2013. Syria’s Perilous Arab Spring. United Nations Association of the United Kingdom (UNA-UK), After the Arab Spring: Reconstruction and State-Building.
2011. Syria: Revolution and Repression. Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC), Houses of Parliament. The Arab Spring, Implications for British Policy, London. October 2011: 20-23.
May 2011. Syria at A Crossroads. The World Today, Royal Institute of International Affairs. London: Chatham House. 29-31.
Arab Center Washington DC. Member of Academic Advisory Board, 2017-present.
United Nations Development Program (UNDP). TOKTEN Fellow and Advisor for Israel-Palestine peace and water negotiations. Program of Assistance to the Palestinian People. Jerusalem. March-June 2010.
Co-founder, Oxford Water Network (2011).
Member of Advisory Board (2007-2010), Euphrates-Tigris Initiative for Cooperation (ETIC), Swedish International Water Institute.
UNESCO- WWAP- Coordinator for Scientific Side Publications, 2009 Third World Water Assessment Report, World Water Development Program, Paris and Perugia. 2008-2009.
Swedish International Water Institute (SIWI), World Water Week. Stockholm, Sweden. High-Level Inaugural Panel, 17 August 2009.