H.E Mr. Cheikh Niang, Chair of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, meets with H.E. Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, before the opening of the International Conference on the Question of Palestine in Kuala Lumpur, 28 February 2020

Speech by H.E. Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia at the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on the Question of Palestine in Kuala Lumpur, 28 February 2020

H.E Mr. Cheikh Niang, Chair of the Committee, H.E. Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine and Mr. Stephen Priesner, UN Resident Coordinator in Malaysia

Ms. Dalal Iriqat, expert speaker in Panel I "Situation in the oPt"

Mr. Omar Dajani and Mr. Aynte Abdirahman, expert speakers in Panel I

Ms. Ang Swee Chai, expert speaker in Panel II "Civil Society Action"

Ms. Dua'a Qurie and Mr. Akram Natsheh, expert speakers intervening via video teleconference from Ramallah

Ms. Zulaiha Ismail, Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF)

H.E Mr. Syed Mohamad Hasrin Hussin, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the UN

H.E Mr. Cheikh Niang, Chair of the Committee, H.E. Ms. Nadzirah Osman, Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine at the closing session

Overview

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP), in cooperation with the Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF) convened an international conference under the theme “Southeast Asian Support for the Rights of the Palestinian People” in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Exhibition Hall 6, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 28-29 February 2020.  The event convened Palestinian and international experts – practitioners, academics, civil society – to address the difficulties of life for Palestinians under the Israeli occupation and emphasize the need for global, and regional, political, legal, financial and popular support and action aimed at halting negative trends on the ground and in the international arena. It saught to foster relations between Southeast Asian civil society and Palestinian and international organizations that work towards the realization of the rights of the Palestinian people. 

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