Geneva Initiative Briefing in Europe

A Geneva Initiative delegation traveled to to Bern, Switzerland, to brief representatives from key European states about our efforts to promote peace.

Having worked with tens of thousands of Israelis and Palestinians over the years, we always say that there are partners for peace on both sides of the conflict (we know, because we’ve met them). But the truth is that while there are two parties to the conflict, there are many more partners for peace: peace supporters in Israel and Palestine have friends in the international community that are determined to help them resolve their conflict.

In the spirit of this partnership, we recently traveled to to Bern, Switzerland, to brief representatives from key European states about our efforts to promote peace. We talked about making peace from the bottom up, starting at the level of the people; and we presented concrete ways to help people on both sides overcome the many psychological barriers that make conflict resolution so difficult.