Michael Bell

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Aurea Foundation Fellow


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Michael Bell is a Senior Fellow at the Norman Patterson School of International Relations at Carleton University, where he teaches. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Windsor, where for eight years he was the Paul Martin Senior Scholar in International Diplomacy. He is co-chair of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, designed to develop new options for the Governance of the Old City. Mr. Bell served sixteen years in the Middle East as Canada’s Ambassador to Jordan, Egypt and Israel (twice), as representative to the Palestinians and as High Commissioner to Cyprus. He also served as Chair of the Donor Committee of the International Reconstruction Fund Facility for Iraq and as an Arms Inspector for UNSCOM. He has been a Senior Fellow at the Weatherhead Center at Harvard University and at the Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

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