The Working Group of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of Palestinian People is organizing a briefing on Wednesday, 27 April, at 10:00 a.m. in the ECOSOC Chamber, at the UN Headquarters in New York, on the situation of Palestinian child detainees. It will be followed by a Q&A session.

The invited speakers are Ms. Sahar Francis, Director of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and Mr. Khaled Quzmar, General Director of Defence for Children International – Palestine. The event will be moderated by Ms. Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa Division.

You are cordially invited to this event. If you are planning to attend, kindly RSVP online at:


  • Date: 27 April , 2016
  • Time: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Organizer: Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP)
  • Venue: United Nations Headquarters, New York