Jan. 27, 2014 - FoEME INSS event with Thomas Friedman

EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) and the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) invite you to attend a conference on:

Cross Border Environmental Issues and Water Resources in the Context of the Peace Process

The conference discussed the joint management of cross-border environmental issues, with a particular focus on the urgency of dealing with water as one of the final status issues of the peace process.

Renowned New York Times journalist Mr. Thomas Friedman spoke at the conference, as well as Israeli Justice Minister Ms. Tzipi Livni.

14:45 – Gathering and Registration
15:30 – Opening Remarks and Welcome words by Gidon Bromberg
15:50 – Panel Discussion with David Leffler, Mohammed Hmadi, Uri Shani
16:40 – Panel Discussion with Tzipi Livni and Thomas Friedman

The conference was held on Monday, January 27, 2014, at the Eretz-Israel Museum in Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv.

Click here for the campaign ad - Water Glass

Click here to read the 10 reasons - for Israelis - why water and environment solutions can no longer wait

Click here for the Power Point presentation given by Gidon Bromberg, FoEME Israeli Director.

For more information on each of the sites described in the presentation, see our "Pollution Havens Held Hostage, Fact Sheets" webpage.

Following the "eco tour" that FoEME gave Thomas Friedman the morning of the conference, he then wrote an OpEd article for the New York Times, posted on Sunday, February 9th, 2014, entitled "Whose Garbage Is This Anyway?"

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