Gil Lainer, Consul for Public Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York
2:00 p.m. | E. H. Butler Library 210 | Permalink
The President's Office welcomes Gil Lainer, consul for public affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, on Thursday, October 17, for a presentation at 2:00 p.m. in E. H. Butler Library 210. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students who are interested in exploring research, exchange, and study-abroad opportunities in Israel.
If you are interested in attending, R.S.V.P. to Michelle Eisenstein, coordinator of services in the International and Exchange Programs Office, ext. 3896, by Tuesday, October 15.
Prior to his arrival in New York, Lainer was a counselor in the Bureau for Middle East Economy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, where he worked to establish Israel’s current policy on humanitarian aid and projects in the Gaza Strip under the direction of the MFA director general. He also served as MFA liaison to the IDF in coordinating and implementing this revised policy.
In 1998, after joining the ministry and while still a diplomatic cadet, he was posted to the Israeli Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, as second secretary and later deputy chief of mission and chargé d'affaires. He was then appointed to the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco as deputy consul general to the Pacific Northwest. In this position he dealt extensively with media relations and public diplomacy. [more…]
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