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    • 07.23.2014
      Amb. Prosor penned a letter to the UNRWA’s Commissioner-Genera asking him to suspend Christopher Gunness, Spokesperson of UNRWA, for shamelessly encouraging Hamas’s violence
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    • 07.23.2014
      Israel's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN , Ambassador David Roet, delivered a speech on Operation Protective Edge at the Security Council: "Hamas is more interested in warfare tha ...
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    • 07.17.2014
      Israel's ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, responded to the discovery of rockets in a UN-sponsered school in the Gaza Strip: "Instead of enriching schools with textbooks, Hamas fills its sc ...
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    • 07.16.2014
      ​Israel's Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor sent a letter to the President of the Security Council about the latest rocket attack from Lebanon to Israel: "We call on the Security Council to e ...
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    • 06.23.2014
      Ambassador Prosor released a statement following the Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East. He said, "It is time for the international community to loudly and clearl ...
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    • 06.18.2014
      Ambassador Ron Prosor penned a letter to the UN Security Council and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon regarding inaccuracies in the most recent UNDOF report.
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    • 06.17.2014
      Ambassador Ron Prosor penned a letter to the Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon protesting the international community's silence on the recent kidnapping of three Israeli boys.
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    • 06.12.2014
      Amb. Prosor called on the international community to denounce those who spread hatred and fear. He said: "We must strive to produce an antidote so that we can eradicate the virus of terrori ...
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    • 06.09.2014
      Ambassador Roet to UN General Assembly: "We cannot let any aspect of a person's identity—whether race, religion, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity—be grounds for any ...
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    • 06.02.2014
      Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, said that commending the Fatah-Hamas partnership is “lending legitimacy to terror attacks against Israel."
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    • 05.28.2014
      Amb. David Roet addressed the Security Council on Counter-terrorism. He said, "In its 66 year history, Israel has not known a single day free from terrorism. There isn't a family in Israel ...
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    • 05.23.2014
      Ambassador Amiram Magid delivered a statement on eradicating poverty through employment. He emphasized that the Israeli experience shows that human capital is the greatest natural resource.
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    • 05.21.2014
      Amb. David Roet emphasized that Israel works hard to ensure that the potential of ICT serves development. We strongly believe that for development cooperation to work we must share knowledg ...
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    • 05.07.2014
      Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, addressed the Security Council on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, one decade after the UN Security Council passed re ...
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    • 04.29.2014
      In his speech on the Situation in the Middle East, Ambassador Prosor condemned the recent Fatah-Hamas unity deal and said anyone in the international community who supports the agreement is ...
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    • 04.28.2014
      Ambassador Roet delivered remarks at a special UN Holocaust Memorial Event. The event feautured creative artists who presented ways to best convey the universal lessons of the Holocaust thr ...
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    • 04.25.2014
      Israeli diplomat Noa Furman delivered a powerful statement on Sexual Violence in Conflict, saying: "The number of victims is so large and overwhelming that we often lose sight of the fact t ...
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    • 04.24.2014
      U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon recently rebuked Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for failing to improve human rights. Nonetheless, on 23 April 2014, Iran was "elected" to the UN's Commi ...
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    • 04.09.2014
      In light of the fact that Nasrallah and Hezbollah had the audacity to gloat that they are behind a recent attack against Israel, the Security Council must take active steps against Hezbolla ...
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    • 04.07.2014
      Amb. Prosor penned a letter to the Secretary General asking him to suspend Rima Khalaf, Under-Secretary-General & Executive Secretary of ESCWA, for her hate-fuelled remarks towards Israel.
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    • 02.19.2014
      In a region known for intolerance and repression, Israel stands out for its commitment to the rule of law. By ensuring its citizens enjoy freedom and empowerment, Israel has built a thrivin ...
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    • 01.30.2014
      Today, Ambassador Prosor addressed the UN Security Council on "War, its lessons, and the search for a permanent peace." In his speech, Prosor, said that war is preventable only if the inter ...
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    • 01.28.2014
      Israel's representative to UN boards delivered a statement earlier today on behalf of Canada and Israel about the joint UNICEF-UNFPA program.
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    • 01.27.2014
      Today, the UN held its annual Holocaust Memorial Ceremony. Oscar-winning film director, writer and producer Steven Spielberg delivered the keynote address, followed by remarks from U.S. Am ...
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    • 01.20.2014
      Israel's representative to UN Boards, Yahav Lichner, delivered a joint statement at the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UN-Women for 2014.
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    • 01.20.2014
      Today, Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor addressed the Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East. Read his full speech below.
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    • 01.07.2014
      Ambassador David Roet, Israel's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, delivered a statement on behalf of the United States, Canada and Israel at the General Assembly Open Working Group ...
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    • 12.26.2013
      In recent weeks, Israelis have become the victims of a series of escalating attacks originating from both Gaza and Palestinian villages in Judea and Samaria.
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    • 12.18.2013
      Ambassador Ron Prosor attacked the hypocrisy of Iran, whereby the charge against violent extremism is being led by the world leader in violent extremism.
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    • 12.18.2013
      As the world’s leading exporter of diamonds and the third largest trading center for diamonds, Israel is committed to demonstrating that a sustainable economy can be sustained by values lik ...
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    • 12.16.2013
      While driving inside Israeli sovereign territory, Israeli soldier Shlomi Cohen was killed by seven shots fired from within Lebanon by a member of the Lebanese Armed Forces.
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    • 12.11.2013
      For decades, Israel has provided its expertise, technology, medicine, and training to developing countries in the field of health.
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    • 11.27.2013
      Since the inception of Israel in 1948, not a single day has gone by where we did not face the threat of terrorism. Out of this persistent need to defend our citizens, Israel became a speci ...
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    • 11.25.2013
      It has only been one year since this assembly voted to change the Palestinian delegation’s status at the United Nations. To all those who voted in favor of that resolution, I ask: What exa ...
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    • 11.11.2013
      The report furthers a biased and one-sided narrative of the conflict and in doing so, advances a clear political agenda aimed at discrediting Israel.
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    • 11.07.2013
      While Israel supports the humanitarian mission of UNRWA, we deeply oppose its political agenda. UNRWA’s mandate is perpetuating the Palestinian refugee issue and undermining the realization ...
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    • 11.06.2013
      Israel is sharing its experience using sport to promote peace and tolerance with countries throughout the developing world. Sport has the ability to unite us, but only if the politics of co ...
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    • 11.04.2013
      The Jewish experience with racism & xenophobia is chronicled in the blood-stained volumes of our history books. This makes Israel especially sensitive to the critical role of education in p ...
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    • 11.04.2013
      Israel is paving the way forward, building green jobs and opening new markets for aspiring entrepreneurs. Currently, more than 100 solar companies operate in Israel and 90% of Israeli homes ...
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    • 10.29.2013
      Israel pays tribute to the brave men and women from countries across the world who serve in UN peacekeeping operations. We thank them for their dedication and commend them for their commit ...
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    • 10.28.2013
      Over the past 25 years, Israel’s agricultural output has increased dramatically, with barely any rise in water usage. In the process, Israel has developed extensive knowledge and expertise ...
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    • 10.22.2013
      One of the five main objectives of Israel's National Civil Space Program is to position the State of Israel amongst the five leading space faring nations.
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    • 10.21.2013
      Jewish people identify with the suffering of the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean & all who share a burdened history. Because we were born in slavery, we understand the yearning for freedom.
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    • 10.17.2013
      Israel is proud to conclude a year on the Board of UNICEF, where we played a meaningful role in promoting the organization's crucial efforts for children to ensure a better future for gener ...
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    • 10.16.2013
      Unfortunately, Israel does not enjoy peace with the region as a whole – at times we believe that our very existence is called into question.
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    • 10.11.2013
      Israel feels strongly about the subject of gender equality. It is enshrined in our 1948 Declaration of Independence and has been implemented through law and public policy.
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    • 10.09.2013
      Israel supports a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism that would underscore the fact that - without exception - no cause or grievance justifies terrorism in any form or mani ...
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    • 10.09.2013
      Israel's national drug control policy continues to promote a comprehensive approach centered on health, human rights, and balanced demand and supply reduction.
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    • 10.09.2013
      Israel cannot be expected to stand by as Assad’s reign of terror results in shells raining on our citizens. The continuous attacks on our border have the potential to escalate an already te ...
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    • 10.07.2013
      Permitting Iran to serve on the UN’s leading disarmament committee is like appointing a drug lord CEO of a pharmaceutical company.
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    • 10.07.2013
      No matter the issue being addressed – whether it be combatting disease, promoting education or expanding financing for entrepreneurs - the support and engagement of young people is critical ...
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    • 10.04.2013
      Our existence as a Jewish people was born in migration over three thousand years ago. Today’s debate presents an opportunity to address the many valuable contributions that migrants can off ...
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    • 09.16.2013
      Israel and UN Women are working hand-in-hand to combat violence against women and to eradicate poverty through training and agricultural technology programs that enable women to become entr ...
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    • 08.28.2013
      Instead of concentrating on the 100,000 men, women, and children that have been slaughtered by in Syria or the millions that have fled their homes, the UN continues to obsess over Israel.
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    • 08.19.2013
      Israel cannot be expected to stand by as Assad’s reign of terror results in shells raining on our citizens.
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    • 08.19.2013
      Human suffering anywhere should be the concern of men and women everywhere, but the responsibility rests with the international community.
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    • 07.23.2013
      At long last, having realized how dangerous Hezbollah is and what it is capable of, the EU showed up late to the party – to condemn the “Party of God.”
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    • 07.17.2013
      Those who try to silence journalists are in fact trying to silence the voices of millions of people whose stories deserve to be told.
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    • 07.17.2013
      We draw inspiration from Moses, who led the nation of Israel from slavery to freedom despite being impaired with a stutter.
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    • 06.26.2013
      Today belongs to those who are not afraid to fail, to question, and to dream.
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    • 06.24.2013
      We must tirelessly persist until the day when women are the agents of peace, rather than the victims or war.
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    • 06.12.2013
      In a world of scarce resources and multiple challenges, UNV should put emphasis on expanding its partnerships
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    • 06.10.2013
      Israel commends the efforts undertaken by UNDP to implement the current strategic plan of the organization
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    • 06.07.2013
      We remain committed to working closely with UNDP to help the organization move forward on a path of continuous improvement.
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    • 06.06.2013
      UNFPA has a unique mandate, and assumes a crucial--even a leadership--role in the global development architecture.
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    • 05.23.2013
      We expect the international community to hold the Government of Syria accountable for undermining international agreements and regional stability.
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    • 05.14.2013
      Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, mostly women and children are trafficked across borders worldwide. This is a crime of humanity towards humanity. The trafficking of human beings ...
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    • 05.10.2013
      It is time for the international community to unite and put terrorism out of business. The Security Council must further utilize Chapter Seven of the Charter to force terrorist groups to f ...
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    • 04.24.2013
      The architecture of peace has never been clearer. As we face historic challenges in the Middle East, it has never been more important to strengthen the pillars of tolerance, mutual recognit ...
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    • 04.23.2013
      In an age of short attention spans, it has never been more important to find new ways to instill the passion of global civic participation in the next generation.
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    • 04.15.2013
      We have all the ingredients to make this celebration distinctly Middle Eastern – a tent by the river, more food than we can eat, and some UN peacekeepers to make sure things don't get out o ...
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    • 04.09.2013
      Since its establishment, the State of Israel has been deeply committed to ensuring the survival and development of our forests for the future generations.
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    • 03.11.2013
      Far too many women today seek shelter from abusive men. We cannot rest until abusive men must seek shelter from society's outrage.
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    • 03.05.2013
      I always hoped that I would one day be the opening act for Rita at a major venue in New York City.
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    • 03.04.2013
      Israel cannot be expected to stand idle as the lives of its citizens are being put at risk by the Syrian government's reckless actions.
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    • 02.28.2013
      Just as the international community has an obligation to bring terrorists to justice, it must also pursue those who build the foundations of terror by teaching children to detest and despise.
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    • 02.26.2013
      After only three months of relative quiet, the citizens of Israel awoke again this morning to discover the horrific reality of terrorism from Gaza.
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    • 02.12.2013
      The EU must find the moral and political courage to place Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations. It must send a clear message that Hezbollah can no longer target its civilians wi ...
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    • 02.07.2013
      The Israeli experience shows that human capital is the greatest natural resource of all. It proves that the best way to attain sustainable development is to put citizens in charge of the pr ...
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    • 02.06.2013
      Israel places particular emphasis on the need to improve gender equality work in UNICEF, and to better mainstream gender equality in the next strategic plan. This will require improving cap ...
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    • 02.05.2013
      We cannot achieve our development goals until we ensure that children around the world have the resources to realize their potential.
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    • 01.30.2013
      Poverty is one of the most intricate problems facing the world today. There are no instant answers. There are no easy solutions.
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    • 01.28.2013
      Because of the strong correlation between gender equality, poverty reduction, and sustainable development, the UNDP's gender capacities must be well-equipped and well-staffed.
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    • 01.25.2013
      Today, on behalf of the six million, we say loudly and clearly: nothing can break the 5,000 year-old chain of Jewish history.
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    • 01.23.2013
      France’s Foreign Minister said this month that his country was fighting to prevent the creation of an Islamist terrorist enclave “at the doorstep of France and Europe." If Mali is on France ...
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    • 01.15.2013
      True counter-terrorism must begin by disrupting the ecosystem of extremism in which terror thrives. It means speaking out against incitement and all forms of terrorism, even when it is poli ...
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    • 12.20.2012
      The failure to enforce the arms embargo in Lebanon undermines the basic fabric of security and stability in our region. It could have catastrophic consequences.
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    • 12.19.2012
      Israel today stands with the international community to make a solemn promise. Together we say: freedom is universal. We promise to our children that we will never stand idle when we see ot ...
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    • 12.19.2012
      Among all the pressing issues in the Middle East, what was singled out as the most urgent? Surprise, surprise: early plans to build homes in the Jewish people’s ancient capital of Jerusalem.
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    • 12.18.2012
      Israel is committed to making sure that each and every diamond is certified as “conflict-free” throughout its entire lifecycle – from the mine to the display case.
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    • 12.07.2012
      Regardless of size, every business venture—from a small start-up in the Amazon to the next Amazon.com—must be given the chance to thrive.
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    • 11.29.2012
      Today the Palestinians are turning their back on peace. Don't let history record that today the UN helped them along on their march of folly.
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    • 11.21.2012
      Today, Israel announced a cease-fire, with the goal of restoring calm and stability to the region.
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    • 11.14.2012
      I want to take you from this chamber into the towns and cities of Southern Israel. It is the middle of the night there right now. Parents and their children should be sleeping in their beds ...
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    • 11.12.2012
      In the past two days, Hamas and other terrorists in Gaza have fired more than 150 rockets into our homes, schools, and cities.
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    • 11.08.2012
      Today, Israel leads the way in sustainable energy through innovation and policy. More than a hundred solar companies operate in Israel. Ninety percent of Israeli homes are fitted with solar ...
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    • 11.06.2012
      The report before us today is filled with glaring omissions. It is silent about the repressive Hamas terrorist regime in Gaza – and says nothing about the rockets that this organization con ...
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    • 11.05.2012
      On 2 November 2012, Syrian tanks crossed into the area of separation under the 1974 Separation of Forces agreement between Israel and Syria. Just today, gunfire from the Syrian side of the ...
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    • 11.05.2012
      When it comes to creating work opportunities, Israel understands that entrepreneurship carries tremendous potential.
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    • 11.05.2012
      Over the past 25 years, Israel’s agricultural output has increased sevenfold, with hardly any increase in the amount of water used. Israel has also developed extensive knowledge and experti ...
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    • 10.26.2012
      The Jewish people understand the issues and the terrible consequences of discrimination, racism and xenophobia all too well.
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    • 10.24.2012
      Hamas is determined to murder Israelis and escalate conflict in our already very turbulent region. Let me be clear. If the international community does not send a strong signal today, there ...
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    • 10.18.2012
      Over the past fifteen years, SACH has treated more than 3,000 children from 43 countries, many of whom do not have diplomatic relations with Israel.
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    • 10.17.2012
      In 1958, Golda Meir, Israel's FM, undertook a historic visit to the continent. She sent thousands of Israeli experts of every sort – scientists, doctors, engineers, teachers and irrigation ...
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    • 10.16.2012
      The rap sheets of the passengers on board this ship make clear that they are driven by radical and extremist agendas. Johan Galtung—the leader—was recently suspended from the Swiss World Pe ...
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    • 10.16.2012
      It is time to for the United Nations and all responsible members of the international community to take note: Hezbollah’s continued provocations and military buildup could have devastating ...
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    • 10.16.2012
      Gender equality is a fundamental principle that has long guided the Government of Israel. It is enshrined in our 1948 Declaration of Independence and in the 1951 Equal Rights for Women Law.
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    • 10.15.2012
      I want to make it perfectly clear so that no one in this chamber will say that they did not hear me or did not understand me: Hezbollah’s continued provocation and military buildup could ha ...
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    • 10.10.2012
      The Council has slept through more than 12,000 rocket attacks against Israelis over the past decade.
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    • 10.10.2012
      Israel reiterates its commitment as a signatory to all three international drug control treaties and as a member of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
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    • 10.10.2012
      The medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides taught that we reach the highest level of righteousness when we give someone the means to sustain themselves. This idea is what drives our focus o ...
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    • 10.09.2012
      Last month Israel ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The ratification of the convention is an important step toward realizing the Millennium Development ...
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    • 09.27.2012
      Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations General Assembly: "At this late hour, there is only one way to peacefully prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons - by placing a cl ...
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    • 09.19.2012
      This month, Israel’s children started their school year with the all-too-familiar sounds of exploding rockets. Every morning, the parents of Southern Israel wake up not knowing whether thei ...
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    • 09.11.2012
      Every morning, the children of Southern Israel wake up not knowing whether they will spend the day in a classroom or a bomb shelter. Three families in Netivot are homeless this week, after ...
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    • 09.04.2012
      As Bashar al-Assad was getting ready to graduate from High School, his father massacred tens of thousands in Hama. Years later, the keys to the regimes Presidential Palace and killing machi ...
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    • 08.28.2012
      While Israel's schoolchildren were taking cover in bomb shelters, the UN released yet another biased report about Gaza. Apparently, the roar of rockets flying out of Gaza has not reached th ...
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    • 08.27.2012
      Israel expects all responsible nations to immediately condemn the Iranian campaign of incitement and terrorism. It is time for the world to speak with one voice and act with common purpose ...
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    • 08.23.2012
      Israel has several laws to protect older persons. Israeli laws guarantee free care and protection for older persons. Under the law, reporting is mandatory in instances of elderly abuse.
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    • 08.22.2012
      Adviser Yoni Ish-Hurwitz spoke about Israel's commitment to empower older persons in their communities and to support their families. Yoni highlighted Israel's comprehensive legislation in ...
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    • 08.22.2012
      Israel has in place a number of programs that provide job opportunities for older persons, including competency training and job placement. These programs provide extra income, contribute t ...
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    • 08.20.2012
      Iran - a member state of the United Nations - continues to declare that it seeks the destruction of Israel, another UN Member State.
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    • 08.03.2012
      "We should not pretend that a regime that cuts the throats of children today will not be prepared to gas them tomorrow. Assad must know that he will be held accountable for using these wea ...
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    • 07.25.2012
      "There is a crisis in Gaza – for both Israelis and Palestinians – and it’s called Hamas. The crisis in Gaza is that Hamas attacks the crossings used to transfer humanitarian aid – and then ...
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    • 07.19.2012
      A clear line of terror runs from Argentina to Bulgaria, which begins and ends in Iran.
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    • 06.28.2012
      "One nation stands above all others as an active supporter of terrorism. Iran is the central banker, primary sponsor and chief trainer of terrorists – from Bangkok to Baghdad"
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    • 06.25.2012
      One million Israeli civilians are living under constant rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. The Security Council’s decision to stay mute could have grave consequences.
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    • 06.25.2012
      "Some of the very nations that ruthlessly exploit and target civilians in armed conflict have the audacity to sit in this chamber and speak about their protection. They should find no refug ...
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    • 06.07.2012
      "Today, on behalf of the Israeli People and the Jewish People, I say directly to the Syrian people: we hear your cries. We are horrified by the crimes of the Assad regime. We extend our han ...
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    • 04.25.2012
      "Day after day, trafficked arms explode in our cities. Day after day, our citizens live with the threat of growing terrorist networks – and the states that support them."
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    • 04.23.2012
      There have been more than 172 resolutions exclusively devoted to Palestinian refugees, but not one dedicated to Jewish refugees. The Palestinian refugees have their own UN agency..and their ...
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    • 02.23.2012
      "As a family of nations, we must stand shoulder-to-shoulder to defend each person from sexual violence as if they were members of our own family.
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    • 02.13.2012
      "It is time for the international community to stop standing on the sidelines watching murder after murder. It is time for the voices of the victims to finally unite the voice of the world ...
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    • 02.03.2012
      With his own eyes, the Secretary-General has seen the threats facing one million Israelis this week. He met children from Sha'ar HaNegev whose school bus was struck by a Hamas anti-tank mis ...
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    • 01.24.2012
      "As we gather in this chamber, an alarm bell is ringing. Never has it been so clear that Iran is seeking to build a nuclear weapon"
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    • 12.20.2011
      "Marilyn Monroe famously joked that "diamonds are a girl's best friend". It is the international community’s responsibility to ensure that diamonds are not the best friends of terrorists, w ...
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    • 12.12.2011
      "The Jewish people know well the joys of freedom and the pain of persecution. Today we join hands with the nations of the world to create a permanent memorial at the United Nations to honor ...
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    • 12.12.2011
      "Let us pledge to improve the health of every family, every community, every nation – laying the foundation for a more secure, more prosperous, and more peaceful planet."
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    • 12.08.2011
      "The Millennium Declaration’s message about the importance of international collaboration is more relevant than ever. Global challenges require a global response."
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    • 12.01.2011
      Central to the Jewish tradition is a principle known in Hebrew as Tikkun Olam, which calls on us to mend the world and make it a better place. The diverse support behind this resolution rev ...
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    • 11.29.2011
      On November 29, 1947, the United Nations voted to partition then British-Mandate Palestine into two states: one Jewish, one Arab. Two states for two peoples.
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    • 11.09.2011
      "In Syria, Bashar al-Assad remains the world’s only ophthalmologist dedicated to cutting his people’s vision of hope and freedom. The Syrian people’s cries must not go unheard."
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    • 10.28.2011
      As we begin to observe the Year of Cooperatives, the Government of Israel pledges to join with others around the world to promote the growth of cooperative frameworks.
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    • 10.28.2011
      "In Israel, we take pride in the fact that approximately half of our internationally renowned judiciary is made up of women, including our Supreme Court, which is lead by Justice Dorit Bein ...
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    • 10.24.2011
      "There is the future offered by Iranian and Syrian leaders – a future of more extremism, greater violence and continued hate. Their vision will not liberate human beings, it will enslave th ...
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    • 10.17.2011
      "Israel views sport as essential for the promotion of peace and coexistence in our own state, the Middle East, and the international community."
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    • 10.11.2011
      Israel has focused extensively on education in Africa. In 2010 alone, MASHAV trained more 1200 people from more than 35 African countries, both in Israel and in their own countries.
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    • 09.23.2011
      As the prime minister of Israel, I speak for a hundred generations of Jews who were dispersed throughout the lands, who suffered every evil under the Sun, but who never gave up hope of rest ...
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    • 09.20.2011
      Our common goal of global sustainability can only be accomplished with productive land that is supported by functional biodiversity, a balanced atmosphere and a stable climate.
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    • 09.19.2011
      The Government of Israel has enacted a number of policies to promote awareness about early detection and to find cures to diseases that currently have none.
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    • 08.30.2011
      Lebanon continues to take provocative actions along the Blue Line. On August 1st, a soldier from the Lebanese Armed Forces fired on Israeli Defense Forces situated south of the Blue Line.
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    • 07.28.2011
      Israel remains committed to assisting in the sustained, long-term capacity-building of Haiti.
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    • 07.26.2011
      "Lasting peace must be based on a demilitarized Palestinian state and an emphasis on education that promotes peace instead of hate, tolerance instead of violence, and mutual understanding i ...
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    • 07.25.2011
      Israel, as a member of the NGO Committee, supports the purpose of this body and understands the benefit of increasing the dialogue between civil society and Member States.
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    • 07.20.2011
      Israel continues to work toward achieving our Nation’s target of a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, while serving as a full and active partner in global efforts to address ...
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    • 07.19.2011
      Within three days after the tragic earthquake, Israel rapidly constructed and operated a field hospital in Port-Au-Prince, which treated 1,111 patients, performed 317 surgeries, and deliver ...
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    • 07.12.2011
      The People of Israel recognize the evil that can be carried out when good men and women stand silent. We are a Nation that arose like a phoenix from the ashes of the Holocaust. We bear the ...
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    • 05.12.2011
      We recently launched a major waste revolution in Israel under the motto “From Nuisance to Resource.” Our target is to reach zero landfilling by 2020 while reducing, reusing and recycling waste.
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    • 05.11.2011
      In Israel, the scarcity of water, land and other natural resources has served as an impetus to develop cutting-edge technologies in a wide variety of fields, including water management, sea ...
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    • 02.23.2011
      Hezbollah continues to build up its military capabilities and armaments in southern Lebanon, especially in civilian villages, where it stores weapons in mosques, houses, and schools
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    • 02.09.2011
      Israel has established information and response centers that oversee coordination between different response forces, collect data from the scene, perform risk assessments, and provide vital ...
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    • Jewish people identify with the suffering of the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean, and those who share a burdened history. Because we were born in slavery, we understand the yearning for fr ...
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    • Talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not. Today, we are sending a clear message — we must harness this talent. We must create opportunity. We must propel the global agenda forward.
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    • The provocations on the Israel-Syria border occurred just as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was wrapping up his visit to our region. Israel cannot be expected to stand by as Assad’s reign of ...
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