About us


The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine (ECCP) -  founded in 1986 is a network of 42 European committees, organizations, NGOs, unions and international solidarity movements from 19 European countries, dedicated to the struggle of the Palestinian people for freedom, justice and equality

ECCP Objectives

ECCP supports a ‘rights-based approach’ (focusing on the fundamental rights of the Palestinian people) as opposed to a ‘solution-based approach’.

  • The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination as enshrined in international law and relevant UN resolutions
  • An end to the 1967 occupation of all Arab lands, particularly the occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, andGaza, and its associated regime
  • The right of Palestinian citizens of Israel to full equality
  • Respect, protection and promotion of the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes as stipulated in UN Resolution 194
  • The unconditional release of all Palestinian prisoners

Tools To Achieve These Objectives:

  •  Realization and coordination of joint actions/campaigns
  • Promotion of the BDS Campaign and its objectives as laid out in the 2005 BDS Call
  • Advocacy in support of Palestinian prisoners
  • Support for the Russell Tribunal onPalestine

Pressure on European States and EU Institutions to: 

  • Respect international law and the fundamental rights of the Palestinian people
  • Take effective action to ensure Israeli adherence to international law
  • DenyIsraelany preferential status until it complies with international law
  • Organization of civil missions to Palestine