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Geneva Initiative Conference: Nearing the Tipping Point

 

On May 10th the Geneva Initiative held a public conference in Tel-Aviv that was attended by over a 150 people. The conference featured MK Tamar Zandberg, Chairwoman of Meretz, Elias Zananiri, Deputy Director of the Palestinian Committee for Interaction with the Israeli Society and Yossi Beilin, Chairperson of the Geneva Initiative in Israel.

 

10 May 2018

Conference: 25 years since Oslo

  On April 26, Geneva Initiative’s Chairperson Yossi Beilin and Director Gadi Baltiansky spoke at a conference in memory of Ron Pundak, one of the key architects of the Oslo peace process as well as the Geneva Accord. Baltiansky said at the conference, that focused on 25 years to Oslo process: “we need to go back to the fundamental facts. Peace is needed, urgent and possible. And the road passes through a two state solution, negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians”.
 
26 April 2018

Workshop on Lessons from Northern Ireland

  On April 13th, on the occasion of 20 years to the Good Friday Agreement, we held a workshop on lessons from Northern Ireland for a group of 20 Israeli political activists and civil society leaders. The event featured Northern Ireland expert Dr. Galit Desheh and Jonathan Eshpar from the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.
13 April 2018

Seminar for Palestinian Opinion shapers and policy makers in the Northern Valleys

On March 31st, the Palestinian Peace Coalition-Geneva Initiative held a seminar for a group of 36 senior political activists from the area of Aqaba – Northern Valleys. 

31 March 2018

Advanced Leadership Course in Ramallah

On March 29-30, the Palestinian Peace Coalition-Geneva Initiative ran a two-day training focused on leadership and communication skills in Ramallah, which was attended by a group of 32 activists from various political backgrounds.  

30 March 2018

The Geneva Initiative at NYU

 
Yossi Beilin, the Israeli Chairperson of the Geneva Initiative, spoke about “The Road from Oslo to Geneva” at a New York University conference on the occasion of 25 years to the Oslo Accords. For more details, read the news article Why Oslo’s legacy should not be dismissed.
 
25 March 2018

The Geneva Initiative in Spanish!

  On March 22nd, the Geneva Initiative’s Israeli Director Gadi Baltiansky met with the Mexican Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Ambassador Miguel Ruiz-Cabañas for a great discussion on peace promotion and the Two-State Solution. During the meeting, Baltiansky gave Ambassador Ruiz-Cabañas a copy of the Geneva Initiative in Spanish. 
22 March 2018

Meeting with the Head of the PLO General Delegation to the United States

  On March 22nd, Yossi Beilin, the Israeli Chairperson of the Geneva Initiative, met with the Head of the PLO General Delegation to the United States, Ambassador Husam Zomlot. The two talked about the peace process, Palestinian diplomacy and the role of the Geneva Initiative in promoting the two state solution.
22 March 2018

Conference in Gaza

On March 21st, the Palestinian Peace Coalition-Geneva Initiative held a public conference on the current political situation and future scenarios in Gaza. The conference was attended by over 100 political figures, legal experts, university students, representatives of youth groups and activists from various political parties.

21 March 2018

After the Palestinian-Israeli Seminar in Beijing: a Follow-up meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Israel

 
What should China's role in the Middle East Peace Process be? And how can its engagement with the local civil society help promote a peace agreement? These were the topics of yesterday’s meeting between the Chinese ambassador and the Israeli members of the Palestinian-Israeli delegation to Beijing, co-organized by the Chinese embassy and the Geneva Initiative last December.
15 March 2018
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