UNITED NATIONS (Feb. 10)
A North American Seminar on the rights of the Palestinian people will be held at the United Nations from March 15-19, it was announced here today. The seminar was organized by the UN Secretariate at the request of the General Assembly in a resolution adopted last December 10.
According to today’s announcement, seven panels will discuss various aspects of the Palestinian question, including the Palestinian issue and North American public opinion, the fundamental rights of the Palestinians and the nature of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Invitations to attend the seminar have been sent to all governments, the announcement said. In addition, participants will be drawn from among academics and others interested in the Palestine question. The seminar at the UN will be one of a series of seminars on the Palestine question to be held in various parts of the world during 1982-83.