Civil society groups to discuss situation in Occupied Palestinian Territory at UN

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People said the two-day meeting under the theme, “End the Occupation!,” is scheduled to open on 23 September.In addition to giving non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from around the world an opportunity to exchange views, the conference also aims to renew efforts to coordinate their activities and develop action-oriented proposals in support of the Palestinian people.Scheduled panellists for the event include Hanan Ashrawi, Secretary-General of the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue & Democracy, and Terry Greenblatt, Director of Bat Shalom, the Israeli Women’s peace organization.