Dr. Ashrawi currently serves as an elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) for the Jerusalem district. In the PLC, she runs the Special Committee on Reform, and also serves as Coordinator of the Steering Committee of the PA’s National Reform Committee. Beyond her government service, Dr. Ashrawi heads the non-governmental National Coalition for Accountability and Integrity, the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizen’s Rights, and the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH). She discussed the need for concurrent progress in and the peace process and the process of Palestinian nation-building. The talk was moderated by Tamara Cofman Wittes, research fellow at the Saban Center.
March 9, 2005
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