December 16, 2017

Statement by Mr. Michael Mavros, First Secretary, 4th Committee, Item 56

Item 56 – Comprehensive Review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects (A/70/95) and (A/70/357)

United Nations, November 5, 2015 

Thank you Mr. Chair,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add the following in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

First Committee – Explanation of Vote on Resolution L.49/Rev.1 – 4 November 2015

Statement by Mr. Nectarios Soteriou

Resolution L.49/Rev.1  “Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions”

Firstly, I would like to add my voice to those of delegations which have expressed their deepest condolences to the Russian Federation for the recent tragic airplane crash. [Read more…]

Statement by Third Committee delegate Ms. Pachoumi on Human Rights – 30 October 2015

IMG_20151030_124352242United Nations General Assembly- 70th Session

Third Committee

Item 72(b): Protection and Promotion of Human Rights – Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Thank you Mr. Chair.

As this is the first time my delegation takes the floor, allow me to extend our congratulations to you and the members of the bureau.  [Read more…]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – Open debate – Women

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

United Nations, 13 October 2015

Mr. President,

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

UN SC resolution 1325 and its follow-up resolutions have been instrumental in promoting the Women, Peace and Security [Read more…]

Statement by Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – UN General Assembly – Strengthening of the UN

70th Session of the United Nations General Assemblly

Agenda Item 122 – Strengthening of the United Nations

UN Headquarters, 12 October 2015

Thank you Mr. President,

Let me at the outset thank you for organizing this meeting.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add the following in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

Statement by President Anastasiades – 70th Session of the UN General Assembly

United Nations Headquarters, 29 September 2015Anastasiades 25.9.14

Mr. President,

I wish to congratulate you on your election as President of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly and I would like to convey my Government’s full support in the exercise of Your duties.  [Read more…]

Statement by President Anastasiades – Gender Equality

GLOBAL LEADERS MEETING on Achieving Gender Equality and Women’s empowerment, co-hosted by President of China and UN Secretary-General

United Nations Headquarters, 27 September 2015

Mr. Chair,

Dear colleagues,

Ladies and Gentlemen 

It is an honour for me to participate in this august forum. I wish to thank the President of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping and the Secretary- General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, for this timely initiative. [Read more…]

Address by President Anastasiades – UN summit – post-2015 development agenda

United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda (25-27 September 2015)

26 September 2015

Dear Chairman,

Dear Colleagues,

Dear Friends,

Today the world opens a new chapter in history. A chapter of hope and optimism for people and the planet. For a future where democratic values, respect for human rights, rule of law and the environment will be central principles in our path to sustainable development. [Read more…]