August 30, 2015

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Establishment of diplomatic relations between Cyprus and Palau

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The Republic of Cyprus and the Republic of Palau have officially established diplomatic relations on 10 August 2015. The Protocol for the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations was signed by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou and the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Palau to the United Nations, Ambassador Caleb Otto.

The two countries cooperate within the framework of international organizations. The establishment of diplomatic relations will promote further the traditionally friendly relations between the two countries.


Security Council’s Open Debate on “Peace and security challenges facing small island developing States”

Statement delivered by Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

United Nations, 30 July 2015

Mr. President,

Let me begin by congratulating you and the New Zealand delegation for successfully accomplishing this month’s presidency of the Security Council, and for convening this Open Debate on the peace and security challenges faced by Small Island Developing States. This meeting could not have been more timely as we approach the first anniversary of the adoption of S.A.M.O.A. Pathway, a blueprint for sustainable development for SIDS, while in September a historic summit will take place at the UN [….read more]


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