Last updated on: 9/17/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Yasser Abd Rabbo, MA Biography

Title:
Former Palestinian Authority Minister of Information, Culture and Arts
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

Yasser Abd Rabbo was a lead author of and signatory to the Geneva Accords.
[Editor’s Note: A direct statement from Yasser Abd Rabbo on this topic was not found (as of July 31, 2007)]

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Advisor, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
  • Co-founder, Third Way, Palestinian political party
  • Lead author of and signatory to the Geneva Accords
  • Spokesperson on behalf of Palestinians
  • Member, Palestinian Negotiations team at Camp David, 2000
  • Member, Palestinian Negotiations team at Taba, 2001
  • Member, Madrid Peace Delegation in 1991
  • Former Palestinian Authority Minister of Information, Culture and Arts
  • Former Minister of Cabinet Affairs
  • Former advisor to Yasser Arafat
  • Member of the PLO Executive Committee
  • Former leader of the PFLP (Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine) and DFLP (Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine)
  • Palestinian representative and negotiator, Oslo Accords
  • PLC Committee for Education, Culture and Science
  • Palestinian Democratic Group, FIDA
Education:
  • MA, Economics and Political Science from the American University in Cairo
Other:
  • None found