Ambassador David Walzer
The Presidency of the CD rotates among its member states, with each President holding office for four working weeks.
CERN, the the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has decided to admit Israel as a full member in this important scientific organization.
Israel will be admitted into the Western European and Others Group (WEOG) at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Israel will be awarded a prize for its achievements towards "Closing the Gender Gaps" during the annual summit of "Women in Parliament Global Forum" due to take place in the European Parliament in Brussels on 27-29 November 2013.
This statement was made by High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Israeli Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni.