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Listen to Our Conference Call with Omar Dajani, Phyllis Bennis, on Palestine's Bid for "Non-Member State" Status at U.N.

November 12th, 2012

NOTE: This conference call was held on November 12. To listen to a recording of the conference call, please click here. 

Join us for a conference call on Monday, November 12, 9PM Eastern as we discuss the implications of Palestine becoming a "non-member state" of the U.N. for its status in this international body, its ability to join the International Criminal Court, potential U.S. sanctions and more. 

To join the call, dial 209-647-1600. When prompted for the access code, enter 489902#. Normal long distance charges will apply.

You can also join the call by Skype by adding freeconferencecallhd.2096471600 to your contacts. Enter the same access code to participate by Skype. For additional instructions on how to join by Skype, click here. 


Omar Dajani

Dajani earned his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Yale Law School. Upon completing his degree, he was a law clerk for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Dorothy Nelson and worked for Sidley Austin, LLP. Dajani took a leave from his law firm in 1999 to join the Palestine Liberation Organization's Negotiations Support Unit. He worked for the PLO from 1999 to 2001, before moving on to become a political adviser to UN Special Coordinator Terje Roed-Larsen, until 2003.Omar Dajani is now an Assistant Professor of Law at McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific. Read more of Dajani's bio and op-eds by him here.

Phyllis Bennis

Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. In 2001 she helped found the U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation. She works closely with the United for Peace and Justice anti-war coalition and co-chairs the UN-based International Coordinating Network on Palestine. She continues to serve as an adviser to several top UN officials on Middle East and UN democratization issues. Bennis is the author of eight books, including Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today's UN. Read more of Bennis's bio and op-eds by her here.

 With: Moderated by:

Josh Ruebner 
National Advocacy Director

Ramah Kudaimi
Membership & Outreach Coordinator

View Josh's and Ramah's bios here.