68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Letters sent to Secretary-General, President of Security Council, & President of General Assembly

20 August 2014 – Israeli Airstrikes and Killing of Civilians

Excellency, Regrettably the cycle of violence has resumed and death and destruction are once again being meted out by Israel, the occupying Power, against the defenseless Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip. As indicated in my letter to you of 12 August 2014, even throughout the entire period of the temporary humanitarian ceasefire and […]

12 August 2014 – Israeli Brutal Actions and Violations Against the Palestinian People

Excellency, The situation in the Occupied State of Palestine, including East Jerusalem, remains extremely critical as Israel, the occupying Power, persists with its violations of international law, including humanitarian and human rights law, causing the continued deterioration of the situation in all aspects, including the continued suffering of the Palestinian people under its occupation, and […]

4 August 2014 – 28th Day of Israel’s Aggression Against the Palestinian People

Excellency, The Palestinian death toll continues to rise as Israel, the occupying Power, continues to trap, traumatize and terrorize the more than 1.8 million Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip. The tragic and continuous climb in the number of casualties is reflective of the brutality and indiscriminate nature of Israel’s ongoing onslaught against the […]

Press Releases

12 August 2014 – بيان صحفي

بعث السفيرالدكتور رياض منصور، المراقب الدائم لدولة فلسطين لدى الأمم المتحدة في نيويورك، رسائل متطابقة إلى الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة ورئيس مجلس الأمن (المملكة المتحدة) ورئيس الجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة، حولمواصلة إسرائيل، السلطة القائمة بالاحتلال، انتهاكاتها للقانون الدولي، بما في ذلك القانون الإنساني الدولي والقانون الدولي لحقوق الإنسان، ذكر فيها أن الوضع خطير في دولة […]

6 August 2014 – بيان صحفي

بناء على طلب المجموعة العربية عقدت الجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة جلسة عامة غير رسمية حول الوضع في قطاع غزة استمعت خلالها إلى إحاطات من الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة، بان كي مون، والمفوض السامي لحقوق الإنسان، نافانايثم بيلاي، والمفوض العام لوكالة الأونروا، بيير كراهينبول، والمنسق الخاص لعملية السلام في الشرق الأوسط، روبرت سيري، والأمين العام المساعد […]

25 june 2014 - right of child election

25 June 2014

فلسطين تمارس صلاحياتها كدولة طرف في اتفاقية حقوق الطفل             عقدت الدول الأطراف في اتفاقية حقوق الطفل مؤتمراً اليوم بمقر الأمم المتحدة في نيويورك  بمشاركة دولة فلسطين لأول مرة في أعمال المؤتمر كدولة كاملة الصلاحيات والحقوق والواجبات وفي الانتخابات التي تمت في هذا المؤتمر. وقد شارك السفير الدكتور رياض منصور، المراقب الدائم لدولة فلسطين […]


28 July 2014 – Policy Statement, State of Palestine Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Palestine continues to struggle with mourning, grief, and loss. However, The Palestinian people remain proud, refusing to surrender to humiliation, murder, and wanton destruction that is borne out of racism and fueled by a resounding international failure of morals and responsibility. More than … [Read More...]

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Statement by Ambassador Dr. Riyad Mansour before the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question, 22 July 2014

Mr. President, I thank you for your skilled stewardship of the Security Council this month and the efforts to address the crisis being faced by the Palestinian people, particularly due to the Israeli military aggression in the Gaza Strip.  I thank Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his briefing … [Read More...]

18 July 2014 — Statement by Ambassador Dr. Riyad Mansour before the United Nations Security Council, Emergency Meeting

  Mr. President, We have called for this emergency meeting of the Security Council due to the existential crisis being faced by the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation.  With every moment that passes, the life of another Palestinian child or mother or father is cruelly taken by … [Read More...]