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.
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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Dr. Arnon Groiss, who translates UNRWA school books
Lt. Col (ret) Jonathan D. Halevi, who researches Hamas activity inside UNRWA
Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center