TOWN HALL CONFERENCE CALL WITH MK
Ceasefire: What Comes Next?
Sunday, August 20 at 2:30pm
EDT/1:30pm CDT/12:30pm MDT/11:30am
Please join MK Yossi Beilin,
chairman of the Meretz-Yachad Party
and principal Israeli author of the Geneva Accord for a conference call to
discuss the recently announced ceasefire UNSCR 1701 and the
next steps needed for peace in the region. This will be a chance
for you to hear an important perspective from a prominent
Israeli political leader.
TO JOIN: Dial
1-641-696-6699 within 5 minutes of the call's designated start
time and then enter the access code 123432#. You are responsible
only for domestic long distance charges.
QUESTIONS: The presentation will be
followed by an extensive question and answer session open to all
participants. Please send brief questions before or during the
call to email@example.com.
articles by Yossi Beilin:
The 'morning after'
commission by Yossi Beilin, Haaretz, August
Lebanon - the
way out by Yossi Beilin, Jerusalem Post,
August 8, 2006
The test of the Zionist
left by Yossi Beilin, Haaretz, August 8,
Yossi Beilin is Chairman of the
Israeli Meretz-Yachad party, a Member of Knesset
and principal Israeli architect of the Geneva Accord.
Dr. Beilin's lengthy
career of public service, beginning in 1984 with his appointment
as Cabinet Secretary, makes him one of the most experienced
politicians in Israel. A member of Knesset for eleven years, Dr.
Beilin has held ministerial positions in the governments of
Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres and Ehud Barak.
is a leading proponent of the peace process with Israel's
neighbors and especially the Palestinians, identifying Israel's
national interest as being best served by achieving a fair,
just, and comprehensive peace in the region. He initiated the
secret channel of talks that resulted in the 1993 Oslo Accords,
and subsequently in late 1995 drafted a 'non-paper' of
guidelines for a permanent status peace agreement with
Palestinian leader Abu Mazen.
In July 2001, following the
fall of the Barak government and finding himself out of official
political office, Yossi Beilin led a group of Israeli
intellectuals and academics in signing a Joint Declaration with
Palestinian peers, headed by Minister Yasser Abed Rabbo, the
first and only action of its kind since the start of the current
crisis. In parallel, Dr. Beilin and Mr. Abed Rabbo, leading
teams of Israeli and Palestinian experts, former officials and
members of civil society, initiated talks aimed at reaching a
detailed permanent status agreement. This effort culminated in
the Geneva Accord, which was officially launched in Geneva, on
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