55 Executive Council welcomes the recent ceasefire between Israel and
Palestine as a valuable respite in the damage caused to higher education
and the working lives of higher education personnel in Palestine.
Council reaffirms its support for colleagues in Palestinian institutions
working in these difficult and sometimes dangerous conditions, and urges
LAs to further develop the twinning programme bringing together their
institution with those in Palestine. Council asks the executive to
continue to develop its links with the Palestinian Federation of Unions
of University Professors and Employees with the view to providing
Council also recognises that the peaceful resolution of the problems
facing the Middle East will not be brought about by the erection of
barriers, but by open dialogue. Council therefore calls on the executive
to establish contact with the Israeli Higher Education Union
55A.1 Birmingham Delete second paragraph.
Talk? With Israelis? Don't be daft! These apes - there's only one language they understand.