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GI tour to separation barrier for diplomats

25/09/2007: GI hosts tour to the separation fence for representatives of the diplomatic and international community in Israel
Date: 25.09.07

On Tuesday, September 25th, Geneva Initiative hosted an English guided tour to specific parts of the West Bank separation fence for representatives of the diplomatic and international community in Israel.

The tour consisted of three central points: Bil’in, Ma’aleh Adumim and Gush Etzion - places where the route of the fence is currently being debated in Israel’s judicial system.. At each of the points the status of the court decision and its implications was discussed and illustrated.

Approximately 50 people participated in the tour, among them senior diplomats, including ambassadors and consuls, members of the international community, and foreign press.

The tour was guided by GI Signatory and Former Head of the Peace Administration under the Barak Government, Col (Res.) Shaul Arieli who is an expert on the issue.