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The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs / Le Centre consultatif des relations juives et israéliennes / SHIMON FOGEL, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs / Le Centre consultatif des relations juives et israéliennes
Responsible Officer Name: SHIMON FOGEL, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)  ? 
Initial registration start date: 2001-11-20
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 775667-111

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 1215

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 52

Version 1 of 55 (2001-11-20 to 2002-06-05)

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Version 1 of 55 (2001-11-20 to 2002-06-05) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: CANADA-ISRAEL COMMITTEE
406 - 130 SLATER STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1P 6E2
Canada
Telephone number: 613-234-8271
Fax number: 613-563-9379  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: SHIMON FOGEL, CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: PROMOTION OF BILATERAL RELATIONS BETWEEN CANADA AND ISRAEL THROUGH ECONOMIC, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNOLOGICAL BUSINESS AND POLITICAL COOPERATION.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: THE CANADA-ISRAEL COMMITTEE IS GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF DIRECTORS (29 DIRECTORS).
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No
 

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: PHILIPPE ELHARRAR
Position title: PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONSULTANT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SHIMON FOGEL
Position title: NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBERT RITTER
Position title: NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Environment Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), National Defence (DND), Privy Council Office (PCO), Solicitor General Canada (SGC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Constitutional Issues, Defence, Environment, Immigration, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Science and Technology, Sports
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: 1. PROMOTE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION FOR CANADA-ISRAEL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (LEGISLATION)2. RENEWAL OF CANADA-ISRAEL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FEDERATION (PROGRAMS, GRANTS)3. PROMOTE COMPLETION OF MOU ON CANADA-ISRAEL CULTURAL COOPERATION (PROGRAMS)4. ENHANCE TRADE OPPORTUNITIES AND BUSINESS COOPERATION5. ASSIST IN DEVELOPING MEDICAL COOPERATION PROJECTS BETWEEN CANADA, ISRAEL AND THE ARAB WORLD (CISEPO)6. ENCOURAGE SIGNING OF CULTURAL COOPERATION MOU BETWEEN CANADA AND ISRAEL7. EXPLORE AND PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BILATERAL COOPERATION IN FIELDS RELATED TO THE ENVIRONMENT, CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES, LAND-DISPUTE RESOLUTION, SPORTS AND THE DISABLED (PROGRAMS)8. PROMOTE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CANADA-ISRAEL RECIPROCAL SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT9. PROMOTE CONSTRUCTIVE CANADIAN ROLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY (E.G. UN) WITH RESPECT TO THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS.
Subject Matter: Prospective: 1. PROMOTE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION FOR CANADA-ISRAEL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (LEGISLATION)2. RENEWAL OF CANADA-ISRAEL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FEDERATION (PROGRAMS, GRANTS)3. PROMOTE COMPLETION OF MOU ON CANADA-ISRAEL CULTURAL COOPERATION (PROGRAMS)4. ENHANCE TRADE OPPORTUNITIES AND BUSINESS COOPERATION5. ASSIST IN DEVELOPING MEDICAL COOPERATION PROJECTS BETWEEN CANADA, ISRAEL AND THE ARAB WORLD (CISEPO)6. ENCOURAGE SIGNING OF CULTURAL COOPERATION MOU BETWEEN CANADA AND ISRAEL7. EXPLORE AND PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BILATERAL COOPERATION IN FIELDS RELATED TO THE ENVIRONMENT, AGRICULTURE, CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES, LAND-DISPUTE RESOLUTION, SPORTS AND THE DISABLED (PROGRAMS)8. PROMOTE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CANADA-ISRAEL RECIPROCAL SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT9. PROMOTE JOINT CANADA-ISRAEL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND DEMINING PROGRAMS.10. PROMOTE CONSTRUCTIVE CANADIAN ROLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY (E.G. UN) WITH RESPECT TO THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS.