Environmental Challenges and Cooperation in the Middle East

nerc46-presbannerWednesday, Brimfield, 1:00–2:00

Environmental Challenges and Cooperation in the Middle East

Jacqueline Regev, Institute for Curriculum Services, San Francisco CA

Experience and apply critical pedagogy around social and environmental activism in the Middle East. Participants develop pedagogic content knowledge about environmental challenges in the Middle East; regional cooperation among Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority to meet challenges; and environmental cooperation as a path to peaceful coexistence. This presentation examines some of the major environmental challenges in the Middle East and the ways that Israelis, Jordanians, and Palestinians are cooperating to meet these challenges..

Target Audience: High School, College/University, Teacher Training/Certification, Administrators/Department Heads

Strand Identification: Geography, Diversity Issues, International Studies