Palestine and the United Nations

Indications are that the Palestinians plan to apply for membership in the United Nations for the State of Palestine.

The UN Security Council held its regular quarterly open debate on the Middle East on July 26, 2011. This discussion included a focus on the Israel and Palestine.

Security Council Report is an independent not-for-profit organisation that works to provide consistent, balanced, high-quality information about the activities of the United Nations Security Council and its subordinate bodies to a wide group of stakeholders and the general public. They issued a report that contains information about the July 26 Security Council meeting as well as information on the process for states to become members of the United Nations and additional related topics.

Here are some additional resources on this topic:

PC(USA) General Assembly statements from1997 to 2010

Official summary of July 26 meeting

Links to statements from and stories on the July 26 meeting

An informal resource packet from the Quaker United Nations Office



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