15:30   The  Global Energy Challenge

Prof. Itai Sened, Chair of BMI and of the Department of Public Policy

Dr. Yuval Shteinitz, Israel's Minister of Infrastructure, Energy and Water

Prof. Miranda Schreurs, Director of the Environmental Policy Research Center, Freie University, Berlin


16:15-18:00   The Refugee Global Challenge

Chair: Prof. Itamar Rabinovich, Former Ambassador of Israel to USA and  President Emeritus  of Tel-Aviv University

Prof. Armen Darbinian,Rector of Russian-Armenian State University and former Prime-Minister of Armenia

Dr. Simeon Djankov, Rector of the New Economic School in Moscow and former  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Bulgaria

Remes Seppo Yukha, Co-Founder and Chairman of EOS Russia

Václav Klaus, Co- Founder of the Václav Klaus Institute, former President of the Czech Republic



10:00   Prof. Itai Sened, Head of BMI, Chair of the Department of Public Policy, Founding Head of the School of Social Sustainability

10:10   A new Perspective on Conflict Resolution   Venezuela Hall (527)

Keynote Speech: Prof. Ephraim Yaar, Chair of the Evens Program for Conflict Resolution, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Dr. Nimrod Rosler, Department of Public Policy and the Evens Program for Conflict Resolution

Dr. Eugene Tartakovsky, the Tel Aviv University School of Social Work

Dr. Sami Miaari, Tel Aviv University Department of Labor Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences

15:00   Inauguration of the BMI Institute  Lobby of the Naftali Building

15:15   Donation Honoring Ceremony   Venezuela Hall (527)

Prof. Joseph Klafter, President of Tel-Aviv University

Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of the Board of Governors

Prof. Yaron Oz, Rector

Prof. Tamar Ronen-Rosenbaum, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr. Boris Mints

Inauguration of the Boris Mints Institute

May 19, 2016

Tel Aviv University