Friday 20 Jul 2018 | 22:40 | SYDNEY

On Wednesday 22 August at the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy, Amos Brandeis, an Ambassador for the International River Foundation, spoke about the links between the environment and conflict.  Tim Flannery introduced Mr Brandeis.<br><br>Mr Brandeis is the manager of the Alexander River Restoration Project, a unique partnership between Israel and Palestine. In 1995 Israelis and Palestinians came together to restore a heavily polluted river that flows through Palestine.  <br><br>In 2003, the Project was awarded the prestigious Thiess International River Prize. Amos Brandeis argued that protection of the environment can assist in creating peace and stability out of conditions of conflict, war and poverty.

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