Time: 8:30PM – 10:30PM (Doors open 8PM)
Where: London venue
Tickets: £50 including refreshments
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About Tzipi Livni
Livni has held senior positions in previous governments, including Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Chief Negotiator in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks (from 2006 to 2009). From 2009 to 2012, Livni served as Leader of the Opposition in Israel’s Knesset. During this time she chaired the largest party in the Knesset, the Kadima Party.
Among the additional ministerial and leadership positions Livni has held throughout her career in the Knesset: Minister of Justice (2006 to 2007); Minister of Immigrant Absorption, Minister of Housing and Construction, Minister of Justice, and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2003 to 2006); Minister of Regional Cooperation and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (2001 to 2003).
During her time in the Knesset, Livni has served on several parliamentary committees, including the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee and the Committee on the Status of Women. She has also chaired the Legislative Subcommittee for the Prohibition of Money Laundering Law.
Livni was first elected to the Knesset in 1999 as a member of the Likud Party. In 2005, Livni left the Likud, and founded the Kadima Party together with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and other leaders in the Knesset. Prior to her election to the Knesset, Livni served as Director General of the Government Companies Authority from 1996 to 1999. In this capacity, she was in charge of the privatization of government corporations and monopolies.
Livni received her law degree from Bar-Ilan University and practiced as an attorney for ten years before entering public life. Livni served as the founding partner of a private firm where she specialized, inter alia, in commercial law, constitutional law, and real estate law.