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

24 July 2014 – Israeli Attack on UNRWA School in Beit Hanoun

Excellency, In less than 24 hours since my letter to you yesterday, more than 120 Palestinians, including ten members of one family, have been killed by the Israeli occupying forces.  The death toll now stands at more than 790 Palestinians killed, the majority of them children and women, and more than 5,000 persons injured, as […]

23 July 2014 – Growing List of Israeli War Crimes

Excellency, In the 24 hours since the Security Council met yesterday to consider the ongoing crisis in the Gaza Strip, I deeply regret to inform you that more than 60 other Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli occupying forces.  As we continue to appeal to the international community to stop this barbaric Israeli aggression, […]

21 July 2014 – Shuja’iya Massacre and Bombardment By Israel Against Gaza Civilians

Excellency, The atrocities and heinous crimes that continue to be perpetrated by Israel, the occupying Power, against the Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip compel me to write to you again to appeal for urgent action by the international community to bring an end to this Israeli aggression and save innocent civilian lives. An […]

Press Releases

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 […]

20 June 2014 – بيــان صحفـي

على الرغم من حصول إسرائيل على منصب أحد نواب رئيس اللجنة الرابعة التابعة للجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة والمعنية بالمسائل السياسية الخاصة وإنهاء الإستعمار والتي قامت مجموعة الدول الأوروبية الغربية ودول أخرى بترشيحهالهذا المنصب، إلا أن إسرائيل منيت بهزيمة نكراء في التصويت الذي جرى في الجمعية العامة على هذا الترشيح، والذي تم إجراؤه بناءً على طلب […]

5 June 2014 – بيان صحفي

أصدر مكتب لجنة الأمم المتحدة المعنية بممارسة الشعب الفلسطيني لحقوقه غير القابلة للتصرف بيانا رحب فيه بتشكيل حكومة الوفاق الوطني لدولة فلسطين برئاسة رئيس الوزراء رامي الحمد الله وأدائها اليمين القانونية في 2 يونيو أمام الرئيس محمود عباس في رام الله وسيكون من مهام هذه الحكومة التحضير للانتخابات التشريعية والرئاسية في غضون ستة أشهر وإعادة […]

Statements

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...]

UN Photo/Loey Felipe

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...]