People\u2019s Peace Talks, The [world Service]

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Can the public can succeed where the politicians have failed?

An innovative new weekly programme looking at how we can solve the world's problems.

When we think of peace talks we think of politicians from opposing camps meeting behind closed doors in wood-panelled rooms, hammering out the details of an agreement that both sides can accept. But that process hasn’t led to long term peace when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. So is it a mistake to think that only governments can negotiate peace? The Minds of Peace initiative brings together ordinary Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate their own peace agreement.

Producer and Reporter: Elizabeth Davies

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