International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. A Message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed every year on 29 November and was instituted by the UN General Assembly in 1977.
The UN General Assembly called in 1977 for the annual observance of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on the 29 November. Every year people across the world stand in solidarity with Palestinians who have faced on-going occupation and colonisation of their land.
Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson marks International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People with an impassioned call to the international community to focus their attention on the plight of the Palestinian people.
Britain's Labor Party has voted to cut ties with a well-known security firm which has extensive business ties with Israel, media outlets in the United Kingdom reported over the weekend.
The EU will provide €10 million of fresh support to Palestine Refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This contribution, which comes in addition to the €10 million granted in October and brings to €102 million the EU’s support over 2015, will help UNRWA keep schools open and maintain core services to Palestinian refugees.
On November 11th 2015, the European Commission issued new guidelines for the labelling of products from the illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank.This is merely a symbolic gesture by the EU to re-affirm its policy of non-recognition of Israeli sovereignty in the West Bank. However, by merely labelling settlement products, as opposed to banning them, the EU de facto recognises them as legitimate, as long as their origin is marked.
While Parisians warily return to the cafes, restaurants and theatres, the mood among young people in this banlieue - less then a 30-minute train-ride away - is a far cry from the fun lifestyle that epitomises the central districts.
Most nations along Europe's refugee corridor abruptly shut their borders Thursday to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq, leaving thousands desperately seeking a better life in the continent stranded at Balkan border crossings.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat