Zaatari Refugee Camp
Harris Public Policy students visited Zaatari refugee camp as part of the 2018 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Jordan, where they met with Syrian refugees leading NGO programming within the camp.
Ramin Kohanteb/The Pearson Institute
Research and Policy
Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom
Strategic Affairs Advisor to the Palestinian President
Ambassador Dr. Husam S. Zomlot is the Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom and Strategic Affairs Advisor to the Palestinian President. Prior to this appointment to the UK, Dr. Zomlot served as Ambassador to the United States (Head of the PLO General Delegation to the United States). Dr. Zomlot’s previous official roles include serving as Ambassador-at-large for the Palestinian Presidency and Director of the Fatah Foreign Relations Commission.
Dr. Zomlot holds a PhD in economics from the University of London, was a professor of Public Policy at Birzeit University, where he co-founded and chaired Birzeit School of Government, and held a number of teaching and research positions at Harvard University and University of London. His professional experiences include working as an economist at the United Nations and as an Economic Researcher at the London School of Economics and the Palestine Policy Research Institute.
Dr. Zomlot is married and has two children.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.