February 12, 2013
“Human Rights and Palestinian Statehood after the ‘Arab Spring’”
A Discussion with Ahmed Fathalla, Permanent Observer for the League of Arab States at the United Nations
Please join us for a discussion with the Permanent Observer for the League of Arab States at the United Nations, Mr. Ahmed Fathalla, will discuss recent developments with regard to human rights in North Africa and the Middle East in the wake of the “Arab Spring,” and progress in the United Nations with regard to the issue of Palestinian statehood. Mr. Fathalla is lawyer and diplomat from Egypt, and serves in his individual capacity as a human rights expert on the Human Rights Committee, the treaty body that oversees compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.