Programme of Work

Sunday, 16 May 2021

VTC Open Debate (10:00 A.M.)

  • The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question

Member States may submit written statements through the e-Speakers module. Delegations wishing to do so should transmit their statements in Microsoft Word format with a cover letter duly signed by the Permanent Representative/Chargé d’affaires and addressed to the President of the Security Council no later than the date of the meeting, 16 May 2021. These statements will be published as part of an official compilation document containing the interventions submitted in connection with this open VTC.  


Note: Security Council open VTCs will be broadcast live, and the recordings will be posted on the Security Council’s website.  Written versions of the statements delivered at open VTCs by briefers, Council members and participating States will be published in official documents of the Security Council, if requested. Further information on the Security Council’s recent activities is also available here.