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RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 12: Amb. Husam S. Zomlot, Head of General Delegation of the PLO to the United States; Strategic Advisor to Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas

Mar 29, 2018 04:30PM to 06:00PM
Location: 
Robertson Hall
Arthur Lewis Auditorium
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Amb. Husam S. Zomlot, Head of General Delegation of the PLO to the United States; Strategic Advisor to Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, APRIL 12. Princeton University’s "Conversations about Peace" lecture series continues March 29 with a talk by Husam Zomlot, Palestine’s ambassador to the United States. His visit comes during a time of high tension between Washington and Palestine, after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

This lecture series is designed to engage students, scholars, visiting practitioners and the community in thinking about the Middle East peace process with a more proactive, pro-peace approach. The event will occur Thursday, March 29, at 4:30 p.m. in Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Zomlot serves as strategic advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and head of the General Delegation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the United States. He was sworn in as ambassador in March 2017.

Zomlot has also served as ambassador-at-large for President Abbas, deputy commissioner of the Fatah commission for foreign relations, and as charge d'affaires at the Palestinian mission to the United Kingdom. He was born in the Shabura refugee camp in the southern tip of the Gaza Strip.

The Conversations about Peace lecture series is co-sponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.