Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Nakba at UN Headquarters in New York
For the first time in history, the anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians known as “the Nakba” or “the Catastrophe” was officially commemorated at UN Headquarters in New York.
Foreign Policy Address of the Hon Nanaia Mahuta, NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs
On May 3, Ambassador Abdulhadi and Mrs Zeina Abdulhadi attended the Foreign Policy address of the Honourable Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Aotearoa New Zealand, at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) in Wellington.
Eid el-Fitr Celebration at DFAT
On May 1, Ambassador Abdulhadi participated in an afternoon tea/reception in celebration of Eid el-Fitr, hosted by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) at Parliament House in Canberra.
Visit from ANU International Relations Society
On March 8, the Palestinian Embassy received a student delegation from the of Australian National University (ANU) International Relations Society. This visit was an opportunity to present the students with a historical context of the Israel-Palestine conflict as well as brief them on the latest political developments in Palestine.
Launch of Novel by Dr Nejmeh Habib
On 27 February, Ambassador Abdulhadi participated in the launch of a new novel by Palestinian author, academic and advocate Dr Nejmeh Habib, entitled Rabi3on Lam Yuzhir (ربيع لم يزهر).
Fundraiser Hosted by Palestinian Australian New Zealand Medical Association (PANZMA)
On 25 February, Ambassador Abdulhadi attended a fundraising dinner in Sydney organised by the Palestinian Australian New Zealand Medical Association (PANZMA) to raise money for medical support to Palestine. The event included a show by Comedian Amer Zahr, a dabkeh performance, and a number of speeches.
Palestine at the National Multicultural Festival in Canberra
The Palestinian Embassy was proud to host a stall presenting Palestinian culture and heritage at the National Multicultural Festival in Canberra on February 18, 2023.
Presentation of Award to Ms Golriz Ghahraman MP on behalf of HE President Abbas
On February 8, Ambassador Abdulhadi presented Ms Golriz Ghahraman MP with the National Certificate of Honor for Academic Diplomacy in Support of Palestinian Rights on behalf of His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas.
Participation in Waitangi Day
At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Aotearoa New Zealand, Ambassador Abdulhadi and Mrs Zeina Abdulhadi travelled to the Bay of Islands to participate in Waitangi Day, considered the National Day of Aotearoa New Zealand, marking the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Ambassador Abdulhadi Meets NZ Prime Minister Chris Hipkins
Ambassador Abdulhadi had the opportunity to meet the newly appointed Prime Minster of Aotearoa New Zealand, Mr Chris Hipkins, while participating in the official celebration of Waitangi Day. [Read more about Waitangi Day here]