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15/5/2017  Semi Annual Event to Mark The Maltese Presidency of the EU Council

Malta EU Presidency 2017

On the occasion of the Maltese Presidency of the EU, the Israel - EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Embassy of the Malta in israel organised the biannual economic high level seminar,in the Einav Center in Tel Aviv.

The topic of this yea's event was " The Maritime Sector and International Cooperation and/or Assistance". 

The keynote speakers were Dr. Yoram Sebba, President of the Israel Chamber of Shipping; Captain Yigal Maor, Director General of the Israel Shipping and Ports Authority; Ambassador Lino  Vassallo, Permanent Representative of Malta to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

The event hosted fifty ambassadors, commercial and economic counsellors, chairmen and directors of the bi-lateral chambers of commerce, distinguished members of the Israeli business community as well as representatives of Israeli government ministries and foreign trade administration.

      
 
  


16/11/2016  Semi Annual Event to Mark The Slovak Presidency of the EU Council

On the occasion of the Slovak Presidency of the EU, the Israel - EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Tel Aviv organised the biannual economic high level seminar, hosted by the Head of the EU Delegation to the State of Israel.

The topic of this yea's event was "Challenges and opportunities in energy sector for Slovakia, Israel and EU". 

The keynote speakers were Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources Dr. Yuval Steinitz and the First State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic Mr. Vojtech Ferencz, who is in charge of the energy issues.

The event hosted over a hundred european ambassadors, commercial and economic counsellors, chairmen and directors of the bi-lateral chambers of commerce, distinguished members of the Slovak and Israeli business communities, EU trade delegates from accross the mediterranean area, as well as representatives of Israeli government ministries and foreign trade administration.

  


7/6/2016  Semi Annual Event to Mark The Netherlands Presidency of the EU Council

The semi annual event of the Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry to mark The Netherlands Presidency of the EU Council of the EU was organized in cooperation with the EU Delegation to the State of Israel, the Embassy of the Netehrlands in Israel and the Ducth Chamber of Commerce. The event focused on "the EU's Supportive Research and Innovation Climate,and Its Cooperation with Israel" and was held at the official residence of the Dutch Ambassador, with the participation of Heads and Managers of Israeli-EU bilateral Chambers of Commerce, Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of EU countries and representatives of commercial organizations, governmental ministries and companies. Main speakers: Professor Eugene Kandel, former Head of theNational Economic Council and now CEO of Start-Up Nation Central; Sander Dekker, State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands; Mr. Bertholt Leeftink, Director-General Enterprise and Innovation of the Netherlands and Mr. Elad Serfaty, Senior Vice President of Mobileye, Inc.

  


27/10/2015  Semi annual event to mark Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the EU

The semi annual event of the Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry to mark Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the EU was organized in cooperation with the EU Delegation to the State of Israel, the Luxembourg Ministry of Economy, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in Tel-Aviv. The event focused on "Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection" and was held at Hilton Tel Aviv Hotel, with the participation of Heads and Managers of Israeli-EU bilateral Chambers of Commerce, Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of EU countries and representatives of commercial organizations, governmental ministries and companies. Main speakers: Mr. Amit Ashkenazi (Adv.), Legal Advisor, the Israel National Cyber Bureau (INCB), Prime Minister's Office, and Mr. François Thill, Board Member, Luxembourg Cyber Security, and Data Protection Authority.

  


16/6/2015  Meeting of Heads of Israeli-EU Chambers of Commerce with journalists from the EU
  


10/6/2015  Semi annual event in cooperation with the Latvian Embassy

The semi annual event of the Chamber of Commerce was organized in cooperation with the Latvian Embassy and the EU Delegation to the State of Israel to commemorate the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The event focused on the topic: "Economic Challenges Facing Israel and the EU". The event was held at Dan Tel Aviv Hotel, with the participation of Heads and Managers of Israeli-EU bilateral Chambers of Commerce, Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of EU countries and representatives of commercial organizations, governmental ministries and companies. Main speakers: Dr. Karnit Flug, Governor of the Bank of Israel, and Mr. Andris Piebalgs, European and Economic Affairs Advisor to the President of Latvia.

  


29/4/2015  A Visit to Karmei Yosef Winery - BRAVDO
  


1/12/2014  Semi annual event in cooperation with the Italian Embassy

The semi annual event of the Chamber of Commerce was organized in cooperation with the Italian Embassy and the EU Delegation to the State of Israel to commemorate the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The event focused on the topic: Let the Economic Complex Be Simple. The event was held at the Italian Ambassador's Residence, with the participation of Heads and Managers of Israeli - EU bilateral Chambers of Commerce, Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of EU countries and representatives of commercial organizations, governmental ministries and companies. Main speakers: H.E. Yair Lapid, Minister of Finance of Israel, Mr. Heliodoro Temprano Arroyo from the European Commission, Prof. Eshel ben Jacob from Tel Aviv University, and Prof. Luciano Pietronero from Universita’ di Roma La Sapienza.

  


10/11/2014  Tour in the Renewed Sarona Colony

The tour in the renewed Sarona Colony was organized in cooperation with the Council for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in Israel and the EU Delegation to the State of Israel.

  


13/5/2014  Semi annual event in cooperation with the Greek Embassy - NEW HORIZONS IN ISRAEL-EU RELATIONS

The semi annual event of the Chamber was organized in cooperation with the Greek Embassy to commemorate Greece Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the EU Delegation in Israel. The event focused on the topic of New Horizon in Israel-EU Relations. The event was held in Carlton Hotel, Tel Aviv, with the participation of heads and managers of Israeli - EU bilateral Chambers of Commerce, Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of EU countries and representatives of commercial organizations, governmental ministries and companies. Main spekers: Ambassador Yaffa Ben-Ari, Acting Deputy Director General, Economic Affairs Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Konstantinos Tsiaras, Chairman of the Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Parliament, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mrs. Marietta Giannakou, MEP, Head of the Greek EPP Delegation, former Minister of Education and of Social Welfare.

  


24/2/2014  Seminar on New Trends and Opportunities for Israel and the EU

The seminar was organized by the Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the EU Delegation to the State of Israel, in cooperation with the Israel Export Institute and the Manufacturers Association. The Ambassador of the EU in Israel Mr. Lars Faaborg-Andersen presented an overview of the economic, trade and R&D prospects and relations between the EU and Israel for the coming years. Prof. Leonardo Leiderman, Head of Economics Department of Bank Hapoalim, delivered a presentation on prospects for the Euro.

The seminar was concluded by a panel discussion on current trends and challenges to IL-EU trade relations. The panel members were Dr. Oded Eran, Senior Research Associate at the Institute for National Security Studies, and Mr. Luigiandrea Pratolongo, Head of the Trade and Economic Section, EU Delegation.

90 people attended the seminar including Ambassadors, Commercial Attaches, heads of chambers of commerce, and representatives of governmental ministries, trade organizations and companies. 

  


18/11/2013  Semi annual event in cooperation with the Lithuanian Embassy - STRENGTHENING SCIENTIFIC AND R&D COOPERATION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE EU

The semi annual event of the Chamber was organized in cooperation with the Lithuanian Embassy to commemorate Lithuania's Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the EU Delegation in Israel. The event focused on the topic of scientific and technological cooperation between Israel and EU. Managers of technological incubators from various EU countries attended the event. The participants were the heads and managers of Israeli - EU bilateral Chambers of Commerce, Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of EU countries and representatives of commercial organizations and companies.

  


14/11/2013  Tour in Jaffa for Ambassadors, Commercial Attaches and Heads of Chambers of Commerce

The Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tel Aviv- Jaffa Municipality, in cooperation with the EU Delegation to the State of Israel, the Export Institute and the Manufacturers Association organized a visit to Jaffa to explore multicultural, environmental and business perspectives of the Jaffa Port area, and to promote Israeli- European networking opportunities.

Ambassadors and Commercial Attachés of EU countries in Israel, and the representatives of the EU countries bi-lateral Chambers of Commerce and Industry participated in the visit. The participants visited the Arab-Jewish Community Center, the Jaffa Slope Park, and attended a networking cocktail.

  


23/10/2013  Tour in Caesarea Business Park to EU Delegation "Mission for Growth"

The delegation was part of high-profile series of delegations organized by the European Commission (EC) headed by the Vice-President Antonio Tajani. The Delegation targeted numerous industry sectors including innovative and environmental technologies. Thus, it was organized in conjunction with the Water Technology & Environment Control Exhibition and Conference in Tel Aviv 22-24 October 2013.

The Mission has three main objectives:

  • promoting innovation and sustainable growth on both sides;
  • helping EU companies, in particular, SMEs  operate in Israel;
  • promoting EU industry in targeted sectors by participating in matchmaking events with local entrepreneurs.

In the Caesarea Business Park Tour, the companies had the chance to visit in Itamar Medical, a Medical device manufacturer of diagnostics products and to have a guided tour in the park.

  


3/6/2013  Orientation event to promote cooperation between trade organizations, Commercial Attaches and bilateral Chambers of Commerce
  


29/5/2013  Semi-annual event on partnerships and synergies at the Irish Ambassador's residence
  


18/12/2012  Semi-annual event on scientific innovation at the Cypriot Ambassador's residence
  


18/6/2012  Semi-annual event on Cleantech at the Danish Ambassador's residence
  


2/4/2012  Seminar on Transfer Pricing in the EU and OECD

The seminar was held in cooperation with the Export Institute, and Bar-Zvi & Ben Dov Law Firm with the participation of Mr. Joseph Andrus, Head of the OECD's Transfer Pricing Unit.

  


5/4/2011  The future of Tourism between Israel and the EU

Minister of Tourism Mr.  Stas Misezhnikov – Israeli Minister of Tourism and Mr. Boaz Waksman – Owner and Chairman of "Ofir Tours" discussed the issue of The Future of Tourism between Israel and the EU in the residence of the Hungarian Ambassador.

  


10/11/2010  Inovative Technology event at the EU Ambassador residence

Minister Ben Eliezer and the Chief Scientist, Mr. Eli Opper have jointed the EU Ambassadors and the Heads of European bilateral chambers to discuss Accelerating Innovative Technology at the residence of the European Union Ambassador.

  


6/10/2010  Seminar on "Tax Planning: Israel and the EU"

Israel- European Union Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with leading law firm in taxation Afschrift Law Office in  Brussels  in cooperation with Bustanai Law Office, held a seminar on "Tax Planning: Israel and the European Union." The seminar focused on practical and relevant areas for a businessman working in European countries such as bank secrecy, current trends in Europe, the EU Directive regarding taxation of savings, real estate opportunities in Europe for Israeli residents and corporate buildings insurance in Luxemburg- available to Israeli residents. The lectures were conducted by experts coming from Brussels especially for the seminar.

  


13/5/2010  Seminar on "Exports to the EU - Information Regarding of Trade Challenges and Opportunities"

Israel- EU Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Israel Export Institute organized a Seminar on "Exports to the EU - Information Regarding of Trade, Challenges and Opportunities" to Israeli exporters and importers.

  


28/4/2010  Seminar on Transfer Pricing and International Taxation in view of the OECD rules

The Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Friedman Law Office, Law Office Bar Zvi Ben Dov, the Israel Export Institute and the Manufacturers Association organized a seminar on Transfer Pricing and International Taxation - in view of the rules of the OECD, in light of Israel's acception to the OECD organization.

  


27/4/2010  Water Infrastructure event at the Embassy of Spain

The Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce has invited the Minister of Infrastructure, Mr. Uzi Landau, the management of Veolia and the CEOs of VALORIZA AGUA ( a Spanish water company) to discuss the market of Water Infrastructure in Israel and the European cooperation therein.

  


27/10/2009  Solar Energy event at Swedish Ambassador residence

Minister of Environment Gilad Erdan and the CEOs of Ormat Industries have joined to  discuss the advantages of using solar energy and the Israel-European cooperation.

  


22/9/2009  Event organied in cooperation with the Israel-Spain Chamber of Commerce on the topic of "THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS HOW TO REGAIN PROSPERITY THE SOONEST"

The symposium is aimed for Israeli businesspersons active in Spain in particular and in Europe in general, conducting international business relations and export/import within the EU and between the EU and Israel, in their daily confrontation with the economic crisis and its implications.

  


6/5/2009  Israel's Foreign Affairs Policy event at Czech Republic Embassy

Minister Danny Ayalon and the President of the Manufacturers Association discussed Israel's foreign affairs policy vis a vis Europe under the new Minister of foreign Affairs Mr. Liberman.

  


26/1/2009  Seminar on the topic:"How to win tenders in Europe?"

The Manufacturers Association of Israel in cooperation with the Israel - EU Chamber of Commerce organized a seminar on "How to win tenders in Europe?".The purpose of the seminar was: Review of the legal situation and innovations European public procurement law and display the relevant implications of this legislation. Teaching tools for winning public tenders in EU Member States for the Israeli exporter who is running for public tenders in 27 EU countries and about the contracts awarded by the European Commission within foreign aid program.

  


6/11/2008  Semi-annual event at the French Ambassador residence in view of the Global Economiic Crisis

The Governor of the Bank of Israel, Prof. Stanley Fischer has arrived to discuss the World Financial Crisis and its implications for Israel and Europe.

  


3/1/2008  Semi-annual event at Slovenian Ambassador residence
  


3/5/2007  Gala dinner for the launching of the Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce

Gala dinner for the launching of the Israel-EU Chamber of Commerce sponsored by the German Embassy in the Karlton hotel with the participation of the minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Tzipi Livni.

  
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