Sunday, January 20, 2019

Israel and UN

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...

 Israel's statement on Information and Communications Technology

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

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...

 The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade

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

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...

 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...

 Fourth Committee – International cooperation in space

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

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...

 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 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...

 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...

 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...

 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,...

Israel addresses the International Organization for Migration

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

 Amb Prosor protests rocket fire from Syria, Lebanon

​Ron Prosor, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, sent letters of protest to UN Secretery General Ban...

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'...

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...

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...

 Letter on Palestinian organ harvesting claim

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

 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 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...

 Second Committee – Sustainable Development

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

 Israel expresses satisfaction at adoption of UNSC Resolution 1701

PM Olmert will recommend to the government that the resolution be accepted by Israel. ...

 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 to UN Sec-Gen regarding accusation of Israel’s obstruction of freedom...

​Israel respects and protects religious freedoms and grants full religious rights to people of all faiths, not...

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