Delegation of the European Union to Israel

About the EU Delegation to Israel

12/05/2016 - 10:09
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Delegation of the European Union to Israel

The Delegation's role

  • To represent the European Union in Israel and present the EU's positions and interests to the Government of Israel with the overall goal of advancing relations between the EU and Israel.
  • In the political field, to represent the EU’s position with senior Israeli decision makers. Also, to report on political events in Israel to the headquarters of the EU in Brussels.
  • In the economic & trade field, to maintain regular contact with government ministries and economic operators and promote smooth trade links between the EU and Israel.
  • In the field of projects, to coordinate numerous programmes and projects both with Israeli government ministries and with the civil society in Israel.
  • In the field of public diplomacy, to disseminate information and respond to questions on the EU and on EU-Israel relations.
  • In the field of research and innovation to help implement the EU-Israel agreements and promote cooperation between Israeli and European organizations. 

Welcome to the website of the Delegation of the European Union to the State of Israel.

Since the opening of the Delegation in 1981, the relationship between the European Union and Israel has expanded significantly, making it one of the most wide-ranging and deepest relationships that the EU enjoys with any third country in the world.

This website provides news on developments in EU-Israel relations and on what we at the EU Delegation to Israel are doing to nurture and expand these relations even further.  It also serves as a gateway for up-to-date and reliable information on the EU, its policies and institutions.

Whether you are looking for the latest EU news, accessing information on EU-Israel relations, seeking information on project funding or are interested in travel and study in the EU, I am confident that you will find this website of interest.

Enjoy exploring our website and do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or comments.

Dimiter Tzantchev

Head of Delegation


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+972 (0)3 6037799

+972 (0)3 6000900

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