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Gidon Bromberg

Israeli Director, EcoPeace Middle East

Gidon Bromberg is the Israeli Director of EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME). FoEME is a unique regional organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli environmentalists to promote sustainable development and advance peace efforts in the Middle East. FoEME’s three co-Directors were honored for their unique environmental peacebuilding efforts by TIME Magazine as Environmental Heroes of 2008, were granted the prestigious Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2009 and in 2010 awarded both the Euro-Med Award for Dialogue and the Aristotle Onassis Prize for the Protection of the Environment. Having spent much of his childhood in Australia, Mr. Bromberg’s return to Israel was driven by a desire to contribute to peace building efforts in the Middle East. Mr. Bromberg has written extensively on the relationship between water issues and Middle East peace. Mr. Bromberg is an attorney by profession, is a fellow of the New Israel Fund and alumni of Yale University’s World Fellows program.