October 24, 2014

Cyprus Offers Financial Aid to Afghanistan

On Monday December 16th, the Cyprus Government provided the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with financial aid to the tune of 80.000 US dollars in an effort to support a special committee, formed to draft a new constitution for Afghanistan. [Read more...]

Lecture on Cyprus After Copenhagen

The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce, The international Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus and the Cyprus Federation of America organized on Monday the 16th of December, a lecture on the topic of “Cyprus After Copenhagen”. [Read more...]

The UN Secretary General Submits Plan for a Comprehensive Solution to the Cyprus Problem

The Secretary-General conveyed today to Mr. Clerides, the Greek Cypriot leader, and to Mr. Rauf Denktash, the Turkish Cypriot leader, a document providing a basis for agreement on a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem. [Read more...]

Cyprus Offers Economic Assistance to Timor-Leste

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Sotos Zackheos, donated earlier today a check of $10000 to the Permanent Representative of Timor-Leste, Ambassador Jose Louis Guterres, as an expression of the unwavering support of the Government of Cyprus in light of the recent acceptance of Timor-Leste as a member state of the united Nations organization. [Read more...]

28th Tragic Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion and Occupation of Cyprus

July 20th, 2002 will mark twenty-eight years since the Turkish invasion of the Republic of Cyprus and the subsequent occupation of almost 40% of its territory. [Read more...]

General Affairs Council of the E.U. Conclusions on the Middle East

The Council welcomes the end of the “Church of the Nativity” in Bethlehem crisis, calls on all sides to respect religious and cultural monuments of the region and reiterates its gratitude to the Government of the Republic of Cyprus for its valuable assistance to the E.U. governments in provisionally accepting the 13 Palestinians on its territory. [Read more...]

Statement by Cyprus Foreign Minister to International Meeting in Support of Middle East Peace Process

Addressing the two-day international meeting, convened by the UN Palestinian Rights Committe, in Nicosia, Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides said the most important lesson that could be drawn from the recent upsurge of violence was the impact of security concerns on the peace process, [Read more...]

Statement by the Foreign Minister on the Establishment of a Permanent International Criminal Court

The Statement of a permanent International Criminal Court and the early entry into force of the Rome Statute of the ICC have been issues of great importance for the Republic of Cyprus and part of a long-held policy. [Read more...]

Cyprus House Expresses Solidarity With Palestinians

A plenary session of the Cyprus House of Representatives on April 4, 2002, unanimously approved a resolution condemning the actions of Israel and “the genocide carried out by the Sharon government against the Palestinian people”. [Read more...]

Cyprus Ratifies Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Cyprus has become the 55th country to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The Statute is now five ratifications short of the 60 needed for its entry into force. [Read more...]