Meeting of Circle Europe, Tel Aviv, September 23-24, 2008.
Topic: "Soft and Hard Security Issues in EU-Israeli Relations"
Participants: Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation:Dr.Ralf Hexel, Representative, FES Office, Israel; Coordinators of IEPN: Dr. Roby Nathanson (Israel); Mr. Christoph Moosbauer and Prof. Stephan Stetter (Europe); European and Israeli researchers of IEPN: Prof. Gonzalo Escribano, Dr. Eli Goldstein, Dr. Eva Gross, Dr. Emily Landau, Limor Nobel, Dr. Tal Sadeh, Dr. Isabel Schäfer, Noam Segal, Dr. Thomas A. Teichler, Prof. Alfred Tovias; France: Mr. Alexis Dutertre, First Counsellor of the Embassy of France in Israel; Members of Circle Europe
Topic: "Soft and Hard Security Issues in EU-Israeli Relations".
Participants: Hermann Bünz, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Israel, Coordinators of IEPN: Mr. Christoph Moosbauer and Dr. Stephan Stetter (Europe); Dr. Roby Nathanson and Dr. Shlomo Shpiro (Israel), European and Israeli researchers of IEPN: Thomas Teichler, Dr. Isabel Schäfer, Dr. Eva Gross, Professor Gonzalo Escribano, Dr. Eli Goldstein, Daniela Huber and Members of Circle Israel.
During the different sessions, Discussions were held on IEPN Working Papers: Environmental and Energy Security, Military Affairs and Security and A wider Notion of Security: Security without Securitisation.
IEPN Panel Discussion, Madrid, Spain, November 6-8, 2007, organised in cooperation with the INCIPE Institute in Madrid.
Topic: "EU-Israeli Relations at the Crossroads" and Book Launch: "Middle East under Fire? EU-Israel Relations in a Region between War and Conflict Resolution"
During the Event the most recent publication: "Middle East under Fire? EU-Israel Relations in a Region between War and Conflict Resolution" was presented to the public.
The contributions in that Publication cover various aspects of European-Israeli relations and the Middle East conflict. The presentation of the publication was followed by a Panel Discussion on the topic: "EU-Israeli Relations at the Crossroads".
Participants: Sven Biscop (Senior Research Fellow, The Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels), Dr. Roby Nathanson (General Director, The Macro Center for Political Economics, Tel Aviv), Dr. Shlomo Shpiro (Director of the Center for International Communications and Policy, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan), Dorothee Schmid (Research on Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Issues, IFRI, Paris).
IEPN Conference, Vienna, June 19-20, 2006 in cooperation with the Renner Institute, Vienna.
Topic: Book Launch of "Monitoring the EU-Israel Action Plan".
Keynote Speaker was HE Mr. Marc Otte, Special Representative to the Middle East Peace Process on the subject of: "The Future of EU-Israeli Relations". Following was a Roundtable Discussion on EU-Israeli Relations and the Action Plan.