21 Aug 2011, Uni Glasgow: MENAFiS & GRAMNet Lecture: “The United Nations bid for Palestinian Statehood”

Sunday 21 August 2011, 4-6pm:
University of Glasgow,
Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre 1
(Ground Floor – PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE), University Avenue (see D1 on campus map:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_1887_en.pdf
)

Middle East and North Africa Forum In Scotland (MENAFiS), in partnership with the Libyan community in Scotland & Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet), presents a
Special Lecture with Guest Speakers on

The United Nations bid for Palestinian Statehood

Guest speakers:

  • Afif Safieh (Palestine Liberation Organization)
  • Osama Daneshyar (Barrister at law)

Afif Safieh has held the 3 most important diplomatic positions in the Western world, the US Britain and Russia, and is considered the most skilled Palestinian diplomat.  This is a key opportunity to gain an insight to Palestinian politics.

All are welcome – event is free of charge. No booking necessary.

MENAFiS has a special interest in Palestine, and plans to host future events highlighting other topical world affair issues.

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About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK
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