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In 2011, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was observed on 29 November at United Nations Headquarters in New York, as well as the United Nations Offices at Geneva and Vienna.


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Messages on the occasion were also received from the Heads of State of Afghanistan, Argentina, Bahrain, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Guinea, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Morocco, Namibia, Pakistan, Qatar, Russian Federation, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Viet Nam. Messages were received from the Heads of Government of: China, India and Malaysia. Messages were received from the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of: Belarus, Benin, Cuba, Japan, Madagascar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic and Tunisia. A message were received from the Government of Oman. Messages were received from the European Union and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation. A message was also received from the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, a civil society organization.

Observance at UN Headquarters in New York


Special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras


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). UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras


H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras


Ms. Asha-Rose Migiro, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras


H.E. Mr. José Filipe Moraes Cabral, President of the Security Council (Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations). UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras


H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization and President of the Palestinian Authority. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras


Opening ceremony for a cultural exhibit "A Palestinian Vista"


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Musical performance by Simon Shaheen. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas


Musical performance by Simon Shaheen. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas


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Observance at the United Nations Office at Geneva


Special meeting at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. UN Photo/Jean-Marc FERRE


Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director-General of UNOG, speaking at the special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. UN Photo/Jean-Marc FERRE


H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi, Permanent Observer of Palestine to UNOG, speaking at the special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. UN Photo/Jean-Marc FERRE


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2010 Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People at United Nations Headquarters – New York, 29 November

Special meeting in observance of the Solidarity Day



Special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
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H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss, President of the General Assembly
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H.E. Ms. Asha-Rose Migiro, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, reading out a message of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
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H.E. Mr. Mark Lyall Grant, President of the Security Council for November 2010 (Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations)
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H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization and President of the Palestinian Authority
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H.E. Mr. Palitha T.B. 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 (Permanent Representative of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the United Nations)
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Cultural performance "The Gaza Monologues" by the Ramallah-based Ashtar Theatre


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Opening ceremony for UNRWA exhibit "Summer Games in Gaza"


As part of the observance of the Solidarity Day, a photo exhibit entitled "Summer Games in Gaza" was presented by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), under the auspices of the Committee


H.E. Mr. Abdou Salam Diallo, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations), making opening remarks
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H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss, President of the General Assembly
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H.E. Mr. Jarmo Viinanen, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations, making remarks at the opening of the exhibit, which was made possible with the generous support of the Government of Finland
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Mr. John Ging, UNRWA's Director of Operations in Gaza
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Ms. Iman Aoun, Artistic Director of the Ashtar Theatre
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H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations
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Special meeting in observance of the Solidarity Day



Special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Trusteeship Council Chamber


H.E. Mr. Paul Badji, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations)


H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the General Assembly


H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations


H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting, President of the Security Council (Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations)


H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization and President of the Palestinian Authority


Prof. Walid Khalidi, General Secretary of the Institute for Palestine Studies, delivering a keynote presentation         


H.E. Mr. Palitha T.B. 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 (Permanent Representative of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the United Nations)


H.E. Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Hosni Mubarak, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt on behalf of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries


H.E. Mr. Bashar Ja’afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Walid Al-Moualem, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic and Chairman of the Thirty-sixth Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers


H.E. Mr. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, Permanent Representative of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to the United Nations, in his capacity as representative of the Chairman of the African Union


H.E. Mr. Yahya A. Mahmassani, Permanent Observer for the League of Arab States, reading out a message from H.E. Mr. Amre Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States          


Mr. Andrew Whitley, Director of the UNRWA Liaison Office in New York, reading out a message from Ms. Karen AbuZayd, Commissioner-General of UNRWA


Mr. Bill Fletcher, Member of the Steering Committee of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, speaking on behalf of civil society organizations active on the question of Palestine  

General Assembly debate under agenda item 16 “Question of Palestine”

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H.E. Mr. Paul Badji, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People


H.E. Mr. Saviour Borg, Rapporteur of the Committee (Permanent Representative of Malta to the United Nations)


H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations

 

 

Opening of UNRWA photo exhibit “The United Nations and the Palestine Refugees, 60 Years Later”


H.E. Mr. Paul Badji, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, making opening remarks


H.E. Ms. Sylvie Lucas, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations, making remarks at the opening of the exhibit, which was made possible owing to a financial contribution from the Government of Luxembourg


H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations


Mr. Andrew Whitley, Director of the UNRWA Liaison Office in New York

Concert by Maqamat, an orchestra of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Ramallah