GI Conference: After Gaza and Before Elections

On Monday, December 10, the Geneva Initiative Israel held a conference discussing the aftermath of the Gaza escalation and the upcoming Israeli elections.

The conference was composed of two panels: The first panel included expert speakers on Gaza - Dr. Mati Schteinberg, former advisor to the head of the Israeli Security Services, Hisham Abd el-Razek, former Minister of Prisoner Affairs in the Palestinian Authority and resident of Gaza, and Dr. Yossi Beilin, former Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Geneva Initiative.


The second panel discussed the upcoming Israeli elections and the topic of the peace process on each party's agenda. The panel included political representatives from both left and right wing parties: Gen. (res.) Amram Mitzna, second on the party list of "Hatunua", Yael German from "Yesh Atid" party, MK Nitzan Horowitz from "Meretz" party and MK Aryeh Eldad from National Union party. The panel was moderated by political journalist and blogger, Tal Schneider.