The 12th Palestinians in Europe Conference in Paris, France commenced its activities on Saturday 3rd May 2014. The conference is organized by the General Secretariat of the Palestinians in Europe Conference, the Palestinian Return Centre in London and the Palestinian Forum in France
The one-day conference is held under the slogan, “A united Palestine for the Promise of Return”
This year’s conference host a number of key guests including politicians and diplomats such as former Jordanian primer Tahir al Masri, speaker of the Palestinian parliament, Dr. Aziz Dwaik and vice chair of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly Constituent Assembly
Additionally, Palestinian ambassador to France, Hayel Al Fahom, Bishop Riyah abu Al Asal, Dr. Hani Al Masri from Masarat Research Centre, Mr. Abdallah Bin Mansour, chairman of federation of Islamic organizations in Europe and Omar al asfar and Intisar Abas, member of General Secretariat of the Palestinians in Europe Conference.
Others also participated in the event and delivered a number of workshops and speeches concerning many of the Palestinian affairs.
The Palestinian right of return was in the most “prevailing” theme where most speakers asserts that the Palestinian right of return is holy and should be implemented fully.
Different workshops highlighted on Gaza siege, Jerusalem judisation, West Bank Wall, the plight of Palestinian refugees in Syria and Palestinian unity efforts.
The conference comprised of various activities like Palestinian heritage, folklore, film screening, and photo exhibitions in addition to holding a market for Palestinian products.
This conference is now a major event in Europe and has been running successively for eleven years. It has successfully bonded thousands of Palestinians to the just cause of Palestine and their right of return.