The Ford Foundation was among the main funders for extremist NGOs involved in the 2001 UN sponsored Durban conference, which crystallized the strategy of delegitimizing Israel as “an apartheid regime” through international isolation.
Professor Gerald M Steinberg writes about the German Bundestag landmark resolution defining BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) campaigns against Israel as antisemitic
The United Nations Development Assistance Framework and the Palestinian Authority have signed a “strategic programming framework” for 2018-2022, providing over $1 billion to “support Palestine’s path to independence” and other “pillars of the government’s National Policy Agenda.”
NGO Monitor marked 15 years since the notorious Durban Conference with an event at the UN in Geneva, featuring speakers including David Harris, Prof. Alan Dershowitz, and Amb. Aviva Raz Schechter.
Gerald Steinberg describes how the 2001 Durban Conference ushered in an era of coordinated NGO efforts to isolate Israel internationally, through tactics including BDS campaigns.
Gerald Steinberg describes the history of BDS, from its inception at the 2001 Durban Conference to current efforts to advance BDS through the EU's product labeling requirements.