We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Oslo and After: A Participant's Report of the Peace Process

Yair Hirschfeld is the Isaac and Mildred Brochstein Fellow in Middle East Peace and Security in Honor of Yitzhak Rabin at the Baker Institute for Public Policy. Hirschfeld is also the Director General of the Tel Aviv-based Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF). The ECF aims to develop a comprehensive strategy toward region peacemaking and reconciliation by pursuing policy planning on issues of permanent status and by developing concepts, strategies, and implementation designs supporting Israeli-Arab (Palestinian, Jordanian, and Egyptian) cooperation and coordination in political, economic, and social spheres.ᅡᅠ At this event, Hirschfeld explains the phases of the Roadmap Implementation Process Under U.S. Leadership. Phase one is allowing Palestinians to have a functioning government while keeping Israel secure.ᅡᅠ Phase two addresses Israel returning to bilateral negotiations with Palestinians, in which a deal needs to be created and sustained. And finally, phase three implements the idea of a permanent status.


Mon, Oct. 17, 2005
9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago


The Baker Institute at Rice University