Sunday, January 20, 2019

Israel and UN

 Israel submits letter of complaint to the UN

"The fatalities book-ended a weekend of severe hostilities, as no fewer than twenty one Qassam rockets struck...

 Amb Prosor letter to Security Council regarding Jerusalem synagogue attack

Every time the Palestinian Authority inflames tensions, violence follows. This morning saw the sixth terrorist attack against...

 Israeli achievement at the UN – Third term on CEDAW

Professor Ruth Halperin-Kaddari was elected on June 26, 2014 for an unprecedented third term as an expert...

 Israeli expert on Disaster Situations joins UNDAC team

An Israeli expert has been included for the first time on a United Nations Disaster Assessment and...

 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 to UNSC on Syrian cross-border shooting

​On 21 May 2013, an IDF jeep was on routine patrol inside Israel.  Without provocation and in...

 "People, Book, Land" exhibition opens at UNESCO

UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova, and the Founder and Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, Rabbi Marvin Hier,...

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...

 International Holocaust Cartoon competition

The Second International Holocaust Cartoon competition to be held in Iran in April 2015, provides an opportunity...

 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...

 Israel and Jewish organizations help to eradicate poverty in Africa

Israel was among the first countries to respond positively to the appeals of UN Secy-Gen Kofi Annan...

 Israel to submit letter of protest against Iran to UN Security...

Commander of Islamic Revolution’s Guards Corps in a condolence letter to the Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah on...

 Israel participates in UNAIDS conference

Israel has financially sponsored a qualitative rapid assessment that aims to better understand the gender related barriers...

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 agenda for the 62nd UN General Assembly

Israel is creating its own positive agenda vis-à-vis the UN, and by determining those many areas in...

 MASHAV-sponsored event at UN Convention to Combat Desertification in Madrid

MFA-sponsored event at the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (Cop8) being...

 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...

 UN General Assembly Third Committee condemns Anti-Semitism

The Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution that calls for "Elimination of...

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 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,...

 UN adopts organization associated with Hamas

In a vote, whose participants included, among others, Iran, Sudan, Venezuela and Turkey, the UN determined that...

 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...

 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...

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 participates in UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum

Israel's impressive participation in UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum 7 will serve as a springboard for exchanging...

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 to host international conference on combating desertification

The conference, in the framework of the UN's International Year of Deserts and Desertification is to take place in...

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