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Shlomo Ben-Ami

Former Israeli diplomat, politician, and Oxford-trained historian, Shlomo Ben-Ami has had a distinguished career working on international peace conferences. Now the Vice President for the Toledo International Center for Peace, he is a renowned for being an expert in conflict resolution. Astute, intelligent and fluid, Shlomo is an excellent keynote speaker of the highest quality. 

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Shlomo Ben-Ami Biography

Shlomo Ben-Ami is a powerful and insightul keynote speaker.  Renowned for his efforts in the ongoing Peace Process in the Middle East as Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shlomo Ben-Ami was a key participant in Israel-Palestinian peace talks, including the Camp David and Taba talks in 2000 and 2001.

Having headed the Graduate School of History at Tel Aviv University from 1982 until 1986, his great historical knowledge and experience as a diplomat and politician make him one of the most acclaimed experts on the Middle East and international conflict resolution. In 1987, he was appointed to be Israel’s first Ambassador in Spain, where he served until December 1991, and in 1996 he was elected to the Knesset, he legislative branch of the Israeli government, as a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

After Labour’s landslide victory in 1999, Professor...

Shlomo Ben-Ami is a powerful and insightul keynote speaker.  Renowned for his efforts in the ongoing Peace Process in the Middle East as Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shlomo Ben-Ami was a key participant in Israel-Palestinian peace talks, including the Camp David and Taba talks in 2000 and 2001.

Having headed the Graduate School of History at Tel Aviv University from 1982 until 1986, his great historical knowledge and experience as a diplomat and politician make him one of the most acclaimed experts on the Middle East and international conflict resolution. In 1987, he was appointed to be Israel’s first Ambassador in Spain, where he served until December 1991, and in 1996 he was elected to the Knesset, he legislative branch of the Israeli government, as a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

After Labour’s landslide victory in 1999, Professor Ben Ami became Minister of Public Security before becoming appointed Foreign Minister the following year.

In addition to being a member of Israel’s delegation to the Madrid Peace Conference, in 1993, he headed the Israeli delegation at the Multilateral Talks on Refugees in the Middle East held in Ottawa, Canada, and is the co-founder of Spain’s Toledo International Center for Peace.

On his dissertations, Professor Ben-Ami applies his expertise on conflict resolution to managerial situations as well as international politics. As an author, he has published a number of books on diverse subjects such as the Israeli-Arab conflicts, fascism in Spain, religion or philosophy, in English, Spanish, French and Hebrew.

Books Include

Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: The Israeli-Arab Tragedy
Ethnic Challenges to the Modern Nation-state

Speaking Topics

Sociopolitical Environment

Global Issues & Current Affairs

Conflict Resolution

The Middle East

The Israeli-Arab Conflict

Foreign Policy

Negotiation and intermediation

Spanish and Latin American History

National Security

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