The Missing Peace: Conference

On Sunday February 26th a GI conference was held entitled "The Missing Peace - Where has the Peace Process gone in Public Discourse?" Speakers include Members of Knesset, journalists, and media experts

 

The panel included representatives from the right and the left win political spectrum of Israel - including MK Uri Orbach (Habayit Hayehudi), MK Daniel Ben-Simon (Labor party), Ayala Hasson (Channel One news), Merav Michaeli (Haaretz), Roni Rimon (former campaign strategist for PM Netanyahu), and moderator Maya Bengal (Maariv news).
 
The panelists held a lively debate and took questions from the audience. In the end all agreed that the disappearance of the discussion of the peace process within public discourse was a result of the lack of the leadership on this issue.
 
 
The event drew over 200 poeple. Particpants included students, journalists, diplomats and the surrouding community.
 
Panelist and prominent journalist, Merav Michaeli, wrote a follow-up article in Haaretz after her participantion in the event. Check out the article here.
 
To see more photos from the event, check out our facebook album here.