Gidon Bromberg

Gidon Bromberg is the Israeli Director of Friends of the Earth Middle East. Friends of the Earth Middle East is a unique regional organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli environmentalists to promote sustainable development and advance peace efforts in the troubled Middle East. The organization has offices in Tel-Aviv, Bethlehem and Amman. Mr. Bromberg co-founded the organization under the name of EcoPeace in 1994 and has been the Israeli Director ever since.

Mr. Bromberg speaks regularly on water and peace issues including at the UN Commission for Sustainable Development, before the US House of Representatives, International Relations Committee and before an advisory meeting to the UN High Level Panel on Security. Mr. Bromberg is a member of the Israeli inter-ministerial committee on the future of the Dead Sea, of the Israel UNESCO World Heritage Committee and for the inter-ministerial committee for Sustainable Development in Israel.

Mr. Bromberg is an attorney by profession having previously worked in public interest environmental law. He is a member of the Israel Bar Association. He holds a bachelor of Economic and a Law degree from Monash University in Australia. As a fellow of the New Israel Fund he completed a master's degree in international environmental law at the American University in Washington DC. He has published over twenty academic and popular publications concerning Middle East environmental and water issues.

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