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GI holds gathering for Upper Galilee Regional Council

GI holds gathering for Upper Galilee Regional Council
Date: 16.11.08

On Sunday, November 16th, Geneva Initiative held a gathering in Kibbutz Bar'am for some 130 local leaders from all towns of the Upper Galilee Regional Council, in northen Israel along the border with Lebanon.

Among participants were Regional Council Head Aharon Valenssi, who welcomed other municipal and town leaders as well as political leadership from the various parties.

The schedule included a lecture on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli, followed by a panel discussion with Mr. Valenssi and former Palestinian Minister Suyan Abu-Zeideh, who presented the audience with a Palestinian perspective on the conflict.