Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Speeches by Israeli representatives

  • Amb Prosor addresses UNSC on victims of ethnic and religious attacks in the Middle East

    27 Mar 2015
    No decent human being can ignore the calamity facing minorities in the Middle East. There is only one place in the Middle East where minorities have the freedom to practice their faith, change faiths, or practice no faith at all - and that is Israel.
  • Amb Prosor adresses UN Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict

    25 Mar 2015
    Across the Middle East, terrorists and extremists are poisoning the minds of the next generation, teaching them to hate, vilify, and dehumanize Israelis and Jews. We have lost an entire generation to incitement. Enough is enough.
  • Explanation of Israeli vote at UN Commission on the Status of Women

    20 Mar 2015
    At the closing of the 59th UN Commission on the Status of Women, one political resolution was passed accuseing Israel of mistreating Palestinian women. "This is neither the right place, nor way, to improve the status of the Palestinian woman."
  • Amb Roet addresses UN Forum on Forests

    20 Mar 2015
    Israel's history of planting trees started long before the terms "sustainable development" or "climate change" became popular. The early Jewish pioneers brought the wilderness to life by planting trees, sowing fields and making the desert bloom.
  • Amb Prosor addresses 59th session of Commission on the Status of Women

    12 Mar 2015
    When it comes to women's rights, Israel is leading by example. We understand that empowered women are the foundation of thriving societies. Israeli women haven't just broken the glass ceiling, they have shattered it!
  • Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council

    23 Feb 2015
    If the Oscars for Maintenance of International Peace and Security were given at the UN, I would not be surprised if Iran, Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority were awarded prizes.
  • Israel's statement to the UN Women Executive Board

    09 Feb 2015
    Women’s rights and gender equality are top priorities on Israel's International Development agenda. Israel views women's empowerment as a critical driver of economic development.
  • Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council

    30 Jan 2015
    An Arab woman living in Israel enjoys more rights and freedoms than a woman living anywhere else in the Middle East. They are elected to our parliament; they are leading physicians, renowned lawyers, successful CEOs, and esteemed scientists.
  • Amb Prosor at UN: 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz

    21 Jan 2015
    The Holocaust was an age of atrocity and impunity. In the years that followed, people believed that we grew more civilized and sensitized - that atrocities would not befall us again. Well, but then there was Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, and Bosnia.
  • Amb Prosor addresses UNSC on Inclusive Development

    19 Jan 2015
    It is fitting that a debate on inclusive development falls on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King was a champion of human rights and human dignity who taught the world that strong societies teach tolerance and embrace diversity.
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