The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)

Non Alignment Movement to impose sanctions on Israel

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) called on its member states to bar all products and goods emanating from Israeli settlements at the end of the fourteenth Ministerial Conference of the Non-Alignment Movement (Mid-Term Review) in Durban, South Africa. The call for measures was issued by the Committee on Palestine of the Non-Alignment Movement. The NAM declaration called for its members to “decline entry to Israeli settlers and to impose sanctions against companies and entities involved in the construction of the wall.” “With regard to member states, the ministers called upon them to undertake measures, including by means of legislation, collectively, regionally and individually, to prevent any products of the illegal Israeli settlements from entering their markets,” said the declaration. 

NAM urges UN to send peacekeeping force to Palestine

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has strongly urged the United Nation Security Council to establish a peacekeeping mission in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem. In a nine-point communique released after the one-day meeting today, the Ministerial Meeting called for compliance with all relevant Security Council resolutions and stressed the importance and usefulness of a comprehensive Security Council resolution in view of the current circumstances. They called on the Security Council to fulfill its responsibility under the UN Charter with regard to the violation of international law.