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Shahar Sadeh

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Dr. Shahar Sadeh is a scholar-practitioner in the fields of Environmental Diplomacy and Environmental Peacemaking. She is currently a Visiting Scholar at NYU and an adjunct professor at Columbia University, where she teaches environmental politics in Israel. Shahar’s research focuses on environmental peacemaking in the Middle East to develop and implement environmental enterprises along Israeli-Arab borders. In 2007 she co-founded and coordinated the “Van Leer Jerusalem Forum on Environment and Regional Sustainability,” which focused on building cooperation between Israeli, Jordanian, and Palestinian environmental experts to address shared environmental problems and to seize common opportunities. Shahar currently works with NYC faculty members and lead academic tours to Israel as part of the JCRC of NY.


  • Arts & Culture

  • Middle Eastern Relations

  • Sustainability

  • Water Experts

  • Positively Israel & College Campuses

Popular Speeches

Environment and Peacebuilding in the Middle East
Water, conflict and peace in Israel
The Environment in Peace Negotiations: From the 1970's to the Present
Water Diplomacy and the Israeli Arab Conflict
Peace Parks along Israeli-Arab Borders: Dreams and Reality
Environmentalism and Peacebuilding in Sinai – a Forgotten History
The Israeli Environmental NGOs and the Separation Barrier/Fence
Environmental History along Israeli-Arab Borders
Environment and Sustainability in Israel – Between the Local and the Regional
Between the National and the Regional: Environment and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


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