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November 2009 Year 2009-2010

The program on Policy and Governance in Palestinian Refugee Camps

cordially invites you to a lecture and open discussion with

Karen Abu Zayd
UNRWA Commissioner-General

"A Regional Perspective on Conflict and Exile: Reflections on the Palestine Refugee Experience"


Upon the completion of her term in office.

Date: Thursday 12 November 2009
Time: 5 – 6.30 p.m.
Location: Charles Hostler Center Auditorium, AUB (Lower Campus, accessible from the AUB Sea Gate)


Short Bio:

Karen AbuZayd has served as Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) since June 2005. She had previously served for five years as an Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Commissioner-General of UNRWA. Before joining UNRWA, she worked at The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees for 19 years.

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The Program on Policy and Governance in Palestinian Refugee Camps
jointly managed with the
AUB Center for Behavioral Research


cordially invites you to a lecture and open discussion with

Fateh Azzam
Middle East regional representative of the Office of the Higher Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

"Palestinian Refugee Rights: Law, Politics and Common Sense"


Date: Wednesday 25 November 2009
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Auditorium B1, College Hall, AUB

Short Bio:

Fateh Azzam
has been the Middle East regional representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) since 2006. Mr. Azzam was the Director of the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Program at the American University in Cairo between 2003 and 2006. He holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law and has been active in the Palestinian and Arab human rights movement since 1985 and has published studies and articles on humanitarian law, the right to development and Arab constitutional protection of civil rights.

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