Speeches by Israeli representatives
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.
Amb Prosor's final speech at the UN General Assembly10 Sep 2015 The vote today may serve the interests of Palestinians leaders, but will not help the Palestinian people. The situation would be different if the flag they want to raise represented democratic values. It is a flag of failure rather than progress.
Counsellor Shiloh at UN on Women and Counterterrorism09 Sep 2015Women are certainly among the most vulnerable groups currently affected by terrorism and violent extremism. By empowering women, the international community will have agents everywhere supporting peace, tolerance and understanding.
Amb Prosor on the Responsibility to Protect08 Sep 2015The United Nations was founded in response to the horrors of the Second World War, and the unparalleled inhumanity of the Holocaust. Tragically, in the 21st century, the responsibility to protect is as relevant as it was in the last century.
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.