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Itay Epshtain
Senior Humanitarian Law and Policy Consultant. All views my own.
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UNSCO 16h
.: Our efforts 2day r focused on immediate challenges; preventing an eco & humanitarian implosion in WestBank & Gaza & preserving hope that Isr & Pals will b able to live in peace in states of their own that r recognized & integrated into the global & regional community
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UNSCO 15h
.: The important work being carried out by orgs working towards peace is also under threat and I hope that donors will continue their support to , which serves a critical role in preserving the fraying links between & .
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Helen Durham Feb 15
On 15 Feb 1945, sent this memorandum inviting States and National Societies to review and develop the text of the future 1949 Geneva Conventions. This year, we mark their 70th anniversary. They continue to save lives every day and remain as relevant as ever.
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Itay Epshtain Feb 16
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Barak Ravid Feb 14
BREAKING: Jared Kushner at Warsaw conference: We will present the U.S. Israeli-Palestinian peace plan after the April 9th elections in Israel - both sides will have to make compromises
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Itay Epshtain Feb 3
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Itay Epshtain Feb 2
Joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of the TIPH contributing countries
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Itay Epshtain Jan 30
“The forced transfer of protected people under occupation is a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention and a war crime. It is also likely that it violates the guaranteed international rights to privacy and adequate housing. [...] All these...
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Itay Epshtain Jan 30
Right to education deeply impacted by ongoing interference in schools
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Hugh Lovatt Jan 26
The new intersectional politics: Israel and Morocco against international law? According to Al-Monitor, Rep Jewish Coalition leaders met Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita in Morocco amid reports the kingdom hopes to leverage closer ties with Israel for US support viz Western Sahara
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Itay Epshtain Jan 22
The European Union's position on Israeli settlement policy – including eviction of Palestinians – for example in Sheikh Jarrah...
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🇪🇺EU at UN-New York Jan 22
Full text of today's Statement at the Security Council: Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question
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Bond Jan 22
Our press release on the amendment being passed this afternoon. The amendment excludes aid workers from the "designated area offence" and is an important victory for the sector
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NRC Jan 22
Good to see MPs accept amendment to bill this afternoon, protecting aid workers from the risk of prosecution when conducting legitimate lifesaving work.
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UNSCO Jan 22
On the dissolving of the Legislative Council, Envoy expresses concern by the continuing vacuum of a functioning, elected legislative body until credible elections can take place.
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La France à l'ONU Jan 22
| In Jerusalem & the West Bank, settlement policy continued at a steady pace in 2018 🇫🇷 condemns colonization, which is illegal under international law
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La France à l'ONU Jan 22
/ I We are close to the point of no return The deafening silence of Security Council is more incomprehensible every day for the people in the region & for the world that is watching us. 🇫🇷 asks Security Council to gather forces & remobilize
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Belgium UN New York Jan 22
Open debate on the situation in the Middle East - including the Palestinian question ➡️ For , the two-state solution, in accordance with the internationally agreed parameters & with Jerusalem as the future capital of both states is the only viable solution
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Jamie McGoldrick Jan 22
Today, I visited the Sabbagh family of , , with colleagues & partners. Israel should halt their eviction & find solutions for them & other families facing similar circumstances. Our statement:
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