Geneva Initiative Annexes
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... accountable those responsible for such attacks. Mr. President, I would like to turn briefly to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza. While the current, temporary boost in the electricity sup...

...inian refugees. As a first step toward ultimately dismantling UNRWA — the U.N. body tasked with providing humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees — the United States has recently sto...

...Development Program. The funds will instead be transferred to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian Territories, which provides health, foo...

4. Conference in Gaza
(Events/Local Activities - 2018)
...t provided the participants with the opportunity to discuss various issues related to the current political and humanitarian situation, including the latest development in the reconciliation file, rec...

...apital for both Israelis and Palestinians.”   He said Gaza “is teetering on the brink of a humanitarian disaster” and warned that another war in the Hamas-ruled territory is...

...ing table. Speakers also urged the international community to continue to support the peace process, as well as humanitarian efforts in the Gaza Strip and elsewhere in the Occupied Palestinian Territo...

...   While actively promoting peace, all parties should consider such issues as post-war reconstruction, humanitarian aid and local economic and social development, instead of only focusing on ...

...quo;s regaining control of Gaza, if only to avert what aid groups and the United Nations had called an emerging humanitarian and health crisis, as disease spread and the pumping of raw sewage into the...

...inian delegation to travel through its territory on its way to Gaza. One can assume that the reason is the dire humanitarian condition in Gaza, which Israel is prominently responsible for. Israel worr...

...se Forces. ”Israel bears responsibility not only for the situation with the West Bank, but also for the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza strip, he argued. "Israel is responsible for the hu...

...bsp; "Another part of the report dealt with the situation in the Gaza Strip. The Quartet warned that the humanitarian situation in the strip, the delay in rehabilitating Gazam the continued acq...

...has been paid to the Israeli­-Palestinian conflict than today. Given the threat from the Islamic State, the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria, proxy conflicts between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and Eg...

...legation, consisting of Thomas Staal, Acting Assistant Administrator at the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance; Alexander Klaits, Governance and Civic Engagement Office Direct...

...a that he is prepared to accept a Palestinian presence in the Jordan Valley. And yes, there is a even talk of a humanitarian return for refugees to pre-1948 areas. And all this even before negotiation...

15. PPC-GI Director General visits Gaza
(Events/Local Activities - 2015)
...C-GI) Director General, Nidal Foqaha, visited the Gaza Strip early this week. Gaza is suffering from a critical humanitarian crisis, with many homes only receiving several hours of electricity a day, ...

16. A bad peace is better than a good war
(News Room/Op Ed - 2014)
...l continue to be dragged in until it actually occupies the Gaza Strip, or whether there will a temporary “humanitarian” cease-fire, after which the killing on both sides will resume. &nb...

...contributing to peace, we will have to reconsider. We are not quite there yet.   "From a strictly humanitarian perspective, there may be poor countries in Africa that need help more than...

18. UN Chief Encouraged by Peace Talks
(News Room/News 2012)
...he international spotlight, the Palestinians are pressing for the Security Council to hear a briefing by the UN humanitarian department on Israel's settlement activity.    Mansour said h...

19. Peace Now, or Never
(News Room/Op Ed - 2011)
...s the homeland of the Jewish people. Israel would, however, be prepared to absorb a small number of refugees on humanitarian grounds.   Because ensuring Israel’s security is vital to th...

...nly denounced Israeli bombing in Lebanon, terming it “disproportionate”, and called for respect for humanitarian law.   Her intervention drew criticism from the Israeli side, but ...

...ment about it yesterday, in essence saying that they are going to review their policy, particularly in terms of humanitarian opening of the gates, even arguing that there has never been a blockade fro...

22. A Plan for Peace That Still Could Be
(News Room/Op Ed - 2011)
...oper, 1,000 a year for five years — each applicant to be reviewed by Israel, and each accepted “for humanitarian reasons.” As “an integral part” of this offer, Olmert sai...

23. The "Palestine Papers" revisited
(News Room/Op Ed - 2011)
...illages bisected by the Green Line. Drawing the border on the Green Line would split the villages, creating a humanitarian problem. The Israelis suggest the idea of including the entire villages on ...

...rael’s position.   For Palestinians, the situation is oppressive, and for Gaza it is an outright humanitarian disaster. They Palestinians are divided between Fatah and Hamas, under Isra...

...  The Consolidated Appeal for 2011 for funds is to be presented in Brussels on November 30, articulating humanitarian strategies to address needs in Gaza and the West Bank, including east Jerus...

...politically motivated intimidations in the country, Switzerland has committed itself to promoting programmes of humanitarian aid by earmarking CHF 7 million for the activities of the Swiss Agency for ...

...s and representatives from AECID, the official Spanish Agency for international development cooperation and for humanitarian assistance.     ...

28. Burrowing Through a Blockage
(News Room/Op Ed - 2010)
...isiting Gaza persuaded me, to my surprise, that Israel is correct when it denies that there is any full-fledged humanitarian crisis in Gaza. The tunnels have so undermined the Israeli blockade that sh...

...icly available.   Israeli officials also promised to streamline the entry and exit of Palestinians for humanitarian and medical reasons and of international aid workers.   Gazans nee...

...in the Gaza Strip must be supported, and that pressure should be brought to bear on Israel to allow more goods, humanitarian assistance and building materials for reconstruction. Abbas, however, said ...

31. Israel and the Blockade
(News Room/Op Ed - 2010)
The New York Times 01.06.2010 The supporters of the Gaza-bound aid flotilla had more than humanitarian intentions. The Gaza Freedom March made its motives clear in a statement before Monday’s

32. The Flotilla Fiasco
(News Room/Op Ed - 2010)
... organizers have ties to Hamas and al-Qaeda. What's plain is that the group's nominal purpose, delivering "humanitarian" supplies to Gaza, was secondary to the aim of provoking a confrontati...

33. Israeli Force, Adrift on the Sea
(News Room/Op Ed - 2010)
...; Israel’s siege of the Gaza Strip and Monday’s violent interception of civilian vessels carrying humanitarian aid there are the rank products of this mantra that what can’t be don...

34. Fallout from the Gaza Interdiction
(News Room/Op Ed - 2010)
...ted by some of the European activists as nothing but a completely nonaggressive and peaceful demonstration with humanitarian aims, is a sure sign that not enough preparation had gone into the mission'...

On Wednesday, March 3, Geneva Initiative representatives met with UN Undersecretary General for Humantiarian Affairs and

36. Europe’s road to a new Jerusalem
(News Room/Op Ed - 2009)
...the EU should continue to work with Norway and others in building state institutions in Palestine and providing humanitarian assistance to Palestinians whose lives have been blighted by Israel’s...

...supporting Hamas. What do you think can be done about Gaza? We have consistently called for an increase in humanitarian and reconstruction goods into Gaza; the normal operation of the crossings, ...

...es to alleviate the situation would include allowing the regular entry through the crossings of a wide range of humanitarian goods, with a presumption that all except a narrowly defined list of high-r...

...of any concerned, the statement said. It called for the unimpeded provision and distribution throughout Gaza of humanitarian assistance, including food, fuel, and medical treatment. Click here for t...

...ders of BMC (Businessman Card) permits, free access to Israel. However, the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says its data shows there are 630 different obstacles and roadblock...

41. Olmert's Unprecedented Offer
(News Room/Op Ed - 2009)
...itary escalations.) 3. Israel agrees to accept up to 30,000 refugees within its 1967 border. But this is a humanitarian gesture only. It does not in any way imply that Israel endorses the Palesti...

42. Israel's Step Back From Peace
(News Room/Op Ed - 2009)
...'s border crossings to allow the movement of goods and people in and out of Gaza, especially desperately needed humanitarian supplies and reconstruction materials. The third factor concerns accounta...

43. Israel annexing East Jerusalem, says EU
(News Room/News - 2009)
...r, saying that the demolitions are "illegal under international law, serve no obvious purpose, have severe humanitarian effects, and fuel bitterness and extremism." The EU raised its concern...

...ry of State said that Israel must do more to open the border crossings into the Gaza Strip to larger amounts of humanitarian assistance so that civilians there could get some relief. She also appealed...

45. George Mitchell's Pointless Trip
(News Room/Op Ed - 2009)
...the way for the tearful to prove that they really do want to help the Gazans with food and medicine. These same humanitarians might also call the attention of Hamas to the consequences for the Gazan p...

46. US 'actively seeks' Mid-East deal
(News Room/News - 2009)
... for Gaza. He announced that Mr Obama had earmarked the $20.3m for aid to Gaza on top of $40m allocated to humanitarian programmes there since hostilities broke out in late December. "The ...

...sed Sunday for an end to weapons smuggling into Gaza and for the opening of the territory to desperately needed humanitarian aid. A summit meeting in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheik concluded ...

...nt conditions, and to be free of shelling by Hamas rockets. However, we have also been reminded of the tragic humanitarian costs of conflict in the Middle East, and pained by the suffering of Palest...

49. Can Israel Survive Its Assault on Gaza?
(News Room/Op Ed - 2009)
...inians who live on the sliver of land along the Mediterranean. After weeks of global outrage over the unfolding humanitarian disaster in Gaza, any mediator — France, the European Union, Turkey a...

...l, in order to allow international actors to promote a state of calm and facilitate the opening of passages for humanitarian aid; We demand an immediate end to the strikes on civilian centers an...

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