Distinguished Visitor Lecture is one of the core initiatives established by CISCDR (Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution). This forum will present a wide scope of highly successful practitioners to further the Center's mission to prepare students for the multiple roles they will perform as lawyers in a global economy, by encouraging greater sensitivity to appropriate dispute resolution and skill development. Lecture topics will highlight the unity of theory and practice in the field of conflict and dispute resolution.

Free and open to the public. Reception following lecture.

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