69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

State of Palestine at the United Nations
The Secretary-General with H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President, State of Palestine
Security Council Meeting on Palestine
2014 Special Meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People in Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
2014 Special Meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People in Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Opening of the Photo Exhibit “The Long Journey” Images from the UNRWA Archives
2014 Special Meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People in Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Mr. Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations addresses the media

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

25 March 2015 – Intensification and Punitive Israeli Practices

Excellency, Global hopes for peace have been further diminished by recent confirmations of the Israeli Prime Minister’s anti-peace stance.  His blatant rejection of the two-State solution endorsed for decades by the international community, along with his racist rant against the Palestinian-Arab citizens of Israel and the inflammatory rhetoric of his extremist cohorts, indicate the depth […]

27 February 2015 – Israeli Attack of Christian Seminary and Rise in Settlement Construction

Excellency, In follow up to my recent letter regarding the vile terror attacks being committed by Israeli settlers against Palestinian civilians and properties, I regret to inform you of another attack yesterday on a Christian holy site.  Such vicious attacks, directly aimed at insulting and intimidating Palestinian Muslims and Christians, are inflaming religious sensitivities and […]

25 February 2015 – Protection of the Palestinian Civilian Population Under Israeli Occupation

Excellency, The situation of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation remains critical due to innumerable policies and practices being perpetrated by Israel, the occupying Power, in systematic, gross violation of international law, including, inter alia, the laws specifically intended to protect civilians in situations of armed conflict, including foreign occupation. The right to life […]

Press Releases

25 March 2015 – بيان صحفي

بيان صحفي 25 مــارس 2015 عقد مجلس الأمن مناقشة مفتوحة حول “الأطفال والصراعات المسلحة” حيث قدمت السيدة ليلى زروفي، الممثل الخاص للأمين العام للأمم المتحدة بشأن الأطفال والصراعات المسلحة وأدلى السفير الدكتور رياض منصور، المراقب الدائم لدولة فلسطين لدى الأمم المتحدة، ببيان ذكر فيه أن الأطفال الفلسطينيين يعانون مشاق شديدة من أعمال العدوان والقمع والانتهاكات […]

19 December 2014 – بيان صحفي

نيويورك، 19 كانون اول- ديسمبر 2014 بيان صحفي بعث السفير د. رياض منصور المراقب الدائم لدولة فلسطين لدى الامم المتحدة بثلاث رسائل متطابقة لكل من رئيس مجلس الأمن “تشاد”، والأمين العام للامم المتحدة السيد بان كي مون ورئيس الجمعية العامة، احاطهم علما بالانتهاكات التي ارتكبتها اسرائيل في الارض الفلسطينية المحتلة بما فيها القدس الشرقية منذ […]

19 December 2014 – بيان صحفي

19 ديسمبر 2014 بيـــان صحفــــي الأمم المتحدة تعتمد بأغلبية ساحقة قرار السيادة الدائمة للشعب الفلسطيني على موارده الطبيعية إعتمدت الجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة، وبأغلبية ساحقة، مشروع قرار بعنوان ” السيادة الدائمة للشعب الفلسطيني في الأرض الفلسطينية المحتلة، بما فيها القدس الشرقية، وللسكان العرب في الجولان السوري المحتل على مواردهم الطبيعية.” وقد صوتت (165) دولة لصالح […]

Statements

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Riyad Mansour, Security Council Debate on “Children and Armed Conflict”, 25 March 2015:

I thank you for convening today’s debate on children and armed conflict. I also thank Special Representative Leila Zerrougui for her briefing, as well as the UN agencies supporting Palestinian children, including UNICEF and UNRWA. Mr. President,   As the Security Council considers the … [Read More...]

Statement by Mrs. Somaia Barghouti, Senior Adviser, the Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine, before the Commission on the Status of Women, 59th session, New York, 13 March 2015

Madam Chair, At the outset, please allow me, on behalf of the delegation of the State of Palestine, to congratulate you on your election to the presidency of this important commission. We wish you and all members of the Bureau all success. I would also like to take this opportunity to express … [Read More...]

16 January 2015 – State of Palestine welcomes the opening by ICC Prosecutor of a preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine

State of Palestine Palestine Liberation Organization January 16, 2015 State of Palestine welcomes the opening by ICC Prosecutor of a preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes the opening of a preliminary examination of the situation … [Read More...]