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Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 2020

01
December
2020
Location: 
UN House/Virtual
Event Type: 

A virtual official ceremony and a webinar held in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (1 December 2020)
As in every year, ESCWA observed the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People to raise awareness about the plight of the Palestinian people and mobilize support to attain their inalienable rights. In this context, on 1 December 2020, two events were held for the 2020 observance:
 

  1. A virtual official ceremony:
  • Message of the Secretary-General, delivered by Dr. Rola Dashti, Executive Secretary of ESCWA and Under-Secretary General
  • Statement of ESCWA, Mr. Mounir Tabet, Deputy Executive Secretary
  • Statement of the State of Palestine, Dr. Riad al- Maliki, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates
  • Statement of Lebanon, Dr. Ramzi Mecharfieh, Minister of Social affairs and Minister of Tourism
  • Presentation on Israeli policies and their social and economic impact in the occupied Palestinian territory, Mr. Tarik Alami, ESCWA
  • A joint webinar with the Palestinian Policy Network (al-Shabaka) on Palestinians and International Aid: Occupation, Change and Solidarity
  • Speakers:
  • Moderator: Rabi’ Bashour, ESCWA

Both events were broadcasted live on ESCWA’s Facebook page. Recordings available in the links below:

Webinar on Palestinians and International Aid: Occupation, Change and Solidarity: https://www.facebook.com/unescwa/videos/1014229515740232