Sana Knaneh is a researcher at the Mitvim Institute. She is a pharmacist and holds a M.A. in international relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with a focus on security and diplomacy. She has worked as research assistant with Dr. Dafna Golan-Agnon in the Minerva Human Rights Fellowship program and with Dr. Sigal Horovitz in the program for transitional justice at the Minerva Center for Human Rights. Sana is a graduate of the US Embassy's negotiation program in collaboration with the Israeli Center on Negotiations (ICON), and a graduate of the International Visitors Leadership Programs (IVLP) on youth and community conflict resolution. Sana is a certified Seeds of Peace dialogue-group and conflict resolution facilitator, and has facilitated various groups from different organizations, including the Van Leer Institute, IPECRI, Seeds of Peace, Baladna, Kol Ha'Isha, the Citizens' Accord Forum, and Lidice Haus. Sana is also a facilitator and member of the 'Ridgefield Group' that aims to draft a vision document of a shared society model in Israel, an initiative of the Fletcher School of Diplomacy at Tufts University. In 2008, Sana was elected by "Zinuk La Mahar" as one of ten leading social entrepreneurs in Israel, as part of the international YouthActionNet program.

To read the summary of Sana Knaneh's research on the involvement of the Palestinian citizens of Israel in foreign affairs, click here (also available in Arabic and Hebrew). For the full research in Hebrew, click here.



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