The basis for a two-state solution has been eroded almost to the point of collapse making a political breakthrough more urgent than ever. But how can Europe generate new momentum for Palestinian statehood?
Nicholas Walton is the communications director of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Before joining ECFR in October 2009 he worked as a journalist with the BBC for fourteen years. He was the BBC's correspondent in Sarajevo and Warsaw, and reported from many other countries, including Russia, Georgia, Sierra Leone and the US. Nicholas spent much of his journalistic career at the BBC World Service, most recently working as the newsroom's Europe Editor.
Nicholas studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University, and recently returned to his studies, completing a Masters degree in Conflict, Security and Development in the Department of War Studies at King's College, University of London.
As well as his daily work at ECFR, Nicholas has worked as a consultant with other think tanks such as the South African Institute for International Affairs, and also presents New Books in European Studies and New Books in African Studies for the New Books Network of podcasts.
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