Palestine: The UN Debate and Beyond
A Panel Discussion held at the United Nations Chapel
Monday September 12, 2011
Watch video of Rashid Khalidi speaking on the Palestinian bid for Statehood.
Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University and Director of The Middle East Institute of Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs
(The panel also included Prof. Karima Bennoune, of Rutgers School of Law addressing Palestinian Statehood and International Law. Recording was not permitted for her portion of the Talk.)
This event was co-sponsored by Global Policy Forum and he NGO Working Group on Israel-Palestine, co-chaired by Rev. W. Mark Koenig, Director, Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations
With thanks to the Mennonite Central Committee and Roger Hawkins of DisasterTruck.com for the video footage.
Click here to watch the video.
Khalidi begins about 4.5 mins into the footage and has important input during the Q&A at the end.