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As the crisis over the coronavirus (COVID-19) intensifies, we are pursuing creative approaches to continue our educational programs by utilizing new technologies and innovative solutions to connect European and Israeli leaders. Our professional teams in Europe and Israel are reaching out to key stakeholders in governments, parliaments, research institutes and partner organizations to explore new approaches to bilateral cooperation, including video conferences, expert briefings, online exchanges and interviews, as well as virtual delegations and strategic dialogues.

EVENTS

Please note our events are dedicated to policymakers and opinion leaders, and most of them are not open to the public. If you are interested in participating, please contact us at: info@elnetwork.eu

SELECTED PAST EVENTS – VIDEO GALLERY

Poland and Israel: A Bittersweet Friendship - Briefing with MP Władysław T. Bartoszewski

MP Władysław T. Bartoszewski, joined us to review the key events in contemporary Polish-Israeli diplomatic relations, and discuss how the new opening could help strengthen the friendship between the two countries and their people.

The Future of Jewish Communities in Europe: Briefing with Katharina von Schnurbein

Katharina von Schnurbein, the first European Commission Coordinator on combatting Antisemitism, joined us to provide insights into the efforts to fight antisemitism in Europe and her assessment of the challenges ahead.

On the Frontlines of the Coronavirus – the Importance of Europe-Israel Cooperation

Facing the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, together with the Forum of Strategic Dialogue (FSD) and the Delegation of the EU to Israel we launched a series of virtual roundtables on topics of mutual interest to Europe and Israel. These roundtables involve policymakers, experts and journalists, as well as other professionals who follow the European-Israeli arena. The first roundtable was designed to share the valuable lessons learnt in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic on both sides, reflect on strategies and explore cooperation between Europe and Israel.

The Day After: The Impact of COVID-19 on The Global Economy - Online Conference in cooperation with Start-Up Nation Central

For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, world-leading economists from Europe, Israel, and the U.S. share the virtual stage to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting the global economy, and what this could mean for Europe and Israel. The debate addresses the key challenges ahead and the main engines of recovery, impact on supply chains, international cooperation, and trade. The conference was organized by Start-Up Nation Central (SNC) and European Leadership Network (ELNET), as the second in a series of joint online events dedicated to Europe-Israel economic cooperation.

Global Healthcare in the Fight Against COVID-19: What Israel Has to Offer?

Mati Gill, Senior Director of Public Policy at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world, joined us to discuss what Israel’s innovative ecosystem has to offer in the race for COVID-19 treatments, and how companies such as Teva can contribute to the fight against the virus.

A Dual Pandemic: Coronavirus and the Rise in Antisemitism with Dr. Michael Blume

Dr. Michael Blume, Special Envoy to Combat Antisemitism of the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg discusses the recent manifestations of antisemitism in Germany, and how state and civil society can work together during this time to combat the world’s oldest hatred.

Innovation vs. Corona - Europe-Israel Online Conference in cooperation with Start-Up Nation Central

Leading experts, officials, journalists and practitioners from Israel and Europe exchange ideas and discuss how innovation and data-driven solutions in digital health can help us tackle one of the biggest crises of the modern age – the coronavirus pandemic.

Unlikely Allies - COVID-19 Israeli-Palestinian Cooperation, Opportunities and Challenges

Video briefing and Q&A session with Israel’s leading expert on Palestinian affairs, Khaled Abu Toameh (The Jerusalem Post), who discussed the unprecedented cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

In the Eye of the Storm: Dramatic Developments in Israel's Government Formation

Video briefing and Q&A session with Israel’s leading political analysts, Amit Segal (Chief Political Correspondent, Channel 12 News) and Barak Ravid (Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, Channel 13 News). The speakers share their perspectives on Israel’s political landscape.

The Virus Knows No Borders: Cooperation, Crisis and Ripple Effects in the Region

Video briefing and Q&A session with Israel’s leading defense analyst, Amos Harel. The speaker discusses the coronavirus crisis impact on the Middle East and regional cooperation, as well as coordination between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Video Briefing with Prof. Gershoni on the COVID-19 Virus: Challenges & Solutions

Full video briefing with Israel’s leading COVID-19 expert, Prof. Jonathan Gershoni, Professor of Molecular Immunology and Virology at Tel Aviv University. Prof. Gershoni discussed the current situation in Israel, possible treatments and vaccine development.

On the Front Lines of Israel's War on the COVID-19 Virus: Challenges & Solutions

Full video recording from the policy briefing with leading immunology experts, Prof. Michal Linial (Hebrew University), David Zigdon (Migdal Research Institute), as well as Prof. Itamar Grotto, Deputy Director-General, Israeli Ministry of Health.

PAST EVENTS –  VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

HIGHLIGHTS: Video Briefing with Prof. Gershoni

Highlights from the video briefing with Israel’s leading COVID-19 expert, Prof. Jonathan Gershoni, Professor of Molecular Immunology and Virology at Tel Aviv University. Prof. Gershoni discussed the current situation in Israel, possible treatments and vaccine development.

HIGHLIGHTS: On the Front Lines of Israel's War on the COVID-19 Virus: Challenges & Solutions

Highlights from the policy briefing with leading immunology experts, Prof. Michal Linial (Hebrew University), David Zigdon (Migdal Research Institute), as well as Prof. Itamar Grotto, Deputy Director-General, Israeli Ministry of Health.

ARTICLES – ONLINE POLICY EXCHANGE