Dear colleagues,

UNCA will hold a press conference with Bassem Eid, Palestinian human rights activist and founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, and other experts on Wednesday, October 17th at 1:30 pm in the UNCA Room S-310 to discuss UNRWA policy reform ahead of their meeting with UN officials later that day.

Please see the media advisory from Mr. Eid below for details.

The press conference is open to all UN correspondents.

Sherwin Bryce-Pease
President, United Nations Correspondents Association

UN Correspondents Association event

Media advisory / Press /invitation: UNRWA Policy Reform

Venue: 1:30 pm Oct. 17th , UNCA, Room S-310, 3rd flr. UN Secretariat Building


Bassem Eid, a Palestinian human rights activist born and raised in an UNRWA refugee camp, whose family still lives in an UNRWA facilitiy.

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