November 25, 2017

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the Work of the General Assembly

Revitalization of the General Assembly, Fourth thematic debate on the Strengthening of the Institutional Memory of the Office of the President of the General Assembly

UN Headquarters, 7 April 2016

Co-Chairs,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to add the following in its national capacity. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Nicholas Emiliou, 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Agenda item 3: “Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”

United Nations, March 18, 2016

Mr. Chair,

My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and would like to make some additional remarks in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaou at the Security Council open debate – 15 February 2016

The Respect to the Principles and Purposes of the Charter of the United Nations as Key Element for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Thank you Mr. President.

My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to make some remarks in its national capacity. [Read more…]

Video message by President Anastasiades on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Women in ScienceUnited Nations, 11 February 2016

Ladies and gentlemen,

I am greatly honoured to be a part of this high-level Forum on the occasion of the first annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science. [Read more…]

Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

Statement by the Third Committee delegate, Monica Pachoumi, 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development, United Nations, February 4, 2016

Item 3(a) Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

Mr Chair,

My delegation aligns itself with the statement made by the European Union and would like to make some remarks in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

Statement by Ms. Monica Pachoumi – Cultural Property – 9 December 2015

Item 10 – Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin

United Nations General Assembly

Thank you Mr. President.

On behalf of my delegation, I wish to express Cyprus’ appreciation for today’s discussion. My country supports and co-sponsors the resolution proposed under agenda item 10, to be adopted today.  [Read more…]

Statement by Ambassador Emiliou at the open debate of the Security Council

MAINTENANCE OF INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY: SECURITY, DEVELOPMENT AND THE ROOT CAUSES OF CONFLICT

United Nations, 17 November 2015

Mr. President.

At the outset let me express our sincere thanks for convening this open debate on such a timely topic concerning the connection between development, security and the root causes of conflict. Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered on behalf of the EU. These are some additional remarks in my national capacity. [Read more…]

First Committee – Explanation of vote on Resolution L.13/Rev.1 – 6 November 2015

Statement by Mr. Nectarios Soteriou, Attaché

Resolution L.13/Rev.1 “Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

My delegation wishes to clarify that our abstention on resolution L.13/Rev. 1 entitled ‘Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations’ is due to a lack of reference to the need for enlargement of the Conference on Disarmament. Our abstention is in no way related to the establishment of an open-ended working group in Geneva, which is an idea we fully support.

Thank you.

Statement by Ms. Vassiliki Krasa, Attaché, on the Report of the ICJ, 5 November 2015

Report of the International Court of Justice (1 August 2014 – 31 July 2015)

Plenary Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Mr. President,

It is with particular honor and pleasure that the Republic of Cyprus addresses the General Assembly on its consideration of the Report of the International Court of Justice (A/70/4).  [Read more…]

Statement by Ms. Vassiliki Krasa, Attaché, on the Report of the ICC, 5 November 2015

Report of the International Criminal Court (1 August 2014 – 31 July 2015)  

Plenary Session of the United Nations General Assembly

At the outset, we would like to congratulate President Fernández de Gurmendi for her election as President of the Court, and to thank her for her comprehensive presentation of the report, covering the period from 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2015. [Read more…]