(IsraelNN.com) The Foreign Ministry is scheduled to hold its first-ever Heads of Mission Conference from Sunday to Thursday. At the conference, Israel’s ambassadors and consuls general serving throughout the world will discuss action plans to deal with the challenges facing the country in the international arena in the coming year, including the Iranian threat. A major part of the conference will be devoted to examining Israel’s integration and potential contribution to items on the world agenda such as the environment, renewable energy, water and sewage treatment, and new technologies.
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is scheduled to kick off the conference with an address on Sunday. On Monday, 28 December, the Heads of Missions will be guests of President Shimon Peres at the President’s Residence. Foreign Minister Liberman will open the conference.