In response to the Palestinian bid for United Nations membership, David recently hosted a public discussion featuring two prominent  advocates for Palestinian rights.

Eddie Zananiri, a strong advocate for Palestinian rights, and Izzat Abdul Hadi, the head of the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia and New Zealand and Ambassador to East Timor, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu, both addressed members of the public on the need for Palestinian recognition within the UN.

Listen to the speeches

Eddie Zananiri

Izzat Abdulhadi

Follow up Q&A with Ambassador Izzat Abdulhadi

Why isn’t Australia supporting Palestine’s bid?

Why are some Palestinian people opposed to the PA’s statehoood bid?

What is the PA’s plan if the statehood bid is unsuccessful?

What are the legal ramifications of a successful UN statehood bid?

Isn’t making a statehood bid through the Security Council a futile strategy?

What is the relationship of Hamas and Fatah on this issue?

What is the Palestinian Authority’s position on the BDS?