18 February 2012
PALESTINE: United Nations
humanitarian appeals process accepts CPT Palestine as member
On 25 January 2012, CPT Palestine was officially accepted as a member of the Consolidated
Appeals Process (CAP) for Palestine, which operates under the auspices of the
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Beyond serving as a venue for
processing large donations, CAP allows for organizations supporting
Palestinians’ right to life, liberty, and freedom to coordinate effective
The process also allows groups to share information about the various issues that
arise from the Israeli military occupation of Palestine and disturbing trends
in all parts of the West Bank and Gaza.
With CPT’s participation in the appeal, CPTers will also be able to expand the
communication of their experiences to a wider international audience and participate
in targeted lobbying efforts.
Examples of other organizations who have participated in the Consolidated Appeals
Process include Church World Service, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Samaritan’s Purse,
Save the Children, and Unicef.
To learn more about the appeal see