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Meet our team !


Shaddad ATTILI

Board Member

Minister at Negotiations Department and Former Palestinian Minister of Water and Head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) from 2008 to 2014, during which he championed water law reform in the Palestinian Authority, enhanced efficient and effective PWA services for Palestinian residents, and strongly defended Palestinian water rights. Before that, Shaddad served eight years as principal policy adviser on water issues for the PLO’s Negotiation Support Unit (NSU).

Currently Shaddad is lead Palestinian negotiator for water at Negotiation Department of the PLO and an international activist and consultant in the fields of environment, equitable water rights, and responsible water and wastewater facilities development.


Minister of Risistance and the water warriors, In honor of his many contributions and accomplishments, Dr. Shaddad Attili was awarded France’s highest decoration, the Legion d’Honneur, by French President Francois Hollande.

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