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Itay Epshtain
Senior Humanitarian Law and Policy Consultant. All views my own.
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David D. Pearce Oct 18
As a former US Consul General in Jerusalem, I beg to disagree. This is in fact a major change in policy. It ends independent U.S. representation not only in Jerusalem, but also to the Palestinians
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Emma O'Leary Oct 18
Delighted to present 's report on the impact of counterterrorism on humanitarian action yesterday. It's clear this is a huge concern for NGOs in the US and elsewhere. Looking forward to continued work on this vital issue.
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Itay Epshtain Oct 19
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Itay Epshtain Oct 18
New York-based colleagues, join and me at a Side-Event on Annexation, Self-Determination, and Discrimination in .
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Itay Epshtain Oct 17
It bears recalling, as a general matter, that extensive destruction of property without military necessity and population transfers in an occupied territory constitute war crimes under the Rome Statute.
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Itay Epshtain Oct 17
It bears recalling, as a general matter, that extensive destruction of property without military necessity and population transfers in an occupied territory constitute war crimes under the Rome Statute.  
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Hilde Haraldstad Oct 17
Norway voted in favor of granting Palestine extra jurisdiction in the UN yesterday, to chair the G77 group
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Itay Epshtain Oct 16
At a Luxembourg meeting of EU foreign ministers on Tuesday (15 October), Hungary called on the EU to stop funding for NGOs that undermine the sovereignty of neighbouring...
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Itay Epshtain Oct 16
Hungary takes fight against NGOs to EU level.
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Itay Epshtain Oct 11
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Itay Epshtain Oct 9
Tell me who your friends are...
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Belgium UN New York Oct 9
SRSG Gamba presents her annual report to the . 🇧🇪 is a longstanding and staunch supporter of the mandate. is also a priority for our upcoming membership
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Joel Charny Oct 5
An issue 100 times more important than “localization” or lack thereof. Our entire sector is under threat from counter-terror measures and their weaponization by political actors and we’re arguing in Berlin about overheads. Give me a break.
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Noa Landau Oct 4
Official documents prove: bans young Americans based on . According to docs obtained by , the Strategic Affairs Ministry is using the controversial right-wing site to bar political activists from entering the country👇🏻
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HLS PILAC Oct 3
Attention /, , and military instructors: We are pleased to announce the publication of “Civilian Protection in Partnered Conflicts,” a free one-session (90-minute) case-study simulation exercise:
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Hagai El-Ad Oct 3
On demolition, an issue significant enough for one , Israel's so-called "opposition" leaders are mute. Their roaring silence is so taken for granted, that doesn't even need bother thank them.
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Itay Epshtain Oct 2
Very proud to have helped organize the UN Security Council Arria-formula meeting entitled “Prospects for the two-State solution for peace”, in which...
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UN CEIRPP Oct 2
2018 Annual Report of the UN GA Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People(A/73/35),
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Itay Epshtain Oct 2
Michelle Čičić, who oversees the EU’s humanitarian operations in Palestine, says that the demolition of would have grave humanitarian consequences and that it would be contrary to Israel’s obligations...
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