Friday, June 23, 2017

Minister Gamliel addresses UN Commission on the Status of Women

Presenting the plan she is implementing to promote gender equality through economic empowerment, she said: "In...

Amb Danon calls for punitive measures against Iran

The Iranians actually wrote on one of the missiles: "Israel must be removed from the earth." These...

Israeli statement on terrorism

The first step towards effectively confront extremism is to identify and publically denounce those who support and...

Israeli statement on Violence against Children, Children and Armed Conflict

A very concerning fact is that about half of the recent Palestinian terrorists are under the age...

Amb Danon to UNSG on Nasrallah threat of catastrophic attack

​Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon sent an official letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...

Israel's statement on the UN Plan of Action to Prevent Violent...

"If we truly want to defeat violent extremism and terrorism we must attack radical extremist ideology at...

Amb Danon to UNSG Ban Ki-moon: Terrorists are using your words

Raafat Alian, Fatah's Jerusalem spokesman, said that Israel's actions against the Palestinian people "cannot go unanswered...

ZAKA granted official advisory status by UN Committee on NGOs

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely praised the announcement, saying: "I congratulate the members of the Foreign...

Knesset Speaker Edelstein urges condemnation of Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest

In a letter to UN SG Ban Ki-moon, Knesset Speaker Edelstein expressed Israel's outrage over Iran's intent...

CERN: Israeli scientists elected to key positions

The election of three Israelis to key bodies of the organization is an honor, as well as...

Israel addresses the International Organization for Migration

Israel commends the IOM for the leading role it has played in the crises we have seen...

 Israel at the Paris Climate Conference

While Israel is a relatively small contributor to climate change due to its size and population,...

 Israel's statement at UNGA on the refugee crisis

As we convene here today to find a solution for the millions of Syrians refugees, Assad's...

 Israel regrets UN Special Rapporteurs' press release

Press releases of this kind only serve to encourage terror perpetrators and provide them with a...

 40 years since the UN resolution equating Zionism to racism

Amb Danon: "Forty years ago, a dark chapter was written in the UN’s history, and despite the...

 Comprehensive review of the question of peacekeeping operations

As we speak, an earthquake is shaking the Middle East to its core. The aftershocks of this...

 Letter on Palestinian organ harvesting claim

In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the President of the Security Council, Ambassador...

 The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade

Slavery’s legacy lives on in discrimination and inequality, racism and prejudice. ...

 Israel's statement on argiculture development

Israel has not been the only country to benefit from its advanced agriculture. From the jungles of...

 Israel's statement on racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia

In recent years, we have witnessed new forms of antisemitism that demonstrate how racism is not...

 Israel's statement on Information and Communications Technology

Two prominent examples of Israeli ICT innovations are the navigation application Waze, and the USB flash...

 Israel accepted to UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer...

This day marks an important achievement for Israel, whose advanced capabilities in peaceful uses of outer space,...

 Amb Manor addresses diplomatic corps in Geneva

Eviatar Manor, Israel's Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, called on the Human Rights Council to contribute...

 Second Committee – Sustainable Development

"From drip irrigation and water management to post-harvest storage and seed engineering, technological innovation is not only...

 Fourth Committee – International cooperation in space

Space is today's frontier which we must peacefully embrace to learn how we may reap its benefits...

 Minister Gamliel to UNSC on Women, Peace and Security

In recent weeks, Israel has been rocked by a spate of violent attacks. But when it comes...

 Second Committee – Poverty eradication

To rid the world of poverty will require foresight and the cumulative efforts of all stakeholders at...

 Sixth Committee – Measures to eliminate international terrorism

We must agree on a clear definition of terrorism that includes all forms and manifestations of terror....

 Letter on inflammatory remarks by Mahmoud Abbas

Amb Prosor: "It is time to stop giving Abbas a free pass for his incitement and for...