The Gilad Shalit-Palestinian prisoners exchange: the process, deal and implications

Event Date: Monday November 7, 2011
Time: 12:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Pound Hall #100

The Middle East Negotiation Initiative at PON invites you to a panel discussion on

The Gilad Shalit-Palestinian prisoners exchange: the process, deal and implications

November 7, 2011 • 12:15 – 2 p.m.
Pound 100 • Harvard Law School

Please bring your lunch. Drinks and cookies will be served.


Robert H. Mnookin is the Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, the Chair of the Executive Committee, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and the Director of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project.

James Sebenius is the Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and the Vice Chair of Practice-Focused Research, PON Executive Committee. Professor Sebenius specializes in analyzing and advising on complex negotiations. At PON, he is a co-chair of the Great Negotiator Award Committee.

Gabriella Blum is the Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law at Harvard Law School, and a Co-Director of the HLS-Brookings Project on Law and Security. Blum served in the Israeli National Security Council, Prime Minister’s Office, as a strategy advisor; as a senior legal advisor in the International Law Department in the Israel Defense Forces and was involved in the Israeli-Arab peace negotiations, Israeli strategic cooperation with foreign forces, and the administration of the Palestinian occupied territories.

Diana Buttu is a Joint Fellow with the Middle East Initiative and Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program. She previously served as a legal advisor to the PLO’s negotiating team in its negotiations with Israel and was later an advisor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.


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