Dr Anis Qassem / Jordan

• He was born in Qalqilya, Palestine in 1939.

• He earned his Master’s and PhD in law from George Washington University in the US.

• He was appointed as a legal advisor to the Palestinian delegation in the Madrid in 1991, and the Washington negotiations. However, he resigned before the Oslo Accords were signed. He founded and The Palestine Yearbook of International Law and the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights. He has been practicing international law since 1993.