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Online Conference- Climate Change and National Security: Implications for Israel and the Middle East

The INSS and KAS Israel are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel (KAS Israel) are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

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Program

September 15, 2020

Tuesday | 16:00-17:30 Israel Time, 15:00-16:30 CEST, 09:00-10:30 EDT | Live on the INSS website and social networks

The conference will be held in English, with Hebrew subtitles

The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel (KAS Israel) are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

In the event, which will be live-streamed on the INSS website, Facebook and Twitter pages and YouTube channel, experts will discuss the impact of global warming on stability in the Middle East, the dangers inherent in the region’s severe water shortages, and dire predictions that the Persian Gulf region may no longer be livable by 2050.

Do you have questions for the experts? Send them to us on our social networks during the live-stream, and we will forward them to the speakers.

Participents:

Opening Remarks: MK Miki Haimovich, Deputy Chair of Knesset, and Head of the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee.

The Honorable John Conger, Director of the Center for Climate and Security, and Senior US Advisor to the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS).

The Honorable Sherri Goodman, Senior Strategist at the Center for Climate and Security, and Secretary General of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS).

Dr. Louise van Schaik, Head of Unit EU & Global Affairs and Senior Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute.

Dr. Colin Price, Head of the Porter School of Environmental Studies at Tel Aviv University.

Brig. Gen. (res.) Udi Dekel, Managing Director, INSS.

Moderator:Dr. Shira Efron, Senior Researcher, INSS, Special Advisor on Israel with the RAND Corporation, and Adjunct Scholar at the Modern War Institute, West Point

Here you will find the program for download: 90929-2_INSS-Climate-Change_eng_NEW-1.pdf

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