Local Activities - 2018

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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

Engaging Israeli Youth in the Peace Discourse

 
On March 8th, the Israeli Director of the Geneva Initiative, Gadi Baltiansky, met with a group of young Israeli trainees at the Ha-Negev Preparatory Program, a pre-military program located in southern Israel. After a presentation on the history of peace negotiations and proposed solutions to the conflict, the group discussed Israel’s future and their own role as young leaders in shaping a more peaceful society.
08 March 2018

Briefing a Danish Parliamentary Delegation

  On March 4th, Gadi Baltiansky, the Israeli Director of the Geneva Initiative, briefed the Danish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee as part of their visit to the region. Baltiansky focused on the current deadlock in the peace process, and the role that international actors like Denmark can play in encouraging the parties to reignite negotiations. 
04 March 2018

Building the capacity of young Palestinian leaders from Bethlehem

 
In early March, the Palestinian Peace Coalition-Geneva Initiative held a two-day capacity-building seminar for young Palestinian leaders. It included lectures, open discussions and a field visit to certain relevant locations in Bethlehem, and stressed the role of youth in the social, democratic and political life in Palestine.
 

02 March 2018
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