Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir

February 20, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Dr. Ben-Meir hosts leaders from around the world in conversations that probe critical global issues and the policies our guests are designing to address them.

Guest: H.E. Ron Prosor, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations


15 Barclay Street, Room 430 (Woolworth Building)


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Ambassador Ron Prosor became Israel’s Permanent Representative to the U.N. in June 2011, bringing to this position over two decades of experience at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously, he served for nearly four years as Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Between 2004 and 2007 Mr. Prosor served as the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, overseeing the work of the Foreign Ministry during the disengagement from Gaza in 2005. His previous overseas service has included roles in Washington, London, and Bonn. Mr. Prosor was instrumental in establishing diplomatic relations behind the Iron Curtain following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. He also was a member of Israel’s delegation to the Wye River Summit talks in 1998. Mr. Prosor served in Washington between 1998 and 2002 as the Minister-Counselor for Political Affairs at the Israeli Embassy, throughout the transition from the Clinton to Bush administrations after the presidential elections of 2000. He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, graduating with distinction.