The International Diplomacy Initiative (IDI) is an independent, international, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing diplomacy throughout the world.

Engaging students and practitioners with real-world diplomatic experience through lectures and other events. Founded in Israel, IDI seeks to provide the next-generation of diplomats with the skills needed to enact global change.
The Initiative cooperates with embassies, multilateral organizations, NGOs, and more to engage young people in Israel and around the world.

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Tal Zelinger, President of the IDI


The principles of the IDI 


We believe:

* In the global world while respecting the sovereignty of every country\state (recognized by UN), their cultures, traditions, and beliefs.

* In human equality regardless of gender, nationality, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual identity, or other characteristics. 

* In freedom of speech and exchange of ideas.


We condemn:

*Radical political (both far-right and far-left ideologies) and radical religious ideologies.

*Anti-Semitism (IDI support IHRA definition of Anti-Semitism), Islamophobia, Xenophobia, and discrimination against or targeting of certain group of people.

*The "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)" movement or a any similar movements who wish the harm and/or boycott a member state of the UN.