"New Peace Plan":
Can it Work?
A TOWN HALL CONFERENCE
Sunday, July 22 at 6pm ET/5pm CT/4pm MT/3pm
Please join Daniel Levy, Senior
Fellow and Director of the Middle East Policy Initiative at
the New America Foundation and the lead Israeli drafter of
the Geneva Initiative, who will provide an analysis of
President Bush's "new peace plan" for dealing with the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict as articulated in his speech
on Monday, July 16. Levy will also discuss the
current political situation in the Palestinian territories
since Hamas' takeover in Gaza and give insight into the
role of the US and the international community in finding a
Daniel Levy is a Senior
Fellow and Director of the Prospects for
Peace Initiative at The Century Foundation and a Senior
Fellow and Director of the Middle East Initiative at the New America
During the Barak Government, he worked in the Prime
Minister's Office as special adviser and head of the Jerusalem
Affairs unit under Minister Haim Ramon. He also worked as
senior policy adviser to former Israeli Minister of
Justice, Yossi Beilin. He was a member of the official
Israeli delegation to the Taba negotiations with
the Palestinians in January 2001, and previously served on
the negotiating team to the “Oslo B” Agreement
from May to September 1995, under Prime Minister Rabin. In
2003, he worked as an analyst for the International Crisis
Group Middle East Program. Daniel was the lead Israeli
drafter of the Geneva Initiative and prior to joining The
Century Foundation and New America Foundation was directing
policy planning and international relations at the
Geneva Campaign Headquarters in Tel Aviv.
Levy received a Bachelors and Masters with Honors from
King’s College, Cambridge; he was awarded prizes in
Social and Political Science and was Scholar of the
College. He served as World Chairman of the World Union of
Jewish Students in Jerusalem from 1991 to 1994 and as
Projects Director for the Economic Co-operation Foundation,
a policy planning think-tank in Tel Aviv. He has published
extensively in a broad range of publications including
Ha’aretz, The Jerusalem Post, The Boston Globe,
United Press International, The American Prospect, The
Washington Monthly, The International Herald
Tribune, and more.
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