Israel's U.S. ambassador to discuss peace process
Posted March 20, 2008; 10:35 a.m.
Sallai Meridor, Israel's ambassador to the United States, will present a lecture on "U.S.-Israeli Relations and the Middle East Peace Process" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Meridor was appointed as ambassador to the United States in 2006 by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Prior to that appointment, he served as chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization from 1999 to 2005.
Meridor previously served as an adviser to Israel's ministries of defense and foreign affairs. He played a role in the process that led to the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference, which brought together Israeli, Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian and Palestinian delegations.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.