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Meet the Ambassador of the State of Israel to Austria: H.E. Ms. Talya Lador-Fresher

Published: January 30, 2019; 13:00 · (Vindobona)

Ambassador Talya Lador-Fresher has been Ambassador of the State of Israel in Austria since 2015 and is Israel's permanent representative at the International Organizations in Vienna. She once told "The Diplomatic Club", that "It is hard to be a diplomat, it is harder to be an Israeli diplomat and even harder to be an Israeli woman diplomat."

Ambassador of the State of Israel to Austria: H.E. Ms. Talya Lador-Fresher / Picture: © Botschaft des Staates Israel / S. Nuechtern

Talya Lador-Fresher completed her military service for the State of Israel in the intelligence sector from 1981 to 1983.

She studied business administration and political science at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987.

She joined the diplomatic service of her country in 1989.

From 1991 to 1993 she worked at the Israeli Embassy in Jamaica.

She then worked at the Consulate General in New York until 1997.

She then spent three years at the Foreign Ministry and three years at the Presidential Chancellery dealing with global Jewish affairs.

From 2006 to 2010, she served as Plenipotentiary Envoy to the London Embassy. From 2010 to 2015, she headed the Protocol Department of the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

On 6 December 2015 she took over the Ambassador's agenda in Vienna and since then has also represented her country as permanent representative to the international organisations in Vienna (UNIDO and OSCE).

Curriculum Vitae:


Date of Birth: 1962
Military Service: Intelligence: 1981 - 1983
Education:
1984 - 1987 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration and Political ScienceHebrew University, Jerusalem
Career History:
1989-1991 Diplomatic Cadet, Foreign Ministry of the State of Israel
1991-1993 Second Secretary, Embassy of the State of Israel in Kingston, Jamaica
1993-1997 Consul for Information Affairs, Consulate General of the State of Israel in New York, United States of America
1997-2000 Deputy Director, Department of Global Jewish Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel
2000-2003 Advisor to the President on Global Jewish Affairs, Office of the President of the State of Israel
2003-2006 Director, European Section of the Economic Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel
2006-2010
Plenipotentiary envoys, Embassy of the State of Israel in London, Great Britain
2010-2015 Head of the Protocol and Head of the Department of Protocol and State Visits, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel
From 2016 Ambassador of the State of Israel to Austria
Languages: Hebrew, English, German
Family Status: Married; Two children.

Source: Israelische Botschaft in Österreich

https://embassies.gov.il/vienna/AboutTheEmbassy/Pages/Die%20Botschafterin.aspx