Speeches by Israeli representatives
Israel statement on counterterrorism at the Security Council19 Nov 2014Countering incitement is one of the most effective counter-terrorism tools at our disposal. We must promote education that teaches peace instead of hate and tolerance instead of violence.
Amb Prosor: Second Committee adopts Entreprenuership for Development resolution14 Nov 2014Israel's Entrepreneurship for Development resolution was adopted by the UN Second Committee with 127 votes in favor and 102 co-sponsoring states. The resolution will promote growth, employment and development around the world.
Amb Prosor addresses Security Council Emergency Session on Jerusalem29 Oct 2014It says a great deal that the international community is outraged when Jews build homes in Jerusalem, but doesn’t say a word when Jews are murdered for living in Jerusalem. Jerusalem is central to our identity and our tradition.
Amb Roet addresses UN Security Council on Women for Peace and Security28 Oct 2014Daesh is just one of the radical extremist groups that seek to subjugate women. There is Boko Haram in Nigeria, Al-Qaeda in Yemen, like-minded militias in Libya, Al Shabaab in East Africa, and Hamas in Gaza.
Amb Roet addresses UN Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East21 Oct 2014Prematurely recognizing a state of Palestine sends a message that Palestinians do not need to make hard choices and they might be undermining efforts to bring about a real and lasting change in our region.
Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council on Ebola crisis18 Sep 2014Israel stands ready to join an international task force to combat the Ebola outbreak. In the meantime, we have sent emergency funding to Sierra Leone and medical supplies to Ethiopia, and experts in infectious diseases to Cameroon.
Statement on behalf of Israel to the HRC 27th Session08 Sep 2014What the latest Special Session failed to achieve is to point an accusing finger and name Hamas as the perpetrator of war crimes and gross violator of the human rights of the population under its control. In short, the Session was a travesty.
Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council: Protection of Children in Armed Conflict08 Sep 2014Israel is committed to upholding international law and takes great measures to ensure the protection of civilians. In contrast, radical extremist groups like Hamas see no problem with using civilians and children to achieve their ends.
Amb Manor addresses the Human Rights Council01 Sep 2014The Human Rights Council must stand as a symbol for the repudiation of the gross violations of human rights committed by terrorist groups. Terrorism and its sponsors must be defeated.
Amb Prosor addresses special UN General Assembly session on Gaza06 Aug 2014To achieve sustained quiet in Israel and build a peaceful and prosperous Gaza, Hamas must be disarmed, Gaza must be demilitarized. And the international community must divorce itself from the romantic notion of Hamas as 'freedom fighters'.