Meir Itzchaki is a senior diplomat in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He currently serves as Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel, Canberra.
Following a career including serving as an officer in the Israel Defence Forces, Meir joined the Diplomatic Corps in 1994 after graduating from the Hebrew University where he attained a bachelors degree in History and Middle Eastern Studies
Since then, he has served with distinction in posts around the world from Africa to Europe. Meir’s particular expertise has focused on international treaties and international organizations, having played key roles in multilateral negotiations and the development of global arms control disarmament and non-proliferation mechanisms.
Now posted to Australia, Meir holds a number of qualifications and is shortly due to receive his Masters in International Law from London University.