Palestine: What’s next? 1 July 2015

Palestine: What’s next? 1 July 2015


15:00 Opening  Neoklis Sylikiotis, MEP, GUE/NGL Vice President, Cyprus

15:05 Palestinian Political Prisoners

Minister Issa Qaraqe, President of the Palestinian Committee for Prisoners and Released Prisoners

Settlements, The Wall, Demolitions, Displacements: Consolidation of the Israeli Occupation

Minister Walid Assaf, President of the Resistance Committee Against the Wall and the Settlements. 

Palestinian reconciliation: Prospects and Challenges

Mr. Ibrahim KHRISHI, Secretary General of the PLC, 

15:40 Jerusalem at the heart of the two-state solution 

Hanna Amireh, Member of the PLO Executive Council, Member Political Bureau Palestinian People's Party

The two-state solution from the Israeli perspective

Aida Touma-Sliman, Member of Knesset DFPE-Joint List, Member Political Bureau Communist Party of Israel

The Role of the EU

Martina Anderson, MEP GUE/NGL, Ireland

What 's next?

Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, President of the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction -PECDAR . 

16:40 Interventions by the guests of the GUE/NGL delegations (5 min each)

Questions and Answers – Debate

18:30 Inauguration of photographer  Ahmad Dari's exhibition “Jerusalem”,  European Parliament,  Space Escalator, ASP ground floor


Palestinian Music  


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