About: Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Global Europe 16-02-2016

Beyond labelling: How Europe can save the two-state solution

The EU Foreign Affairs Council last month reaffirmed its policy of differentiating between products made in Israel, and those produced in settlements. By so doing, it upheld the principle underpinning in its labeling guidelines of November 2015, writes Mousa Jiryis.
Global Europe 16-10-2015

Revitalising the Middle East Quartet post-Blair?

As the Middle East Quartet comes back to life, the EU must allow its member states to play an active role in the informal international group, to promote peace in the region, writes Nimrod Goren.
Israel's West Bank separation barrier
Global Europe 16-12-2014

Spreading ripples of hope from Europe to Palestine

Four national European parliaments have already voted to recognize Palestinian statehood. It's time the European Parliament does the same, Ilan Baruch writes.
Global Europe 21-10-2014

Mogherini should appoint special envoy to the Middle East

Federica Mogherini, the new EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs, should appoint a new EU special envoy to the Middle East to engage and have an impact on the peace process in the region, writes Dr Nimrod Goren.
Development Policy 11-09-2013

Oslo has failed, the EU must help craft a new Mideast peace template

It is time for the EU to take a  lead in the Middle East by conditioning any strengthening of its ties with Israel on tangible improvements in the occupied Palestinian territories, write Bernd Nilles and Marc Schade Poulsen.
Global Europe 05-08-2013

Past not a measure for the present Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

The old paradigms in the Middle East peace process may not be adequate in assessing the potential of the negotiations launched last week, writes Jacob Shapiro.
Global Europe 19-07-2013

Netanyahu’s misleading response to the EU’s new policy on Israeli settlements

Putting aside the symbolic implications of the EU's policy on settlements, the practical contribution that the EU stance will provide to the conflict is still far from clear. What can be assessed already, however, is that the criticisms against this step have been based on shaky arguments, writes Lorenzo Kamel.
Global Europe 14-09-2011

EU must support viable Palestinian state

The EU must make peace between Israel and Palestine one of the top priorities of its Middle East policy. But there can be no peace in the region without a viable Palestinian state, argues Eberhard Rhein.