Podcast episode with Israeli GI Director
5 July, 2022
French President Emannuel Macron urges Yair Lapid to renew the peace process with Palestinian leadership.
31 March, 2022
In their closing remarks, the FMs of Morocco, Egypt, the UAE, and Bahrain all highlighted the importance of reviving the peace process and ensuring the viability of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
27 March, 2022
Blinken called on Israel to de-escalate tensions with the Palestinians, including settlement expansion, settler violence and evictions of Palestinians from their homes ahead of Ramadan.
15 February, 2022
“The Palestinian issue is always on the table and as you know our stance is calling for the two parties to negotiate.”
10 February, 2022
“Both in Israel and during the other stages of my trip one focus will be on the future of the Middle East peace process.”
14 February 2022
“The bottom line is that there’s one land that will either end up being divided or become a single entity. The only ones who can kill the two-state solution are those who believe in it.”
January 11, 2022
GI’s Deputy Director explained how we are working to overcome obstacles in Israeli society preventing progress towards a negotiated settlement.
January 7, 2022
A recent survey by GI indicates that most Israelis favor diplomatic negotiations with the Palestinian leadership
December 22, 2021
Stressed “the importance of actions to build trust, enhance stability and security, and foster a more hopeful vision for the future.”
December 21, 2021
51% of Israelis support a meeting between Prime Minister Bennett and President Abbas
October 27, 2021
Support for the two-state solution increased from to 46% up from 36% the month before.
October 29, 2021
What can you do for peace today? Meet someone from the other side, engage with them, listen to their experiences, their daily struggles, their history, narratives, concerns, hopes and dreams for the future.
October 19, 2021
I know that at the end of this meeting we did not solve the conflict, but together we felt the viability of reaching a solution.
October 11, 2021
Polls reveal that the Israeli public overwhelmingly supports policies that lead to the establishment of two states, and backs territorial compromises.
October 10, 2021
September 30, 2021
Sisi’s office said that the Egyptian president said the two-state resolution could “have a huge impact on changing the situation on the ground in the entire Middle East.”
September 22, 2021
“A solution that leads to the establishment of an independent, sovereign, and viable Palestinian state on the basis of the June 1967 lines, with E. Jerusalem as its capital, living side-by-side with Israel in peace and security.”
July 15, 2021
“China supports the Geneva Initiative in playing a greater role and stands ready to provide assistance and engage in cooperation.”
June 17, 2021
The Geneva Initiative serves as proof that a solution to the conflict is possible.
June 23, 2021
What are the on-the ground obstacles to a two-state solution and how can they be overcome? Watch this virtual tour by GI expert Dr. Shaul Arieli.
June 3, 2021
If a peace agreement styled on the Geneva Accord would be set forth by Israel that would respond to all points brought forth by the Palestinians — an agreement that former PA officials already ceremonially signed with Israelis — would this be accepted by Palestinians today?
June 12, 2021
The Palestinian peace camp exists. It is composed of idealists and pragmatists of all ages and backgrounds living in the West Bank, Jerusalem, and yes, Gaza too.
June 13, 2021
Young Israelis and Palestinians offer three different angles on the violent outbreak in May, and the need to address the conflict even after the situation has ostensibly “calmed”
May 28, 2021
The Geneva Initiative’s Director of Foreign Relations, Jess Manville was interviewed by the Jewish Telegraph.
May 27, 2021
With Mr Biden’s inauguration in January, the vision of a two-state solution supported by the United States has made a comeback.
May 23, 2021
“President Biden’s been very clear that he remains committed to a two-state solution.”
May 22, 2021
Any way you look at it, the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the same: two states for two peoples.
April 30, 2021
In an SIV webinar, GI Israeli Director Gadi Baltiansky addresses the most common claims, myths, and arguments that come from both the “pro-Israel” and “pro-Palestinian” camps.
March 16, 2021
The Geneva Initiative estimated that 12 seats’ worth of voters who support two states are currently backing rightist parties.
January 27, 2021
“The greatest achievement of any Israeli government will be forging a peace agreement with the Palestinians.”
December 17, 2020
“Because I have been involved with this issue for so many years…I know the unbearable ease of reaching an agreement.”
December 17, 2020
“Anyone who wishes to see a secure, flourishing, and peaceful Israel will be excited about the prospect of peace with another Arab country. That said, context matters.”
November 24, 2020
“Blinken and Sullivan are no Kushner and Greenblatt. They don’t have to learn the issue, they already know them very well.”
November 23, 2020
“Israelis want to see a Biden initiative to renew negotiations, an internal Palestinian reconciliation process, and the two-state solution. It’s time for the government to work toward realizing the will of the people.”
November 10, 2020
“For him, the change will come too late.”
August 29, 2020
In the midst of steps towards formalizing a diplomatic agreement between Israel and the UAE, one of the most important actors is missing from the peace agenda.
July 9, 2020
A constructive path forward should include a high-level Arab delegation to Israel with a view of relaunching a process based on the Arab Peace Initiative.
July 13, 2020
Unilateral moves of any kind are dangerous, regardless of the size or location. Peace can only be achieved through land swaps and a negotiated political agreement.
July 1, 2020
The article says our efforts injected new life into the debate on the two-state solution and restored the issue to the agenda after years of public indifference.
July 1, 2020
Minister Michael Biton publicly endorsed the Geneva Initiative and referred to it as part of the mainstream between the two extremes of Israeli society.
June 26, 2020
Stop the annexation. Don’t give up on peace.
June 22, 2020
Former minister Tzipi Livni explains why annexation of any part of the West Bank would lead to devastating consequences for Israeli interests.
April 14, 2020
We strongly caution against any moves towards unilateral annexation of parts of the West Bank, including in the Jordan Valley and E1 area.
March 31, 2020
The notion that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” has never resonated more strongly when the two parties of one of the most protracted conflicts in history face a common threat.
February 17, 2020
The Trump Plan offers 30% of the West Bank to Israel. Why do annexation attempts continue to fail?
December 17, 2019
“The public is more realistic than some of its leaders and understands that the lack of a political process with no genuine efforts to resolve the conflict prove detrimental to Israel,” GI’s Director-General, Gadi Baltiansky commented.
December 17, 2019
“Despite 52 years of Israeli occupation and the tens of billions of shekels invested, as well as an unbroken 10 years of a nationalist-messianic government headed by Netanyahu, a renewed Kingdom of Judea never really got off the ground.”
September 19, 2019