Conférence internationale : Le Centenaire de la Déclaration Balfour

Le JCPA-CAPE de Jérusalem et le Centre Konrad Adenauer organisent une 

Conférence internationale sur le centenaire de la Déclaration Balfour

le mardi 28 février 2017 dans les salons de l’hôtel Waldorf Astoria, à Jérusalem.

Inscription obligatoire.

Tous les détails de l’événement sur le site anglais du JCPA-CAPE de Jérusalem.

PROGRAMME de la Conférence internationale : LE CENTENAIRE DE LA DECLARATION BALFOUR


8:30-9:00
Registration
9:00-9:30

Opening Remarks

Amb. Dore Gold – President, Jerusalem Center for Public Affair

Dr. Michael Borchard – Director, Israel Office of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

9:30-10:45

First Session: The Balfour Declaration: Past, Present and Future

Chair: Amb. Zvi Mazel – Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

The Historical Paths to the Balfour Declaration

Prof. Andrew Roberts – Department of War Studies, King’s College, London; and Founding Member, Friends of Israel Initiative

Israel as a Strategic Asset to Britain

Col. Richard Kemp – Former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan

100 Years Later, What Will the Future Hold?

Prof. Julius H. Schoeps – Director of the Moses Mendelsohn Centre of European Jewish Studies at Potsdam University

10:45-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-12:15

Second Session: Legal Issues

Chair: David Horowitz – Founding editor of The Times of Israel

Was the Declaration a Legally Binding Document?

Prof. Ruth Lapidoth – Hebrew University, Israel Prize recipient

The Continued Relevance of the Balfour Declaration

Prof. Nicholas Rostow – Colgate University

From the 1917 Balfour Declaration to the Rebirth of Israel in 1948 – Connecting the Dots from the Perspective of International Law

Dr. Jacques Gauthier – International lawyer and scholar, served as legal counsel to the governments of France, Spain, Mexico and Canada

12:15-13:00
Break
13:00-14:00

Third Session: Diplomatic and Political Aspects

Chair: Dan Diker – Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Israel and the International Community 100 Years After the Balfour Declaration

Amb. Clemens von Goetze – German Ambassador to Israel

Lessons for Diplomats from the Balfour Declaration

Amb. Daniel Taub – Director of Strategy and Planning at the Yad Hanadiv (Rothschild) Foundation in Jerusalem

How the Palestinians View the Balfour Declaration Today

Brig. Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser – Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

From the Balfour Declaration to a Palestinian State?

Moshe Arens – Former Israeli Minister of Defense and Foreign Affairs

 

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