Former Ambassador Daniel Shek and Ilan Baruch host GI Political Course

On December 26, the Geneva Initiative hosted our third meeting of the political course for activists. Daniel Shek, former Ambassador to Paris, and Ilan Baruch, former Ambassador to the Philipines and South Africa, provided lectures on Israel's position in Europe


Ambassador Daniel Shek gave a lecture to the participants on the status of Israel in Europe and Ambassador Ilan Baruch spoke on the challenges of Israel in the diplomatic arena.
Daniel Shek served in Israel's embassies across the world including France, Austria and Italy. He was the Consul General of San Franciso, spokersmen for the Foreign Ministr and former Director General of the Britain-Israel Communication Research Center - BICOM.
Ilan Baruch is a veteran of the diplomatic core who served in many positions in the Foreign Office. He was Ambassador to South Africa and the Philippines, the founder of the Political Department in the Foreign Ministry that handled negotiations with the Palestinians, and head of the economy of the Middle East department.
Daniel Shek and Ilan Baruch speaking at the GI political course