October 31, 2014

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Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security “Displaced Women and Girls: Leaders and Survivors”


Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou

October 28, 2014

Thank you Madame President.

I am honored to address the Security Council on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus on the important topic and we wish to warmly congratulate you for this initiative.

Cyprus has direct experience in this regard with the role of women in the context of the peacekeeping force present in our country – UNFICYP – and through the role of women in the struggle for the liberation and reunification of our country, to which I will refer below.  [Read more]


The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, sent a letter dated 6 October 2014 to the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, regarding the Turkish provocations in the Republic of Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and their repercussions on the talks to find a solution to the Cyprus problem

The letter was circulated yesterday as a document of the UN General Assembly, under agenda item 74, and of the Security Council [Read letter]


President Anastasiades Addressed the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

New York, 26 September 2014

Anastasiades 25.9.14Mr. President,

I wish to congratulate you on your election as President of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly and convey my Government’s full support in the exercise of Your high duties, with the shared goal of promoting UN principles in a period of great uncertainty and instability. [Read more....]


Internship opportunities at the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN, New York  [Read more...]