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Source: Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP)
Division for Palestinian Rights (DPR)
23 May 2010


United Nations International Meeting
In Support Of The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

23 May 2010 – The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People is inviting journalists to cover the United Nations International Meeting in Support of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, being held under the theme: “Ending the occupation and establishing the Palestinian State.” The Meeting’s official languages will be English and Arabic. There will also be simultaneous interpretation from and into Turkish.

WHERE: Sheraton Hotel Istanbul Ataköy, Istanbul, Turkey

WHEN: 25-26 May 2010

WHO: The opening session, on 25 May, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., is expected to feature:
Plenary I, on the state of the political process and prospects for peace, will run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on 25 May, and is expected to feature:
Plenary II, on the Palestinian Authority programme of ending the occupation and establishing the Palestinian State, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 26 May, and is expected to feature:
Plenary III, on breaking the deadlock and creating a political climate conducive to the advancement of the peace process, will run from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on 26 May, and is expected to feature:
The closing session, on 26 May, from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., is expected to feature representatives of Turkey, Palestine, and the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.

MEDIA ENCOUNTERS: The entire Meeting will be open for media coverage. In addition, a press conference is expected to be held at on 25 May immediately following the opening statements (at approximately 11:15 a.m.). Expected participants include:
BACKGROUND: The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People was established in 1975 by the UN General Assembly. It exists to promote the realization of the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people; raise international awareness on the question of Palestine; mobilize international support for and assistance to the Palestinian people; and work towards a peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine. As part of fulfilling its mandate, the Committee organizes conferences throughout the world.

ACCREDITATION: Journalists are invited to register in advance. Registration forms, which are attached to this message, can be returned to: dpr-meeting@un.org. [Registration forms can also be obtained by e-mailing: dpr-meeting@un.org.] Upon arrival, journalists should pick up their colour-coded badges in Room “Vasco da Gama 3,” on the second floor of the Annex building, on 21 May or 23 May from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; or 24 May from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Starting on 25 May, at 8:30 a.m., a registration area will be set up in the foyer to the conference room, the “Ceremony Ballroom,” on the mezzanine level (one flight up from the main lobby).

MORE INFORMATION: For additional information about the Meeting or Committee, or to arrange interviews with any of the speakers, please contact: Mr. Brenden Varma

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