Former Israeli justice minister to speak, April 14
Posted April 11, 2003; 11:55 p.m.
Yossi Beilin, former minister of justice for Israel and architect of the Oslo Accord, will discuss "Israel and the Palestinians on a Crossroad to the Road Map" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, in McCosh 10.
Beilin served as Israel's minister of justice from July 1999 to March 2001. A leading proponent of the peace process with Israel's neighbors and especially the Palestinians, he initiated the secret channel of talks that resulted in the 1993 Oslo Accord.
His lecture is part of the Program in Near Eastern Studies lecture series, "Israel-Palestine Peace Process: What Went Wrong and Can It Be Righted?" It is co-sponsored by the Center for Regional Studies, the Global Issues Forum, the Center for International Studies and the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia .
Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601