Antoine Zahlan

Al-Shabaka Policy Advisor Antoine Zahlan is a former professor and chairman of the Physics Department at the American University of Beirut and former director of the Royal Scientific Society, Amman, Jordan. He initiated the Arab Project and Development Institute in Lebanon and is a founding member of other Arab institutions such as the Arab Physical Society and the Center for Arab Unity Studies. He has published extensively on a broad range of topics from agricultural and educational policies to manpower planning and institution-building.

Roundtable Refugees

The Role of the Palestinian Diaspora

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The first Al-Shabaka Roundtable was held in Beirut, Lebanon on the topic of Palestinians in the Diaspora. Policy Advisors Khalil Hindi, Nadia Hijab, Aziza Khalidi, Jaber Suleiman, and Antoine Zahlan discussed the different interests of Palestinians in the Diaspora and how they can be secured.

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