UNRIC Library Backgrounder: UN Websites on the Middle East

News Focus


Peace & Security


Human Rights


Humanitarian Affairs




International Law

  • International Court of Justice – Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: http://www.icj-cij.org/en/case/131
  • International Criminal Court (ICC) – Preliminary examination: Palestine – Focus: Alleged crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, since 13 June 2014: https://www.icc-cpi.int/palestine


Further Information

Ask Dag !

  • What is the Middle East Quartet? When was it formed? How can I find Quartet statements? https://ask.un.org/faq/43700
  • Where can I find information on the 10th emergency special and resumed sessions of the General Assembly concerning the Occupied East Jerusalem and Palestinian Territory? https://ask.un.org/faq/231686


August 2023
not an official document – for information only

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