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Former U.S. Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro on U.S. Efforts to Counter Anti-Israeli Sentiment in the International Community, S. Daniel Abram Center

Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for the invitation and opportunity to speak here at the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Strategic Dialogue at the Netanya Academic College.  Thank you, Dr. Barry Feinstein, MK Nachman Shai, Ambassador Gabi Shalev, and Professor Arye Naor.  It’s an honor to speak with representatives of an organization that continues ...
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Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro Opening Plenary Session Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency

I’d like to start by thanking Jim Tisch and your legendary chairman, Natan Sharansky, for the generous invitation to speak with you today.  I am particularly honored because I am very familiar with the 80-year history of the Jewish Agency and its deep roots in both the founding and strengthening of the State of Israel ...
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Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro Remarks to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Well thank you, that was an overly kind introduction, but much appreciated. It’s an honor and a pleasure to be with this audience, which does really feel like family. I had the deep honor of being with you in New York, shortly before my family and I made the journey out here last summer. And ...
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Statement on the Final Human Rights Assessment of the Events of 19 December 2010 in Minsk, Belarus

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 9, 2012 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States remains deeply concerned about serious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Belarus. I would like to bring to the Permanent Council’s attention the Final Human Rights Assessment of the Events of 19 ...
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Statement on the United States Becoming an Observer to the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005 – 2015

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 9, 2012 Thank you Mr. Chairman, The United States is very pleased to report to the Permanent Council that on Sunday, February 5, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced in Sofia, Bulgaria that the United States is joining the Decade of Roma Inclusion ...
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