Speakers 2021

Shaddad Attili

Advisor Ranking Minister, Palestine Liberation Organization’s Negotiations Affairs Department

Shaddad Attili is Minister affiliated to the Negotiation Department in charge of Water & Environmental files for permanent status negotiations. He obtained a doctorate in Science and Industrial technology at the University of Orléans, France. From 2008 to 2014 he was the Palestinian Minister of Water, during which he championed water law reform, enhanced efficient and effective water services for Palestinian residents, and strongly defended Palestinian water rights. In honor of his remarkable contributions and accomplishments, Dr. Attili was awarded in 2013 the France’s highest decoration, the Legion d’Honneur.