The Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy strives to revolutionize Israel's foreign policy while strengthening the international image of the Jewish state. Together with the Samson Chair for Public Diplomacy in Israel, we are forging an enterprising agenda to reinvigorate Israel’s diplomatic influence.


Seventy years after its creation, the State of Israel continues to confront unrelenting threats to its security, its economy, its legitimacy and its existence.   Every day, it must defend its citizens from terrorist organizations, its economy from global boycott movements, and its legitimacy from biased international organizations. The Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy and the Samson Chair for Public Diplomacy in Israel are taking the lead in developing thoughtful, and innovative strategies for countering these challenges.


Our work to advance Israel's international diplomacy and bring about durable solutions occurs through three main channels:  the Diplomatic Counter-Terrorism Desk, the Diplomacy 2030 Desk, and the Academic Desk.