International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2021 (United Nations Office at Geneva)
A hybrid Special Meeting at the Palais des Nations to mark the annual observance of the International
Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office
at Geneva, will open the meeting with introductory remarks and will then
read out the statement for the Day to be delivered by Secretary-General
António Guterres in New York.
Speaking at the Special Meeting will be representatives of the
Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian
People; the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting
the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the
Occupied Territories; the League of Arab States; the Organization of
Islamic Cooperation; the Non-Aligned Movement; the African Union;
non-governmental organizations accredited to the Committee on the
Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People; and the
State of Palestine. Messages or statements for the Day received from
Heads of State or Government will be announced at the end of the
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
traditionally provides an opportunity for the international community to
focus its attention on the question of Palestine.