NGO ACTION NEWS
27 May 2016

Americas


· On 19 April, the Israel Palestine NGO Working Group organized the launch of the second edition of the book “The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine”, written by Miko Peled.

· On 8 June, American Muslims for Palestine is organizing an event in Hawthorne, California, where two of its coordinators will be speaking, as part of a series of events that are being held throughout the country in a national campaign to commemorate the 64 years of the Nakba.



Europe


· On 28 May, the Union des Progressistes Juifs de Belgique will be organizing in Brussels a panel discussion with Haneen Zoabi, a Member of the Knesset, on the subject “The Life of Palestinian citizens of Israel”.

· From 29 May to 2 June, several Palestinian movies will be screened at the Palais des Beaux-Arts of Brussels, as part of the event called “Palestina With Love”.

Middle East

· On 30 May, the American University of Beirut is hosting a panel discussion “Memories of Palestine and the Syrian Present: Two Book Launches”, organized by Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs in collaboration with the Centre for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies.

· On 3 June, Combatants for Peace is organizing in Bethlehem a march called “Forty-nine Years of Occupation: Palestinians and Israelis Change Direction and March Together in the Freedom March”.


United Nations



· Civil society organizations can apply to attend or speak at the 19 September UN General Assembly High-level Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants and at the 18 July multi-stakeholder hearing in New York.


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