Jerome Segal is the director of The Peace Consultancy. This essay is adapted from his forthcoming book, The Olive Branch from Palestine: The Palestinian Declaration of Independence and the Path Out of the Current Impasse, University of California Press.
What is needed today is for the UN General Assembly to establish a second UN Special
Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP-2) that would be empowered to develop a fully
detailed end-of-conflict proposal based on the two-state solution.