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For hundreds of millions of followers of the three Abrahamic faiths around the world Jerusalem is a sacred city. Being able to access freely its holy places is for them of primordial importance. And, for Palestinians, East Jerusalem must be the capital of their future state. Putting the city back on the table is the purpose of this major conference. Inclusive, not exclusive, solutions will be sought by a range of distinguished expert speakers


10.00 – 10.10:        
Introduction
Welcome: Sir Vincent Fean (BP Chair of Trustees) 

10.10 – 11.20:        Session I: History
Chair: Andrew Whitley (BP Trustee)
Keynote Speaker: Avi Shlaim
Panellists: Menachem Klein & Mick Dumper 

11.20 – 11.25:        Break    

11.25 – 12.35:        Session II: International Law and Human Rights
Chair: John McHugo (BP Trustee)
Keynote Speaker:  Baroness Helena Kennedy QC     
Panellists: Iain Scobbie & Daniel Seidemann 

12.35 – 13.30:        Lunch Break

13.30 – 14.45:        Session III: Religion and the Holy Sites
Chair: Bishop Michael Doe (BP Executive Committee)
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Seidemann 
Panellists: Rabbi Jeremy Gordon & Imam Monawar Hussain & Bishop Christopher Chessun 

14.45 – 14.50:        Break

14.50 – 16.05:        Session IV: Contemporary Realities and Plans to Share the City
Chair: Imad Karam (BP Trustee)
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Levy 
Panellists: Rula Salameh & Yudith Oppenheimer

16.05 – 16.10:        Break 

16.10 – 17.15:        Session V: Britain’s Role in the Coming Years
Chair: Sir Vincent Fean (BP Chair of Trustees)
Keynote Speaker: Rt Hon Alistair Burt 
Panellists: Conservative MP, Labour MP, LibDem MP, SNP MP

17.15 – 17.20:        Break    

17.20 – 17.55:        Session VI: Questions and Answers

17.55 – 18.00:        Closing Remarks 
Sir Vincent Fean