Friday, February 23, 2018

Israel and UN

 Fourth Committee – International cooperation in space

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

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...

 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...

 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...

 Sixth Committee – Measures to eliminate international terrorism

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

 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...

Israel addresses the International Organization for Migration

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

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...

 Israel regrets UN Special Rapporteurs' press release

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

Israeli statement on terrorism

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

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...

 Second Committee – Poverty eradication

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

 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...

 Israel protests to UN: Hizbullah arms storage facility

On October 12, 2009 a large explosion took place in the house of a senior Hizbullah member...

 Second Committee – Sustainable Development

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

 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,...

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...

 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 at the Paris Climate Conference

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

 Israel to chair UN committee for the first time

For the first time since Israel joined the UN, an Israeli diplomat has been chosen to chair a...

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...

 Israel's statement on Information and Communications Technology

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

 Letter on inflammatory remarks by Mahmoud Abbas

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

 Israel's statement on argiculture development

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

 The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade

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

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...

 UN international conference promoting eco-innovation held in Israel

High dignitaries from international organizations met in Tel Aviv for a special conference organized by the UN Economic...

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...

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