Policy & International Work

Policy Reports

2022. The Syrian Revolution: A Story of Politics, not Climate Change. The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies.

2020. Syria’s Human Security is Inseparable from Its Environmental Health. Policy Working Paper for the Nature and National Security in the Middle East Project, The Century Foundation. 

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.

2011. Syria at A Crossroads. The World Today, Royal Institute of International Affairs. London: Chatham House. 29-31.

International Organizations/Consultancy

UN-ESCWA (UN Social and Economic Commission for Western Asia). Beirut, Lebanon. Advisor on climate-related reports on the Arab world. 

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.