Palestine: The UN Debate and Beyond

11 Sep
Palestine: The UN Debate and Beyond
A Discussion – Monday September 12, 3.30PM – 5.00PM

Venue: Chapel, Church Centre for UN, 777 UN Plaza (1st Avenue/44th Street)


Rashid Khalidi
Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, and
Director of the Middle East Institute of Columbia’s School of International and
Public Affairs.


Karima Bennoune
Professor of Law and Arthur L. Dickson Scholar at Rutgers School of Law,
Palestine is expected to seek membership (or expanded recognition and rights) at
the UN during the 2011 General Assembly. The discussion will look at the
context of Palestine’s UN bid and explore the legal ramifications of the idea of
Palestinian statehood. The speakers will examine options at the UN in September,
and pathways beyond.

Co-sponsors: Global Policy Forum, the NGO Working Group on Israel-Palestine

Please RSVP to by Friday September 9

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