July 31, 2015

Financing for Development – Addis Ababa , 13-16 July 2015

3rd International Conference on Financing for Development

Statement by the Head of Delegation, Minister Anrdreas D. Mavroyiannis

Addis Ababa, 16 July 2015

Mr. President,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the EU.

In less than two months, world leaders will gather in New York to agree on a single development agenda that must be truly universal and transformative; a rights-based agenda that leaves no one behind. [Read more…]

Statement by the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Nicos Kouyialis



High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of ECOSOC

“Strengthening integration, implementation and review – the HLPF after 2015

United Nations, 7 July 2015

Mr. President,

The year 2015 is crucial for the international community. In September at a Leaders’ Summit in New York, a new development agenda including global sustainable development goals will be adopted. This is a universal agenda for all nations, [Read more…]

Statement by Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou – Climate Change

High-level Event on Climate ChangeClimateChangeUN

United Nation, 30 June 2015

Madame Vice-President,

First, I would like to express our gratitude to the President of the General Assembly for convening this High Level Event on such an important topic. The meeting could not have been timelier, as 2015 is a crucial year for people and the planet as a whole. [Read more…]

Statement the Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – Rights of Persons with Disabilities

8th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

New York, 10 June 2015

Thank you Mr President.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement (to be) delivered by the representative of the European Union.

Cyprus ratified the Convention in 2011 and submitted its first report on its implementation in 2013. Currently, various policies are being developed by the focal point, the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, following consultations with relevant stakeholders, including the civil society. I would like to stress that consultation with organisations [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Nicholas Emiliou – Security Council – Protection of Journalists

Open debate of the Security Council on “The protection of journalists in conflict situations” in connection with the agenda item “Protection of civilians in armed conflict”

United Nations, May 27, 2015

We wish to thank the Lithuanian Presidency for convening this important and timely debate and congratulate it [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Andreas D. Mavroyiannis – Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

General Debate – 9th Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

United Nations, 28 April 2015

Madame President, my statement complements that of the European Union to which Cyprus fully subscribes. 

At the outset, allow me to add my delegation’s congratulations on your appointment as Chair of the 9th NPT Review Conference [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Andreas D. Mavroyiannis – Revitalization of the GA

Revitalization of the General Assembly, third thematic debate on the selection and appointment of the Secretary General and other executive heads

Trusteeship Council, 27 April 2015

Thank you Co-Chairs and, at the outset, let me commend the way in which you have conducted our deliberations on this important issue thus far.  [Read more…]

Εκδήλωση “The Emergence of Greek-Cypriot-Israeli Cooperation”

HALC (1)Πραγματοποιήθηκε με μεγάλη επιτυχία την Τετάρτη, 22 Απριλίου, στο Κυπριακό Σπίτι στη Νέα Υόρκη, εκδήλωση-συζήτηση με θέμα “The Emergence of Greek-Cypriot-Israeli Cooperation” (Η εμφάνιση της συνεργασίας Ελλάδας-Κύπρου-Ισραήλ) [Read more…]

Ομιλία καθηγητή Αριστοτέλη Κωνσταντινίδη – Columbia Law School – Νέα Υόρκη

Πραγματοποιήθηκε την Τρίτη, 14 Απριλίου, στο Columbia Law School στη Νέα Υόρκη, η ομιλία του επίκουρου καθηγητή Διεθνούς Δικαίου και Δικαίου Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου κ. Αριστοτέλη Κωνσταντινίδη [Read more…]

44ο ετήσιο συνέδριο της Κυπριακής Ομοσπονδίας Αμερικής – Νέα Υόρκη

Το Σάββατο 28 Μαρτίου, πραγματοποιήθηκε στη Νέα Υόρκη το 44ο ετήσιο συνέδριο της Κυπριακής Ομοσπονδίας Αμερικής, στη διάρκεια του οποίου έγινε αποτίμηση του έργου της Ομοσπονδίας και των σωματείων της για το χρόνο που πέρασε και λήφθηκαν αποφάσεις σε ότι αφορά τη δράση της στο νέο έτος. [Read more…]