July 27, 2016

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Humanitarian Affairs Segment of ECOSOC

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative, Mr. Menelaos Menelaou

Humanitarian Affairs Segment of ECOSOC, New York, 29 June 2016

Thank you Mr. Chair.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add some remarks in its national capacity.

The World Humanitarian Summit last month has been of great importance. As humanitarian crises around the world continue to persist and grow, it is imperative that we collectively commit to facing these challenges and reform humanitarian policies guided the lessons learnt from past and present practice. It is crucial that there is more connection between humanitarian and development policies, in order to safeguard the longer-term well-being of communities in need of humanitarian assistance. …..more

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Statement by the Third Committee Delegate, Ms. Monica Pachoumi

Implementing the Agenda 2030 for all persons with disabilities: Leaving no one behind, United Nations, 15 June 2016

Thank you Mr. President.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union.

Cyprus has made significant progress since ratifying the CRPD in 2011 and continues to do so.

Our responsible authority, the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, together with a network of 80 Contact Points at co-responsible authorities, is in charge of implementing the ministry’s 2016-2018 strategic plan on disabilities.  …..more

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 The University of Cyprus MBA Program will offer 6 (six) scholarships to Cypriots residing overseas who will be admitted to the Program in September 2016. Tuition fees are currently 10,250 Euros. The scholarships offered to Cypriot citizens living abroad are:

  • 6  50% scholarships up to €5.125

More info……

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