On the occasion of the centenary of the San Remo Conference,
ELNET is holding a special video conference “100 Years After the San Remo Conference: In Search of a New Paradigm for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”
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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.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS – VIDEO GALLERY
Israeli Elections, Take Four - Dramatic Developments in Domestic Politics with Lahav Harkov
Lahav Harkov, senior contributing editor and diplomatic correspondent for Israel’s leading English-language outlet, The Jerusalem Post, joined us to provide an incisive overview of Israel’s political landscape ahead of the March 2021 elections.
Covid-19 Crisis: Are We Nearing the End? - ELNET Briefing with Prof. Jonathan Gershoni
Prof. Jonathan Gershoni, Israel’s leading immunology expert joined us to discuss what awaits us in the weeks and months ahead, and share his assessment of the validity of the new vaccines, as well as insights into the technology and international efforts to develop them.
The German Approach to Iran: Appeasement or Change Through Rapprochement with MP Omri Nouripour
MP Omid Nouripour, an Iranian-born German Bundestag member who serves as the ranking member of the Greens caucus in the Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as the spokesperson of the Greens on Foreign Affairs, joined us to discuss the German approach to Iran and how it could shape the transatlantic agenda vis-a-vis Teheran.
"100 Years After the San Remo: In Search of a New Paradigm for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" with Min. Orit Farkash Hacohen, Amb. Dennis Ross and Dr. Tal Becker
With the Arab-Israeli normalization opening a new chapter in regional dialogue, the speakers offer their insights with regard to the failure to break through to a solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as well as the changing strategic landscape – in search of new paradigms.
The Star and the Scepter: A Diplomatic History of Israel with Dr . Emmanuel Navon
Dr. Navon discusses the impact of Jewish history on Israel’s foreign policy and diplomacy and shares his perspective on Israel’s relations with Europe, placing the recent developments in a historical context.
Lessons From the History on German-Israeli Relations - Briefing with Dr. Michael Borchard
With the burden of history on their shoulders, over the past decades subsequent German governments made steps toward establishing a positive and special relationship between Germany and Israel.
Confronting Threats in Israel's North - Briefing with Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus
Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, the IDF International Spokesperson, joined us to discuss the turbulent situation in Lebanon and Syria and its impact on Israel’s security in the Northern arena.
Iran on a Dangerous Collision Course with Israel - Briefing with Meir Javedanfar
Meir Javedenfar, a leading Iranian-Israeli academic joined us to provide an insider view on the upsurge of tensions between Iran and Israel and the possible trajectories in the weeks and months ahead.
War of Words: International Law & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Briefing with Amb. Daniel Taub
Ambassador Daniel Taub, a veteran Israeli diplomat and international lawyer, joined us to discuss how international law applies to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the implications for the international community.
US-China Competition & Israel's Balancing Act - Briefing with Alexander Pevzner
Alexander Pevzner, a top expert on the complex Chinese-Israel relations, will join us to discuss the U.S.-China rivalry and how it shapes the difficult balancing act of Israel vis-a-vis the two global powers as they drift further apart.
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
On the occasion of the centenary of the San Remo Conference,
On the occasion of the centenary of the San Remo Conference, ELNET hosted a special video conference “100 Years After the San Remo Conference: The Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace”.
Facing the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, together with the Forum of Strategic Dialogue (FSD) and the Delegation of the EU to Israel, ELNET launched a series of virtual roundtables on topics of mutual interest to Europe and Israel.
Special online event on the future of the global economy we held last week in cooperation with our partner, Start-Up Nation Central.
Jerusalem Post published an article about ELNET’s first of a kind video conference for European policymakers about the challenges and solutions to the coronavirus crisis.