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Industry, Trade and Labor Division

Israel's Permanent Mission to the OECD

About Us

Israel’s Permanent Mission to the OECD  handles issues related to the fields of industry, trade and employment. The Israeli delegation to the OECD is composed of representatives from the Ministries of Economy, Foreign Affairs, and Finance.


Trade, Industry and Labor Affairs Division

Our Division provides policy analysis and information to the headquarters at the Capital, based on the work of the OECD…

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Our Staff

Mrs. Lena Zieger

Economic Attaché- Head of the Industry Trade and Labor Affairs Division.

Lena Zieger began working at the Ministry of economy and industry at the chief scientist division and in 2009 joined the Foreign Trade Administration as director for multinational trade agreements….

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Mr. Shai Somek

Adviser for Labour, Innovation and Local Economic Development and Director for Media and Content

Shai holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and is a graduate of the international exchange program of the Sciences Po University in Paris…

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Dr. Laura Braun

Adviser for Water, SMEs and Product Safety

Laura is the latest addition to our delegation and her areas of responsibility include water governance (Israel is a world leader in water regulation, technology and infrastructure), management of small and medium enterprises which constitute the backbone of Israel’s economy, consumer policy and creation of global safety standards…

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Ministry of Economy

The Ministry is the leading economic Ministry in Israel promoting inclusive growth for the Israeli markets and society…

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Foreign Trade Administration

The Israeli Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, is responsible for managing and directing the international trade policy of the State of Israel…

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Israel &The OECD

On September 7th 2010, Israel completed its accession process and became the 33rd member country of the organization. Like all members of the Organization, Israel is represented at the OECD by both a Permanent Mission and visiting delegates…

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