October 23, 2019
Location: Gross Hall 107
Livni is a former Foreign Minister of Israel[comma]Vice Prime Minister[comma]Minister of Justice[comma]and Leader of the Opposition. Over the course of her career in government service[comma]Livni has held critical portfolios[comma]serving as Minister of Justice[comma]Leader of the Opposition in the Knesset[comma]and Minister for the Promotion of the Diplomatic Process. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007. She was also selected for the Quality of Governance Award in 2004 for her unique contribution to reinforcing the rule of law and protecting the principles of democracy.
Livni served as the chief negotiator in the last two rounds of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and is widely known for her promotion of a two-state solution.