Middle East Policy Initiative Forum

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Middle East Policy Initiative Forum

Conflicts Forum "In partnership with The Middle East Policy Initiative Forum and the Oxford Research Group

“From Crisis to Opportunity: Inclusive Approaches to the Arab-Israeli Conflict” - a project funded by the European Union under its Partnership for Peace Programme

"We are pleased to announce that the European Union has awarded €500,000 over two years starting in 2007 for a project to help develop more inclusive and legitimate approaches to transforming the Middle East conflict.

“From Crisis to Opportunity” aims to support a new, inclusive approach to the Arab-Israeli conflict by opening consultations among legitimate yet opposed stakeholders through civil society-brokered dialogue, analysis and engagement. The goal is to explore accommodations grounded in real support in the societies. The action will engage rooted elements of Palestinian and Israeli society and stakeholders from the wider region, including faith-based movements. Two workstreams — one focused on regional dialogue, one on the Israeli-Palestinian arena — form an integrated programme of research, consultations, publication, workshops and dissemination.

"The project is to be overseen by Oxford Research Group (ORG) and delivered in partnership with the Middle East Policy Initiative Forum. It will be led by a strong team of international experts: [1]

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  1. CF News: Conflicts Forum receives grant from the European Union, Conflicts Forum, accessed February 25, 2008.