Panelists Jim Clancy, Miko Peled, Ali Abunimah, and Dr. Osamah Khalil address the issues of media representation, American Jewish solidarity, Palestinian activism in the US, Gaza and Jerusalem. Panel is moderated by Palestine Center Committee member and journalist Said Arikat.
The Keynote Lecture of the 2018 Palestine Center Annual Conference is delivered by Dr. Riyad H. Mansour, Ambassador and Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations.
Jafar Farah and Nabila Espanioly, co-founders of the Mossawa Center discuss the advocacy work and programs of the center. Their presentation highlights how Al Mossawwa Center develops programs to promote a democratic society, and acts against all forms of discrimination based on race, nationalism, religious affiliation, social status, gender, and disabilities.
In his delivery of the 2018 Edward Said Memorial Lecture, Dr. Sami AlBanna explores avenues of struggle and prospects for justice, equality, and democracy in the Middle East by examining the “Deal of the Century” and the loss of the war on Syria.
In this talk, Mohammed Eid, a 28-year-old Palestine refugee and currently a Rotary Peace Scholar pursuing a master’s degree in Global Studies and International Development through a joint program at the University of North Carolina and Duke University, discusses growing up in Gaza and the role the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) played in his life.