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US Foreign Policy (Dr. El-Najjar's Articles)
The 9th Conference of Palestinians in Europe to Be Held
Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, March 28, 2011
The annual Conference of Palestinians in Europe is scheduled for
the 7th of May in the City of Fobrtal in Germany. The conference is the 9th
in a series of annual Palestinian conferences in Europe. It is organized by
General Secretariat of the Palestinians in Europe Conference, Palestinian
Return Centre (PRC), and Palestinian Assembly in Germany.
conference this year titled; “Return Generation knows its Track” is expected
to focus on the conditions of Palestinians across Europe and their roles in
raising the awareness about their just cause and stolen land. Key roles will
be given to the young generations who are taking considerable part in the
Memorably, last year the conference was held in Germany,
Berlin. Up to 12 thousands are expected to participate in the event. Most of
the participants will come from European states, especially Germany, where
huge Palestinian community resides. The event coincides with the 63rd
anniversary of the Nakba.
The location for this year’s conference
was chosen due to its close distance from Rayn province where 30 thousand
Palestinians dwell. For Palestinians, The Rayn is considered the 2nd city
after Berlin in terms of its high number of Palestinians. They came to
Germany during the Lebanon civil War in 1975.
The issue of
Palestinian prisoners will be discussed during the conference in addition to
other pressing concerns facing the Palestinians.
separation wall and settlements will be at the core of the conference which
will help in the development of a strategic and collaborative response to
The organizers are also keen to discuss the
significance of Arab revolution sweeping across the Middle East. Speakers
from Arab countries, Egypt and Tunisia, will be participating and speaking
about their experiences.
Palestinian National division will also be
discussed with the view to resolve the ongoing fracture.
will be on the conference’s agenda where the participants and dates of the
2nd Freedom Flotilla will be announced in.