"Israel at the United Nations" subject of talk by Shalev, Amb. of Israel to the UN, March 23
Ambassador Gabriela Shalev, Ambassador of Israel to the UN, will present a public talk titled, "Israel at the United Nations" at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.
Ambassador Gabriela Shalev, Ambassador of Israel to the UN, will present a public talk titled, “Israel at the United Nations” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.
Ambassador Gabriela Shalev is Israel’s fourteenth Permanent Representative to the United Nations. She began her tenure on 3 September 2008, as the first woman appointed to this post.
Ambassador Shalev previously served as President of the Academic Council and Rector of Ono Academic College in Israel. Until her early retirement in 2002, she was a full professor of contract law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has taught contract law and comparative law in universities across the United States, Europe, and Canada. She is a leading expert in Israel in the fields of contract law and procurement contracts.
Shalev has provided legal advice and wrote legal opinions for public institutions, arbitrators, and lawyers, in Israel and around the world. She was the Chief Legal Editor of the Judgments of the Supreme Court of Israel and legal editor of the Hebrew Encyclopedia. She has been awarded numerous awards for academic legal research, including the Sussman Prize for Law (1989), the Zeltner Prize for Law (1991), and the Israel Bar Association prize (2003).
Ambassador Shalev has written nine books and over one hundred articles in Hebrew and in English, mostly on contract law. She recently published her latest book “Contract Law – General Part, Towards Codification of the Civil Law,” which is an updated version of her works on contract law in Israel.
This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Program in Law and Public Affairs. It is free and open to the public.