A new Europe and the Middle East

Herzliya Conference Roundtable: A new Europe and the Middle East

Roundtable session at the 17th Herzliya Conference in partnership with the IDC.

For the fourth consecutive year, ELNET and the FSD (Forum of Strategic Dialogue) hosted a special, invitation only Roundtable session on June 22, 2017 at the prestigious 17th Herzliya Conference in partnership with the IDC. Internationally renowned public figures such as former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Tony Blair, as well as President Reuven Rivlin, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog, former Finance Minister Yair Lapid, and former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon attended the conference. For the full program of the conference, please click here.

The Roundtable session was entitled “A new Europe in the making: what’s in store for Israel and the Middle East?” and included 13 carefully selected speakers from across Europe, the US and Israel, as well as around 30 influential decision-makers in the European-Israeli arena. 

A new Europe and the Middle East
The FSD and ELNET Roundtable attracted a full room of impressive senior practitioners and experts from across Europe and Israel.
From left to right: Ambassador of Greece to Israel Konstantinos BikasAmb. Jeremy Issacharoff, Vice Director General, Head of Multilateral Affairs Directorate, Israeli MFA and Ambassador of Germany to Israel Dr. Clemens von Goetze 
Clockwise: Dan Catarivas, Board Member, ELNET-Israel; David Siegel, CEO, ELNET-Israel; Herb Keinon, Diplomatic Correspondent, The Jerusalem Post; Ambassador of France to Israel Hélène Le GalProf. Uzi Arad, former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister and Head of Israel’s National Security Council (NSC)
Dr. Philip Gordon, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations and former Special Assistant to President Barack Obama and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf Region speaking at our Roundtable