The Clio Conference of 2012 was held on April 19 at teh Het Hasteel in Goningen. The visitors were participating in workshops and the plenary debate about the political consequences of globalization. In centre of focus were essentially the recent incidents in the Middle East, as well as the ancient Israeli- Palestine combat. Chairman of the Day was dr. Frans Wesiglas. Speakers of the Day: Mr. A.A.M (Dries) van Agt Prof. dr. N. Blokker Maj. Gen. (ret.) RNLMC Kees Homan (MA/ LL M) drs. Farah Karimi Inter alia, following workshops were given: Responsibility to Protect Frozen Conflicts Development Class: Fragile States Integrated Border Management Boundary Disputes: The role of international courts and tribunals