The Regional Organization for Peace, Economics, and Security (ROPES) is gearing up for its highly anticipated annual summit, set to take place in the charming city of Tbilisi in Summer. Bringing together participants from across the Middle East, including Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Morocco, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and other countries, this event aims to promote peace in the region through activism. The summit will feature a range of engaging activities, including workshops, dialogues, lectures by experienced peace activists and experts, and the opportunity to explore the rich history and traditions of Georgia, with a special visit to the thriving Jewish center, Israeli House NET, founded and run by Mr. Itsik Moshe.
Promoting Peace through Activism: ROPES has long been committed to creating a platform for constructive dialogue and collaboration among nations in the Middle East and promoting a vision of post-conflict, peaceful and integrated Middle East. By gathering representatives from diverse backgrounds, the summit aims to foster understanding, exchange ideas, and explore actionable strategies to promote peace and stability in the region. The workshops will provide participants with valuable tools to engage in effective peace-building initiatives and develop sustainable solutions to the challenges faced in the Middle East.
One of the highlights of the ROPES summit will be the lectures delivered by experienced peace activists and experts in the Middle East. These esteemed individuals will share their knowledge, experiences, and success stories, providing valuable insights and inspiration to the participants. By learning from these influential figures, attendees will be better equipped to drive positive change in their respective countries and contribute to the broader goal of peace in the region.
Exploring Tbilisi’s Beauty: Beyond the summit sessions, participants will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty of Tbilisi, a city renowned for its historic charm and picturesque landscapes. The guided tours will showcase the city’s cultural heritage and allow attendees to witness the coexistence of different traditions and religions within Georgia.
A special stop will be made at Israeli House NET, which works in relations and Jewish heritage, founded and managed by Mr. Itsik Moshe. This visit will offer valuable insights into the activities of Jewish and Israeli community in Tbilisi and their contributions to the country’s rich tapestry of diversity.
ROPES’ upcoming summit in Tbilisi presents a unique opportunity for participants from various Middle Eastern nations to come together and focus on promoting peace through activism and creating a wide network of emerging leaders who believe in just and peaceful conflict resolution in the Middle East. By engaging in workshops, dialogues, and lectures by experienced peace activists and experts, attendees will gain valuable knowledge and inspiration to further their peace-building efforts.
The head of the ROPES, Miss Ksenia Svetlova is an expert on Middle Eastern affairs, a former member of the Israeli Knesset and an experienced journalist who covered the Middle East extensively. During her time in the Knesset, she used to be a member of Foreign Affairs and Defense committee and a member of a parliamentary friendship group with Georgia. She currently serves as a CEO of ROPES – the Regional Organization for Peace, Economics and Security and as a senior non-resident fellow at the Atlantic council.