Thursday 19 November 2009, 4pm-5.30pm, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room, Houses of Parliament
- Aida Touma-Sliman, General Director, Women Against Violence
- Shmuel Ben-Tovim, Minister - Economic Affairs, Embassy of Israel
- Leo Williams, Manager UK Friends of the Abraham Fund Initiatives
- Adam Hug, Policy Director, Foreign Policy Centre
Chair: Sir Jeremy Beecham, New Israel Fund
The Foreign Policy Centre hosted the launch of its Full and Equal Citizens: How to deliver equality for Israel's Arab Minorities? project, supported by the Pears Foundation. The project will explore some of the main challenges facing Israel's Arab minorities including: community relations, housing, education, economic development, employment, political representation and policing.
It will also examine what lessons can be learnt from UK anti-discrimination practices and how international donors can best support community cohesion in Israel.
Download Full and Equal Citizens event invitation (190 kilobyte PDF)