Following a discussion at the Political Committee and the Subcommittee on Middle East and the Arab World, UEL calls for the immediate de-escalation and stop of violence in Israel and Palestine which has resulted already at 26 deaths. After the… Continue Reading
Mr Loukaides: ‘In its last meeting members of the sub committee asked for a clear reaction from the Assembly to the announcement of the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on possible annexation, from 1 July 2020. Any unilateral act by Israel… Continue Reading
UEL Chair Tiny Kox welcomes yesterday’s release of Mrs Khalida Jarra, who was held by Israeli forces in administration detention since 2 July 2017. Mrs Jarrar is a member of the Palestinian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council… Continue Reading
“Dr Bernard Sabella from the Palestinian PACE delegation, in response to our solidarity declaration with the Palestinian people, is calling on Europe to do more to achieve progress in the peace process”, said UEL chairperson Tiny Kox.
“The Israeli – Palestinian peace process is one of the emblematic initiatives taken up by the Council of Europe, since it stands as a standard paradigm of Human Rights issue”, said Ms. Kavvadia (Greece, Syriza) on behalf of the… Continue Reading
The Sub Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World paid a fact finding mission to Palestine and Israel from 28 November to 1 December 2014. The Sub Committee met amongst others with delegations of the Palestinian National Council… Continue Reading
UEL welcomes new attempts of the Palestinian National Authority to become member state of the United Nations. Earlier, in 2011 Palestine already became partner for democracy of the Parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe, as proposed by Tiny Kox,… Continue Reading