Gidon Bromberg
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"Dialogue for dialogue's sake is part of peace building. But if you're also able to have dialogue that shows real on-the-ground, concrete change, then you're more empowered to respond to the critics, because there are so many critics, and the critics are very powerful."

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Lives in: Tel Aviv Year of birth: 1963 Identity: Israeli, Jewish Type of work: Education Environment Website: Friends of the Earth Middle East Works at EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East Interviewer Nahanni Rous Date of Interview 2004

Gidon Bromberg is an environmentalist who works to promote peace and sustainable development through environmental education. He is Executive Director of EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East, which has offices in Israel, Palestine and Jordan. The organization works on policy and at the grassroots level, with a major focus on water resources. In one of the organization's cross-border projects, communities of Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians work together to learn about and protect their shared natural water source. Visit Just Vision's Newsroom to see Gidon's TedxYale Talk!

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