November 22, 2014

European Parliament condemned Turkey’s provocative actions within Cyprus’ EEC (2014/2921 (RSP))

13 November 2014

The European Parliament,

– having regard to its resolution of 12 March 2014 on the 2013 progress report on Turkey ,

– having regard to the General Affairs Council conclusions of 17 December 2013, [Read more...]

Egypt – Greece – Cyprus Trilateral Summit Cairo Declaration

 Sunday, 9 November 2014

We, Abdel-Fattah El Sisi, the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Nikos Anastasiades, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, and Antonis Samaras, the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, cognizant of the immense challenges to the stability, security and prosperity of the Eastern Mediterranean and of the need for a concerted and collective response, have met in Cairo, Egypt, on November 8th, 2014, to effectively tackle these challenges to nurture our tripartite cooperation ever stronger  for the years to come, building on the significant progress achieved so far.  [Read more...]

Statement by Third Committee delegate, Monika Pachoumi – 30 October, 2014

United Nations General Assembly – 69th Session

Third Committee 

Item 68(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 Madam Chair.

As this is the first time my delegation takes the floor, allow me to congratulate yourself and the members of the bureau, for your election and for the excellent work carried out thus far.  [Read more...]

Statement of the Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou

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

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. [Read more...]

Διάλεξη καθηγητή Πουργούρη «Οδυσσέας Ελύτης και η Κύπρος» – 21 Οκτωβρίου 2014

Μεγάλη επιτυχία σημείωσε την Τρίτη το βράδι, 21 Οκτωβρίου, στο Κυπριακό Σπίτι στη Νέα Υόρκη, η παρουσίαση της διάλεξης «Οδυσσέας Ελύτης και η Κύπρος» από τον Επίκουρο καθηγητή στο Τμήμα Βυζαντινών και Νεοελληνικών Σπουδών του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου, Μαρίνο Πουργούρη. Η διάλεξη τελούσε υπό την αιγίδα του Γενικού Πρόξενου της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη, του Συμβουλίου Ελληνοαμερικανικής Ηγεσίας (HALC), της Κυπριακής Ομοσπονδίας Αμερικής, της Παγκύπριας Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής Κυπριακού Αγώνα, και της Έδρας Νεοελληνικών Σπουδών «Οδυσσέας Ελύτης» του Πανεπιστημίου Rutgers στο New Jersey. [Read more...]

Έκθεση Μεταξοτυπίας του καλλιτέχνη Χαμπή Τσαγγάρη – 8 Οκτωβρίου 2014

Πραγματοποιήθηκε χθες, Τετάρτη 8 Οκτωβρίου, στο Σπίτι της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη, έκθεση μεταξοτυπίας του Κύπριου καλλιτέχνη Χαμπή Τσαγγάρη. Η έκθεση τελούσε υπό την αιγίδα του Γενικού Πρόξενου της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη, του Ωνάσειου Πολιτιστικού Κέντρου, της Κυπριακής Ομοσπονδίας Αμερικής, της Παγκύπριας Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής Κυπριακού Αγώνα, του Παμπάφιου και του Συνδέσμου Νέων Κύπριων Επαγγελματίων του Κυπριοαμερικανικού Εμπορικού Επιμελητηρίου. [Read more...]

Unanimous Resolution of the House of Representatives to the Turkish Provocations – 9 October 2014

RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus,

Following with deep concern the recent illegal and provocative actions of Turkey within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus and particularly Turkey’s announcement of the transfer of a platform within the Cyprus EEZ and the reservation of areas for seismic survey, as from 20 October 2014, including blocks where drilling has already begun by companies authorized by the Republic of Cyprus, [Read more...]

Press Conference by President Anastasiades at the UN Headquarters – Q&A

UN Headquarters – September 26, 2014 

Question:  I have a bit of a déjà vu feeling, because I remember last negotiations with Turkey and Greece and northern Cyprus many, many years ago when I believe you were very close and it was then blocked. Are you any closer this time? Do you foresee a successful negotiation that would reunite the north? [Read more...]

Statement by H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, 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...]

Joint Communiqué between Cyprus and Egypt – New York, 23 September 2014

Joint Communiqué

The President of the Republic of Cyprus H.E. Mr. Nikos Anastasiades and the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, held a meeting today 23 September 2014 in New York.

The two Presidents discussed issues of mutual interested, including the political transition in Egypt, the negotiations on the Cyprus Problem, the recent developments in the Middle East (Syria, Iraq, Libya, Gaza) and their impact on regional security and economy. [Read more...]