Security Council member states were largely represented at the highest level, and were constructive in their response to the four speakers' testimonies. Many member states welcomed the convening of the Arria-Formula Event, and issued their support for new Security Council initiatives that might arise. There was a general agreement that the current situation in Gaza is unsustainable and must be alleviated, with interventions focusing on the need to lift the blockade, for donor's to fulfil aid pledges, and for actors to ensure that steps are taken to prevent future hostilities.
Passionists International has been an active member of the Israel-Palestine NGO Working Group since 2002. The working group is a coalition of organizations that have meet to share information and advocate for a just peace in Israel and Palestine.