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

30 October 2014 – Closure of Al-Haram Al-Sharif and Killings in East Jerusalem

Excellency, The Security Council emergency session that was convened yesterday to address the crisis in Occupied East Jerusalem underscored the unanimous international concerns and condemnations regarding the provocations and incitement by Israel, the occupying Power, and its extremist settlers at holy sites in the City, as well as the illegality of Israeli settlement activities and […]

27 October 2014 – Israeli Provocations and Settlements Occupied East Jerusalem

Excellency, I write to urgently draw your attention, yet again, to the dangerously escalating tensions in Occupied East Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Palestine.  The illegal policies and the constant provocations and incitement by Israel, the occupying Power, and its settlers and other extremists against the Palestinian people, their land and their holy […]

20 October 2014 – Terrorist Settler run over and kill 5 year old Palestinian girl

Excellency, Pursuant to my letter of 14 October 2014, I am compelled to place on record our absolute condemnation of the criminal, deadly actions being perpetrated by extremist terrorist settlers illegally transferred by Israel, the occupying Power, to the Palestinian land, as well as continued Israeli incitement and provocations against holy sites, in particular in […]

Press Releases

21 October 2014 – بيــان صحفـي

عقد مجلس الأمن جلسة مفتوحة حول الحالة في الشرق الأوسط، بما في ذلك قضية فلسطين، وألقى السفير الدكتور رياض منصور، المراقب الدائم لدولة فلسطين لدى الأمم المتحدة، كلمة أمام المجلس  أعرب فيها عن تقدير دولة فلسطين  للأمين العام للأمم المتحدة بان كي مون على جهوده المتفانية لتحقيق السلام  وقيادته لوفد الأمم المتحدة إلى مؤتمر القاهرة […]

20 October 2014 – بيــان صحفـي

بعث السفير الدكتور رياض منصور، المراقب الدائم لدولة فلسطين لدى الأمم المتحدة في نيويورك، رسائل متطابقة الى الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة ورئيس مجلس الأمن (الأرجنتين) ورئيس الجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة،  ادان فيها بشدة اعمال القتل والجرائم التي ترتكب من قبل المستوطنين الإسرائليين الإرهابين المتطرفين الذين قامت إسرائيل، السلطة القائمة بالاحتلال بنقلهم بطريقة غير مشروعة إلى […]

14 October 2014 – بيـــان صحفـــي

الإحتلال الإسرائيلي العقبة الرئيسية أمام تمكين المرأة الفلسطينية والنهوض بها  ألقت سمية البرغوثي، المستشارة بالبعثة المراقبة الدائمة لدولة فلسطين لدى الأمم المتحدة في نيويورك، كلمة أمام اللجنة الثالثة، التابعة للجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة والمعنية بالمسائل الإجتماعية والإنسانية والثقافية، حول بند النهوض بالمرأة، ذكرت فيها أن العام القادم 2015 سوف يصادف ذكرى حدثين هامين يتعلقان بتمكين المرأة والنهوض بها، وهما الذكرى 20 لإعتماد إعلان ومنهاج عمل […]

Statements

29 October 2014 – Statement by Ambassador Dr. Riyad Mansour before the United Nations Security Council Emergency Meeting on the Situation in Occupied East Jerusalem

Mme. President, I thank you for your swift response to our urgent appeal and to the formal request by Jordan, the Arab representative on the Security Council, to convene this emergency meeting to address the critical situation in Occupied East Jerusalem, which clearly has bearing on the crisis … [Read More...]

21 October 2014 – Statement by Ambassador Dr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, before the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question

Mme. President, I congratulate the friendly country of Argentina on its presidency of the Security Council this month and express our appreciation for your able leadership of the Council’s efforts to address the many critical issues on its agenda at this time. I also express our appreciation … [Read More...]

20 October 2014 – Statement by Ms. Reem Julia Mansour, Esq., Legal Adviser, before the Sixth Committee: Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts

Mr. Chair, Since this is the first time my delegation speaks in this committee, I’d like to express my delegations congratulations to you on your election as chair of this committee and to all the members of the bureau. Mr. Chair, The State of Palestine is deeply committed to ensuring … [Read More...]