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Ethical Norms in a Political World: NGOs, Human Rights and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

June 14, 2006 – Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem

Keynote Speaker Natan Sharansky, M.K.

9.30 Registration

10:00 Welcome : Harry Hurwitz, Begin Center

Prof. Gerald Steinberg, Director, Program on Conflict Management and Negotiation Bar Ilan University, Editor NGO Monitor: The Durban Strategy, NGOs and Human Rights

10:30- 12:00 NGOs, Human Rights and Political Power

12:00- 13:30 NGOs and the Media – Is There a Halo Effect?

14:30- 16:00 Government Funding for NGOs and the “Hamas Dilemma”

16:15- 17:45 NGOs, Human Rights, and International Law

18:00 Keynote Address: Natan Sharansky, M.K. Democracy, Dictatorship, and Human Rights

NGOs Speakers include:
Harel Ben-Ari, Former Legal Counsel to Israeli Embassy, The Hague
Dr Gershon Baskin, Israel/Palestine Center for research and information (IPCRI)Dr. Avi Bell, Bar-Ilan University
John Bell, Search for Common GroundDan Diker, Israel Channel 1, English News Uri Dromi, Israel Democracy Institute
Dr. Michael Ehrlich, Bar-Ilan University, formerly Amnesty International-Israel
Orli Gil, Head of NGO Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Isi Leibler Israel Diaspora Committee of the Jerusalem Council for Public Affairs
Sarah Mandel, NGO Monitor
Ambassador Gideon Meir, Media and Public Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Daniel Meron, International Organizations & Human Rights Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Hillel C. Neuer, UN Watch
Benjamin Pogrund, Yakar
Prof. Michla Pomerance, Hebrew University
Danny Rubinstein, Ha’aretz
Dr. Olli Ruohomäki, Representative Office of Finland
Daniel Seideman, Ir Amim
Colonel Shlomi Am Shalom, Deputy I.D.F Spokesperson
Saul Singer, Jerusalem PostSimon Wilson, BBC Bureau Chief

The program will be presented in English
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