Speeches by Israeli representatives
Knesset Speaker Edelstein addresses World Conference of Speakers of Parliament at the UN31 Aug 2015Yuli-Yoel Edelstein presented the Green Knesset project at the IPU's Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament held at UN headquarters in New York, challenging colleagues to make similar efforts to protect the environment.
Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council on ISIL's targeting of LGBT individuals24 Aug 2015Amb Prosor spoke at the Security Council's first-ever meeting on LGBT rights: Vulnerable Groups in Conflict: ISIL's Targeting of LGBT Individuals. "Israel is proud to be a member of the LGBT core group at the UN, and actively promotes LGBT rights."
Amb Prosor: Situation in the Middle East23 Jul 2015Ten years after withdrawing from Gaza, the territory we left has become a safe haven for terrorists. Hamas, an internationally recognized terrorist organization, has used and abused the people of Gaza to continue its war against Israel.
Israel's statement on PRC at ECOSOC21 Jul 2015The Palestinian Return Centre was granted consultative status at the UN, despite its ties to Hamas. Allowing such an organization to gain access to the UN will set a dangerous precedent.
3rd International Conference on Financing for Development15 Jul 2015MASHAV represents the State of Israel in this campaign, focusing its efforts on capacity building, sharing expertise accumulated during Israel's own development experience to empower governments and individuals to improve their own lives.
Israel's statement at UN International Ebola Recovery conference10 Jul 2015Human Rights Counsellor, Nelly Shiloh, spoke about Israel’s recovery efforts in Ebola affected communities: "The focus of our efforts should be to address the needs of the survivors and to help restore properly functioning health services."
Amb Prosor addresses High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development08 Jul 2015Since 2012, Israel has done pioneering work with the OECD to launch a pilot program to develop new and innovative ways to measure well-being and sustainability on a national level.
Statement by Amb Roet on Children and Armed Conflict18 Jun 2015Last week, the UNSG published his annual report on children and armed conflict. With all the regimes and organizations that intentionally target children all around the world, it is simply absurd that this report focuses on Israel.
Statement by Amb Manor to the UNHRC 29th Session15 Jun 2015This Human Rights Council exhibits double morals and is ethically flawed. Its Commission of Inquiry on Gaza has been described as being "unbalanced, inaccurate, and prejudges the outcome of the investigation by making legal statements".
Amb Roet addresses UNRWA 65th anniversary conference02 Jun 2015UNRWA has often remained silent while Hamas endangers the lives of Palestinians, including refugees. UNRWA spokespeople are quick to make accusations against Israel, but go out of their way to avoid mentioning Hamas.