5 novembre 2016

TEL AVIV "Eu-Israeli Relations and the Changing Dynamics of the Middle East

Saturday, November 5th Carlton Hotel (Eliezer Peri 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo)
and Sunday, November 6th by the Institute for National Security Studies 
(40 Haim Levanon St. Tel Aviv 6997556)

the International Conference

At a time of growing turmoil amid a landscape of changing geopolitics in
the Middle East, the 
Foundation for European Progressive Studies,
Fondation Jean Jaurès and the Karl-Renner-Institut are
jointly organising a conference on '
EU-Israeli Relations and the Changing
Dynamics of the Middle East
’. The conference, which will be held on November
, at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
in Tel Aviv, Israel, is organised with the support of the
MACRO Centre
for Political Economics
 and INSS. 

The conference will bring together a number of top-level policy makers and
policy experts from both Israel and Europe, focusing on 3 sets of highly
significant questions around the relations between the European Union and
Israel, as well as the current and future dynamics in the wider region:

The role of the EU in Creating Political, Energy and Security Frameworks

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Building and Managing Peace in Times of Conflict 

A concluding session will focus on what a Progressive Strategy for
EU-Israeli Relations and a Changing Middle East can be, with keynote speeches
given by 
Massimo D'Alema, President of FEPS and Former Italian
Prime Minister and 
MK Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Israeli Labor
Party. Other distinguished speakers include 
Dr. Alfred Gusenbauer,
Former Chancellor of Austria, 
MK Tzipi Livni, Former Minister of
Foreign Affairs, Israel, 
Fernando Gentilini, EU Special
Representative for the Middle East Peace Process, and 
Pierre Vimont, Special
Envoy for the French Initiative for a Middle East Peace Conference.