Town Hall Conference Call With Daniel
Mideast Crisis in Israel, Gaza, and Lebanon
Sunday, July 16 at 2:00 PM EDT
This Sunday join Daniel Levy, director of
policy planning for the Geneva
Initiative, for a conference call to discuss the
ongoing events in Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian
territories. This will be a chance for you to hear an
on-the-ground perspective from an experienced negotiator and
policy analyst including a discussion of the role of the US and
prospects for peace.
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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.
presentation will be followed by an extensive question and
answer session open to all participants. Please send your
questions before or during the call to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daniel Levy is one of the lead Israeli
drafters of the Geneva Accord and now director of policy
planning and international efforts at the Geneva
Initiative-Israel. (An extensive bio follows below.)
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Daniel Levy was the
lead Israeli drafter of the Geneva Initiative and is now
directing policy planning and international efforts at the
Geneva Initiative-Israel in Tel Aviv. For over two years Levy
led the working-level Israeli negotiating team in negotiating
the terms of the Geneva Accord. He is actively involved in
promoting and speaking writing about the plan.
Levy previously served as senior policy
adviser to former Israeli Minister of Justice, Yossi Beilin,
from March 2000 to March 2001. In this capacity, he was
responsible for coordinating policy on various aspects of the
ministerial portfolio, including issues related to peace
negotiations, the Palestinian minority in Israel, civil and
human rights, representing the minister on governmental
During the Barak government, Levy worked in
the prime minister's office as special adviser and head of the
Jerusalem Affairs unit under Minister Haim Ramon.
Levy was a
member of the Israeli delegation to the Taba negotiations with
the Palestinians in January 2001, and of the negotiating team
for the 'Oslo B' Agreement from May to September 1995, under
Prime Minister Rabin.
In 2003 Levy worked as an analyst for the
International Crisis Group Middle East Program, during which
time he authored reports, including "A Time To Lead" the
International Community and the Middle East," "Middle East
Endgame" - How a Comprehensive Peace Settlement Would Look," "A
Middle East Roadmap to Where?", and "Identity Crisis: Israel and
its Arab Citizens." He also worked for three years as projects
director for the Economic Cooperation Foundation, a Tel Aviv
based policy 'think-tank and do-tank' whose mission is to
promote regional peace and stability in the Middle East. He
served his compulsory army service as an NCO in the Liaison
Office with the United Nations Forces based in the region and in
the office of the Deputy Coordinator of Government Activities in
Upon his arrival in Israel in 1991, Daniel
Levy was elected chairperson of the World Union of Jewish
Students, a position in which he served until the end of his
term in January 1994.
Daniel Levy occasionally writes opinion
pieces for Ha'aretz.
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