Friday, September 21, 2018

Israel and UN

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...

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...

Israeli statement on terrorism

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

A day of shame at the UN Human Rights Council

Since its establishment in 2006, the Human Rights Council adopted 61 resolutions condemning Israel, compared with...

Micah Avni at UNHRC: "Killing civilians on a bus IS terror"

I challenge you to condemn President Abbas for calling the murderer of my father 'a martyr'...

 UN General Assembly: Joint Statement against Antisemitism

At the first historic meeting on antisemitism held at the UN General Assembly, a statement was issued,...

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...

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...

 Letter on inflammatory remarks by Mahmoud Abbas

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

 Rachel Frenkel appeals at UNHRC for return of kidnapped teens

Rachel Frenkel came to the Human Rights Council in Geneva along with with the mothers of the...

Israel addresses the International Organization for Migration

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

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...

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...

 Israel regrets UN Special Rapporteurs' press release

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

 Israel's response to UN Security Council Resolution 1929 on sanctions against...

This resolution, while important, is insufficient and should be accompanied by additional steps on the national and...

 UN adopts Israeli-sponsored resolution on "Agricultural Technology for Development"

The resolution is the culmination of a process in which Israel for the first time initiated a socio-economic resolution...

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...

 MASHAV cooperation with UN Organizations

MASHAV - lsrael Foreign Ministry Center for International Cooperation:Update on cooperation projects with UN organizations and plans...

 Israel at the Paris Climate Conference

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

 Election of Prof. Turner as Vice-Chairman of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Prof. Michael Turner, Chairman of the Israel World Heritage Committee was elected as a Vice-Chairman of the worldwide...

 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...

 Israel's statement on argiculture development

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

 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...

 UN Economic Council of Europe experts conference to be held in...

A regional conference for experts in the field of public-private partnership organized by the Foreign Ministry and...

CERN: Israeli scientists elected to key positions

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

 Israeli resolution adopted at UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

This is a landmark achievement -  the first resolution that Israel has initiated and which was successfully...

 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...

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