Resolutions Will Not Build Peace: Meredith Rothbart’s Testimony Before the UN Security Council (8869)
We have heard today and over the last few weeks of the continued violence between our two people. It is clear to all who are observing our political reality: Negotiations at the highest diplomatic levels would not result in substantive peace right now.
Unlocking Transformation: Why People-to-People Peacebuilding in Israel/Palestine is more urgent than ever
While the devastation and death inflicted by these asymmetric military exchanges is – of course – tragic, merely focusing on the recurring saber-rattling between Hamas and Israel fails to look beyond the most palpable symptoms of the ongoing struggle for genuine equality, self-determination and peace in Israel/Palestine.
An Imperative for the Hybrid Model in Peacebuilding: Moving Beyond Dialogue at Tech2Peace
Where entrepreneurship and technology intersect, there is an oft-obscure space that presents opportunities for peacebuilding. In Israel-Palestine, this space is harnessed by organizations that actively bring together Israelis and Palestinians in pursuit of a peace that relies on conditions beyond the conventional foundations of mutual understanding and co-existence.
How to Support People-to-People Peacebuilding: Meredith Rothbart’s Testimony to the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee
Through passing MEPPA into law, you have demonstrated an understanding that peace between the Israelis and Palestinians must be built strategically, between the people themselves who are at war with one another, living right next to each other.
How to Successfully Build Peace Without Saying You Are Building Peace – The Case of 50:50 Startups
Activities falling in the category of ‘peacebuilding’, especially in the protracted and ever-changing context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, are increasingly difficult to categorize. While the focus of peacebuilding before the Oslo Accords revolved around intergroup dialogue and education, the events that occurred since then have pushed peacebuilders to reconsider their means.