2021 Solidarity Day2021-12-20T11:39:10-05:00

Observance at the United Nations Headquarters in New York – 29 November 2021

Special Meeting at UN Headquarters in New York – 29 November 2021

  • H.E. Mr. Cheikh Niang, Chairperson Chair of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations)
  • H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid President of the General Assembly
  • H.E. Mr. Juan Ramón de la Fuente Ramírez President of the Security Council (Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations)
  • Ms. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet, Speaking on behalf of the Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.
  • Video messages of solidarity by Ms. Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Laureate, Ms. Hanan Hroub, Palestinian winner of “Global Teacher Prize”, Ms. Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International  Secretary-General and H.E. Ms. Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland and Former co-chair of the International Women’s Commission for a Just and Sustainable Palestinian-Israeli Peace.
  • Mohammed El-Kurd, Palestinian activist, representative of civil society.
  • Introduction of Intergovernmental Organizations’ Speakers – Chairperson
  • H.E. Mr. Peter Mohan Maithri Pieris Chair of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories (Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations)
  • H.E. Ms. Fatima Kyari Mohammed Permanent Observer of the African Union, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki  Mahamat, Chair of the African Union Commission
  • H.E.Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States to the United Nations, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States
  • H.E. Mr. Agshin Mehdiyev Permanent Observer of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, reading out a message from H.E. Hissein Brahim Taha, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
  • H.E. Mr. Yashar T. Aliyev Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations, reading out a message on behalf of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries

Messages of Solidarity – 29 November 2021

Heads of State: Lao People’s Democratic Republic (English), Senegal (French), Egypt (Arabic), China (Chinese), Nicaragua (English, Spanish), Vietnam (English), Morocco (Arabic, French, English,) Spanish ), Jordan (Arabic), Indonesia (English), Sri Lanka (English), Turkey (English), Lebanon (Arabic), Iran (English), Brunei Darussalam (English), Maldives (English), Venezuela (Spanish), Tunisia (Arabic), Russian Federation (Russian), United Arab Emirates (Arabic)

Heads of Government: India (English), Thailand (English), Malta (English), Japan (English), South Africa (English), Bangladesh (English), Malaysia (English), Mauritius (English)

Ministers for Foreign Affairs: Kazakhstan (English), Philippines (English), Cuba (English), Syria (Arabic), Argentina (Spanish), Bahrain (Arabic), Bolivia (Spanish), Saudi Arabia (Arabic), Mexico (Spanish)

Government: Algeria (Arabic), Guyana (English), Namibia (English), Angola (English), Burkina Faso (French), Iraq (Arabic)

Organizations: European Union (English), League of Arab States (Arabic)

Observance at the United Nations Office in Geneva – 29 November 2021

Observance at the United Nations Office in Vienna – 29 November 2021

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