Rising Temperatures, Rising Tension: Climate Change and the Future of the Middle East - Foundation Office Israel
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Thursday | 16:00-17:30 | Livestream on INSS website and social media:
The Institute for National security Studies (INSS) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel (KAS Israel) invite the public to an online conference titled “Rising Temperatures, Rising Tensions – Climate Change and the Future of the Middle East.” The conference will feature experts from Israel and other countries in the region, including Qatar and Jordan, who will discuss the implications of climate change for security and stability in the Middle East.
The discussion will be take place in English, and will be broadcasted live on the Institute's website, Facebook page, Twitter and YouTube channel.
Dr. Alexander Brakel, Head of the Foreign Office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in Israel
Dr. Deborah Sandler, Oxford Martin School Fellow; Chair, Track II Environmental Forum at the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Brig. Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog, International Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; former Chief of Staff, Israel's Minister of Defense
Tessa Terpstra, Counsellor, MENA Regional Envoy for Water and Energy Security, Embassy of the Netherlands based in Amman, Jordan
Ghaith al-Omari, Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; former Palestinian Authority official and advisor to Palestinian negotiation team on final status issues
Neeshad Shafi, Executive Director of Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar; MIT Climate Co-Lab Fellow
Dr. Shira Efron, Senior Researcher, INSS; Special Advisor on Israel with the RAND Corporation; Adjunct Scholar at the Modern War Institute, West Point