UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People
“International Parliamentarian Support to the Question of Palestine”
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. (NY Time)
The UN Palestinian Rights Committee organized the Virtual Event on “International Parliamentarian Support to the Question of Palestine”. The event was also livestreamed on UN Web TV.
The event was organized as an interactive discussion in two panels of parliamentarians from different parts of the world. Speakers included Mr. Alexandre Boulerice (Member of Parliament, Canada), Mr. Francisco Chauhan (Member of Parliament, Chile), Ms. Julie Elliott (Member of Parliament, UK), Mr. Hubert Julien-Laferrière (Member of Parliament, France ) and Mr. Solomon Lechesa Tsenoli (Member of Parliament, South Africa).
The Forum aimed to strengthen international efforts to resolve the question of Palestine based on international law and relevant UN resolutions and focused on parliamentary support on: (1) the full implementation of UN Security Council resolution 2334 (2016) including through incorporation of its requirements into national legislation; and (2) the revival of multilateral efforts for a peaceful resolution of the conflict.
Participants consisted of Committee Members/Observers and the parliamentarians. The public and media were invited to follow the event and pose questions.