Posted by Al Anile
From left to right: Dan Cohan, JNF Chicago Board - Miriam May, Executive Director Friends of Arava Institute - Scott Gendell JNF Chicago and Club Member - Suleiman Halasah, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, PhD Candidate and member of Rotary eClub of World Peace D5330.
Suleiman Halasah assisted by Miriam May were the Guest Speakers at todays luncheon meeting. They spoke about the Arava Institute's Water Management in the Middle East, specifically in Israel, Palestine and Jordan area.
The Arava Institute is a leading environmental and academic institution in the Middle East, working to advance cross-border environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict.
The Center for Transboundary Water Management, directed by Dr. Clive Lipchin, provides a platform for regional water professionals and policy makers to cooperate in water conservation, desalination, wastewater treatment and education. The Center facilitates direct communication among regional water professionals in the three lower riparian states of the Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin (Israel, Palestine and Jordan). The open dialogue that is made possible by the center enables the flow of data and, most importantly, establishes long-lasting relationships built on trust and integrity between those who are responsible for the sustainable management of the region’s fragile water resources.
The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Kibbutz Ketura
D.N. Hevel Eilot 88840, Israel
TEL 972-8-6356618
FAX 972-8-6356634
Friends of the Arava Institute
1320 Centre Street, Suite 206
Newton Centre, MA 02459, USA
TEL 1-617-266-7100