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Palestinian Embassy Visit

We will be in conversation with the Head of Mission to the United Kingdom Dr. Husam Zomlot to hear about his career and the Palestinian governments foreign policy. Following a lecture on these topics you will have the opportunity to ask question to Dr. Zomlot.

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Palestinian Embassy Visit

Time & Location

12 Nov 2020, 14:00

Online Event

About the Event

We are excited to announce our next virtual embassy visit of the academic year, this time to the Palestinian Mission to the UK!

Attending this event is a unique opportunity to hear and learn from experts in the field of diplomacy, foreign affairs and international political economy. We will be in conversation with the Head of Mission to the United Kingdom Dr. Husam Zomlot to hear about his career and the Palestinian governments foreign policy. Following a lecture on these topics you will have the opportunity to ask question to Dr. Zomlot.

Places for this event are limited to ensure engagement between the participants and the speakers. Please apply via the google form below. Successful applicants will be informed and provided with a teams link in advance of the event. Applications close on Friday the 10th of October.

This event is limited to society members only. If you have not yet purchased our membership, please do so before applying with the following link:

https://www.kclsu.org/organisation/6477/

We look forward to seeing you soon! To provide a brief history and current foreign policy perspective of Palestine:

Palestines history, while going back further than the mandatory state, has been a primary geopolitical influencer in the middle east since then. With the UN partition of the territory in the wake of the Second World War Palestine and Israel have become important regional players and the alliances formed around both have come to play a heavy role in geopolitics both of the middle east and the wider world.

A key debate surrounding Palestine and one of the main goals of the government is that of legitimacy and international recognition. This centers especially around the Palestine 194 campaign to be a member of the UN as well as to start and maintain bilateral trade agreements.

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