[fyeg_gen-l] Calling participants for Olive Tree Branch session 2!
Joan Groizard Payeras
joan at fyeg.org
Tue Apr 28 21:10:35 CEST 2015
Dear MOs, dear friends,
The Olive Tree Branch discussions kick-off this month was a great success,
with participants from all over Europe putting together their views and
shared understanding on the Israel-Palestine conflict. The second session
will be on Sunday 10th May, 7pm Central European Summer time.
The event is open to members of FYEG member organisations and *you can
As last time, the call will be carried out online via Skype, aiming to
bring together participants from as wide a range of countries as possible.
The session will focus on the issue of violence, including the following
- Terrorism and its definiition
- Feeling and realities of security v insecurity
- Military presence throughout the region
Again, we would ask participants to spend some time in advance of the
session thinking about their perspectives and opinion on the conflict, and
trying to understand where the disagreements on the subject may come from.
This will help the running of the session and hopefully a more constructive
After the session, the Olive Tree Branch steering team will collect the
points discussed, to be presented at the next FYEG general assembly and to
be discussed at the Olive Tree Branch in-person seminar later this year.
Please use this link to register
and email any questions to joan at fyeg.org, putting office at fyeg.org in copy.
OTB Steering Team
Member of the Executive Committee
joan at fyeg.org
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