Aziz Abu Sarah
Aziz Abu Sarah

Aziz Abu Sarah is a Palestinian activist who is globally recognized for his work on peace and conflict resolution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He is a former Executive Director of the Centre for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University. He was named as National Geographic Explorer in 2011,and a TED fellow in 2014. He was the First Intercultural Innovation Award winner, an award issued in partnership by the UNAOC and BMW. Aziz has published articles at the New York Times, Washington Post, Alarabiya, National Geographic and others. His new book, Crossing Boundaries, a traveler’s guide to world peace was recently published.

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