UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
On Monday, 2 December, the United Nations Information Centre for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, in partnership with the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific (GDOP), the Federal Parliamentary Friends of Palestine (PFP) and the Council of Arab Ambassadors in Australia (CAA), hosted...
Launch of the Palestinian Film Festival in Canberra
On Friday, 25 October, the General Delegation of Palestine, in partnership with Cultural Media Australia, organised an evening premiere of the Oscar-nominated, Palestinian film It Must Be Heaven at Capitol Cinemas Manuka, officially opening the Canberra leg of the Palestinian Film Festival.
Briefing by the NZ Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Secretary - Australia, Europe, Middle East and Africa Group
On Tuesday, 22 October, Ambassador Abdulhadi attended a briefing, which included a Q+A session, by the New Zealand Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Secretary - Australia, Europe, Middle East and Africa Group, Mr Jeff Langley, at the New Zealand High Commission in Canberra.
Ambassador Abdulhadi and the Palestinian Minister of Health in Ramallah
Ambassador Abdulhadi met with the Minister of Health, HE Dr Mai Kaila, in Ramallah during his August visit to discuss the present needs and priorities of the health sector in Palestine. Also raised during their meeting were some areas for potential, health-focused co-operation between Palestine and Australia.
Ambassador Abdulhadi at an-Najah University in Nablus
Ambassador Abdulhadi visited an-Najah National University in Nablus during his August/September visit to Palestine. During his visit, he met with some of the academic staff with whom he discussed the initiative of commencing official co-operation (such as student exchange programs) between an-Najah and a receptive Australian counterpart.
Ambassador Abdulhadi and the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates in Ramallah
Ambassador Abdulhadi met with the Foreign Minister, HE Dr Riad Malki, during his most recent visit to Palestine in August/September 2019. The Ambassador briefed the Minister on the current political environments in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific countries, and situated his analysis in the wider context of Indo-Pacific regional...
Ambassador Abdulhadi and the Prime Minister of the State of Palestine in Ramallah
Ambassador Abdulhadi met with the Prime Minister, HE Dr Mohammad Shtayyeh, during his most recent visit to Palestine in August/September 2019. The Ambassador briefed the PM on both the latest political developments in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific countries, and the response of the Palestinian embassy (and that of the...
Screening of 'The Reports on Sarah and Saleem' in Canberra
On Wednesday, 25 September, the Palestinian embassy, in partnership with the ANU Film Group, arranged a screening of the highly acclaimed Palestinian film, The Reports on Sarah and Saleem, at the Australian National University's new Kambri Precinct. The event was well attended by members of the diplomatic corps, Palestinian and Arab...
Lecture by Palestinian academic Dr Sanaa Alsarghali at Parliament House
On Tuesday, 30 July, the Palestinian Delegation welcomed Dr Sanaa Alsarghali, Assistant Professor of constitutional law at an-Najah University in Palestine. Dr Alsarghali delivered a lecture later that day at Parliament House on the constitution-building process in Palestine.
Strengthening relations with faith communities in Australia
In line with one of the Palestinian Delegation’s key objectives – to deepen its engagement with civil society – Ambassador Abdulhadi has been strengthening ties with representatives of some faith communities in Australia recently. He participated in three separate functions, two of which (the annual gala dinner of the Australian...