Palestinian issues

Palestinian issues

18 May 2018
GA/PAL/1409

Despite the increasingly dire circumstances in the territory occupied by Israel and in exile abroad, the Palestinian people would never abandon their struggle for peace, freedom and self-determination, the Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine stressed in closing remarks as the United Nation Forum on the Question of Palestine concluded today.

17 May 2018
DSG/SM/1175-GA/PAL/1408

Following are Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the United Nations Forum on the Question of Palestine, in New York today:

17 May 2018
GA/PAL/1407

Seventy years after a General Assembly resolution first sought to partition Palestine into Arab and Jewish States — an anniversary that sparked both joyous commemorations and lethal violence earlier this week — Palestinian and Israeli scholars, legal experts and Government officials today opened a high-level forum aimed at harnessing the region’s difficult historical lessons and forging a new path forward towards peace.

14 May 2018
SG/SM/19034-PAL/2222

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

14 May 2018
GA/PAL/1406

Following is the statement by the General Assembly’s Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People regarding the situation in Gaza:

11 May 2018
GA/PAL/1405

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will convene the United Nations Forum on the Question of Palestine under the theme “70 Years after 1948 — Lessons to Achieve a Sustainable Peace” on 17 and 18 May in the Trusteeship Council Chamber of United Nations Headquarters in New York.

30 March 2018
SG/SM/18967-PAL/2220

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

28 March 2018
GA/PAL/1404

The Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine today urged States to guard against the “creeping danger” of a one-State reality, as the Palestinian Rights Committee considered the situation on the ground in the territory occupied by Israel and the “destabilizing” impact of sharp humanitarian cuts by the United States.

15 March 2018
SG/SM/18935-PAL/2218

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the ministerial conference on support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in Rome today:

5 February 2018
SG/SM/18882-GA/PAL/1403

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the 2018 session of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, in New York today:

5 February 2018
GA/PAL/1402

Global consensus on the question of Palestine could be eroding, making it more difficult to achieve concerted action at a time when it was more important than ever, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Palestinian Rights Committee as it opened its 2018 session.

29 November 2017
DSG/SM/1117-GA/PAL/1399-OBV/1758

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at a special meeting on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, in New York today:

27 November 2017
SG/SM/18800-OBV/1757-PAL/2217

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, observed on 29 November:

15 November 2017
GA/PAL/1397

An occupying Power must act in good faith and comply with the core principles of international humanitarian law, a top United Nations expert told the Palestinian Rights Committee today, as it approved four draft resolutions for consideration by the General Assembly.

6 October 2017
PAL/2216-PI/2214

VIENNA, 6 October — The International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East concluded today, with two panel discussions exploring themes of bias, objectivity, truth and the role of both social and traditional media in covering the issues that mattered most to Palestinians and Israelis.

5 October 2017
PAL/2215-PI/2213

VIENNA, 5 October — The 2017 International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East opened in Vienna today, with journalists, diplomats, academics and civil society representatives sharing views on the status of peace efforts, ways to end the occupation — now in its fiftieth year — and media narratives about the Israel-Palestine conflict.

22 September 2017
SG/SM/18717-PAL/2214

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level meeting “Giving Hope to Palestine Refugees: New Horizons for Sustainable Funding for UNRWA”, in New York today:

6 September 2017
GA/PAL/1396

The Palestinian Rights Committee adopted its annual report today, for submission to the forthcoming session of the General Assembly, heard a review of the latest developments on the ground and discussed myriad ways to improve and streamline its work.

8 August 2017
GA/PAL/1395

Activities to mark 50 years of Israeli occupation and support the two-State solution had taken centre stage in recent efforts to quell tensions, especially in Jerusalem, and create conditions for mutual respect, the Palestinian Rights Committee heard today.

21 July 2017
GA/PAL1393

BAKU, Azerbaijan, 21 July — Participants in the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem continued to explore the specific impacts of the Israeli occupation on the city’s economy, development and social life — as well as opportunities for support from both donors and investors — as the meeting entered its second and final day.