Observance at UN Headquarters in New York on 25 November 2013
On Monday, 25 November 2013, the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People held a special meeting (356th meeting), in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, from 10:00 to 13:00, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber (CB), in accordance with General Assembly resolution 32/40 B of 2 December 1977.
The speakers at the special meeting included the Chair of the Committee, the President of the General Assembly, the Chef de Cabinet representing the Secretary-General, the President of the Security Council, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine, the Chair of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories, several intergovernmental organizations, and a representative of civil society.
Messages of solidarity by delegations were published in a special bulletin of the Division. The film “State 194” was shown right after the special meeting in the Economic and Social Council Chamber (CB).
Programme of events:
- 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Special meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalieanable Rights of the Palestinian People, ECOSOC Chamber, List of Speakers
- 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Film screening “State 194”
- 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Concert featuring Ms. Nai Barghouti and her troupe and Mr. Mohammed Assaf, UNRWA Regional Youth Ambassador and Winner of 2013 Arab Idol, ECOSOC Chamber, Programme
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. General Assembly annual debate on the question of Palestine