Speeches by Israeli representatives
Amb Danon addresses UN General Assembly on the Question of Palestine23 Nov 2015Today, the UN commemorated Palestinian Solidarity Day with a series of anti-Israel resolutions. Amb Danon: "The heinous murder of innocent Israelis, just because they are Israelis, is no different than the cruel massacre of innocents in France."
Amb Roet addresses UN Security Council17 Nov 2015When dangerous fundamentalist ideologies masquerade as legitimate religious views and are exported throughout the globe, it leads to terror. When we go out of our way to find a justification for some acts of terror, we lose our moral compass.
Israel's statement about Questions Relating to Information28 Oct 2015It is crucial to make sure that no UN platform is being abused for the dissemination of materials to promote anti-Israel messages. The UN must take its rightful place at the forefront of the battle to turn back this tide of hatred.
Statement on UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia28 Oct 2015The report talks about the repercussions of the summer of 2014 hostilities. It is one-sided, biased, lacking in facts and based on selective and often unreliable data. It is everything a UN report should not be.
Amb Roet addresses UNGA on the UN's 70th anniversary23 Oct 2015The UN's 70th anniversary is a time to celebrate the important accomplishments of this institution, but the ongoing double standards and delegitimization that Israel faces in these halls denigrates the core principles this institution was founded on.
Amb Danon addresses UN Security Council Debate on Situation in Middle East22 Oct 2015The UN must end its usual practice of calling on both sides to show restraint, and state clearly: there is one side that is instigating a wave of terror. Stop making excuses for the Palestinians, and start holding them accountable.
Amb Roet addresses UNSC on wave of violence in Israel16 Oct 2015Even now, as the violence continues and lives are lost every day, instead of calming tensions, Palestinian leaders continue to lie and use inflammatory rhetoric. They are stoking the flames by portraying terrorists as innocent victims.
Amb Roet addresses UNGA on international peace and security01 Oct 2015The global landscape is changing before our eyes. If we use old maps to navigate these new challenges of peace and security, we will end up nowhere. Israel is deeply concerned with the security and stability of states facing the scourge of terrorism.
Deputy FM Hotovely addresses UN Security Council on Counter-terrorism in the Middle East30 Sep 2015Israel has learned in its own prolonged campaign against terror, that the ultimate source of our ability to vanquish terror lies in our reverence for the sanctity of human life and our fierce conviction to do battle with all who strive to defile it.
Vice PM and Interior Minister Silvan Shalom addresses UN General Assembly Sustainable Development Summit27 Sep 2015Israel's vision of sustainable development stems from the Jewish principle of "being a light unto the nations" - the moral and social obligation to share our knowledge and experience with others.