September 23, 2018

President of the General Assembly honoring Permanent Representatives to the UN

United Nations, 4 September 2018honoring-amb-korneliou

The President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, hosted a reception on Tuesday, September 4th, honoring the Permanent Representatives at the United Nations who co-facilitated or co-chaired various groups during this session of the General Assembly. [Read more…]

The Permanent Missions of Cyprus and Italy, founded the “Group of Friends for the Mediterranean Diet”


New York, 28 June 2018meddiet-1-3-1

In 2013, UNESCO added the Mediterranean diet to the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, as it “involves a set of skills, knowledge, rituals, symbols and traditions concerning crops, harvesting, fishing, animal husbandry, conservation, [Read more…]

Lecture on the “Cultural Diplomacy from the Trenches: An Archaeologists View

yeronisos-1United Nations, 30 January 2018

The Women’s International Forum (WIF) in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations organised today, January 30, a lecture with the Archaeologist and Professor Joan Breton Connelly on the “Cultural Diplomacy from the Trenches: An Archaeologist’s View.” The lecture was well attended by Permanent Representatives of UN Member States, different delegations and WIF members.  [Read more…]