29th November- International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People: 29th November is observed as the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian people. This day was first observed by the General Assembly on the partition of Palestine. The International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian people is the global observance and observed by the people through some UN offices, councils, government bodies, and organizations that have a special interest in the issues encompassing the event. The event is organized by the UN Department of Global Organization. To know more about the history and significance of this day candidates are advised to read the article below.
History of International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
As mentioned above, On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution on the partition of Palestine. On December 2, 1977, it was recorded that the assembly called for the annual observance of November 29 as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (A/RES/32/40 B). After that, on December 1, 2003, the assembly encouraged member states to continue to provide support and publicity to observe the day. So the day was observed on December 1 in 2003.
In Resolution 34/65 D of 12 December 1979, the issue of commemorative postage stamps was also requested. After which the special commemorative activities are organized by the Division for Palestinian Rights of the United Nations Secretariat, in consultation with the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.
In 2005, the UN event included a map that showed all of Israel replaced by Palestine and was attended by Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other senior UN officials.