2014 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Official Launch of the International Year
UN Headquarters, 6 January 2014

The International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was launched at the opening of the 2014 session of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People on 16 January 2014.

Speakers at the meeting

  • H.E. Mr. Abdou Salam Diallo, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations) [French]
  • H.E. Mr. John Ashe, President of the General Assembly [English, Video]
  • H.E. Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General, reading out a message on behalf of His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations [English | Video]
  • His Royal Highness Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, President of the Security Council for the month of January
  • H.E. Mr. Palitha Kohona, Chairman of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and other Arabs of the Occupied Territories [English]
  • H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, reading out a message from His Excellency Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization and President of the State of Palestine [English, Arabic]
  • Mr. Doug Hostetter, Co-Chairman of the NGO Working Group Israel-Palestine [English]

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