About Ambassador Ron Prosor
- Ambassador Ron Prosor updates audiences on the Middle East, Israel’s foreign policy and its enduring but sometimes volatile relationship with the U.S.
- With Israeli pride, he speaks of the country’s transformation from the agricultural “Jaffa Oranges Nation” to the high-tech “Start-up Nation” and the “secret ingredients” that enabled this remarkable revolution of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Ambassador Ron Prosor served as Israel’s 16th Permanent Representative to the United Nations from June 2011 to October 2015. During his tenure, he was elected to the position of Vice President of the UN’s 67th General Assembly.
With over two decades of experience in Foreign Service, Mr. Prosor has carved out an international reputation as one of Israel’s most distinguished diplomats. Prior to his position at the UN, he served for nearly four years as Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, where he earned plaudits for his articulate and forthright defense of Israel. Prosor served as the Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the challenging times of the Israeli disengagement from Gaza and the Second Lebanon war.
A prolific writer and commentator, Mr. Prosor’s op-eds have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Ha’aretz, and The Jerusalem Post. Mr. Prosor has also made regular appearances in international media outlets including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, BBC and others.