2016 – 2017 Events

Over the last 18 months, CJPP has presented these events:

May, 2016

Nakba: Community forum and film screeningYoum Ilak Youm Aleik – Palestinian Refugees from Jerusalem 1948: Heritage, Eviction & Hopes with guest speaker, Ms Nahed Odeh.

July, 2016

Palestinians Under Occupation: Community forum and film screening of Samoud – the Struggle for Al Aarqib (joint event with FILEF), with guest speakers Mr. Hilmi Dabbagh and Ms Cathy Peters.

October, 2016

John Dugard In Conversation– “Has International Law Failed Palestine?”.

Community event with Professor John Dugard, in conversation with Professor Ben Saul, (Professor of International Law, University of Sydney), introduced by Associate Professor Jake Lynch (Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney).

February, 2017

Promoted Protest Netanyahu actions on Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Australia.

March, 2017

Jointly funded an Australian public opinion poll – Morgan Poll, on attitudes to Palestine and Israel (https://apan.org.au/apan-activities/opinion_poll/).

May, 2017

Nakba commemoration – Remembering Al Nakba

Speakers included  a Palestinian survivor of the Nakba from the Australian community, Dr Abu Arab along with Professor John MacDonald on his work in Palestine.
Event co-presented with the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Palestine, in Parliament House.

July, 2017

Promoting BDS – Driving Global Justice for Palestine, 28th -29th July, 2017

CJPP worked on the organising committee to present a two-day conference at the University of Sydney. https://www.bdssydney.org/.

Future events      

November, 2017

In Conversation event with guest speaker Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist, Ha’aretz (Gideon Levy will be our guest after presenting the 2017 Edward Said Memorial Lecture in Adelaide).