January 28, 2015

Statement by Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis – January 22, 2015

69th Session of the General Assembly

Informal Meeting on the Concerns of a Rise in Anti-Semitic Violence Worldwide

Mr. Chairman,

The Republic of Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and would like to make some additional remarks in its national capacity.  We would like, in our turn, to thank the President of the General Assembly for acceding to the EU request to hold a special meeting on the issue of the rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide.  [Read more...]

Security Council Panel Discussion

Inclusive Development for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Statement by the Permanent Representative Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

January 19, 2015

Thank you Madam President.

I am honored to address the Security Council on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus on this very pertinent and timely topic.  We commend and thank Chile for convening this important debate on inclusive development and its interaction with the maintenance of international peace and security. Cyprus has aligned itself with the statement delivered on behalf of the EU and I would like to make some additional remarks in my national capacity. [Read more...]

General Debate Statement Delivered by Permanent Representative Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

13th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute

11 December 2014

Mr. President, Members of the Assembly, Distinguished Delegates, Officials of the Court, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Cyprus fully aligns itself with the statement delivered on behalf of the European Union and its Member States. [Read more...]

Explanation of Vote after the adoption of resolution A/69/L.11/Rev.1

Statement by Mr. Nectarios Soteriou, Attaché

Agenda item 123 (k): Cooperation between the United Nations and the Economic Cooperation Organization

10 Deember 2014

Mr. President,

Thank you for giving me the floor. In relation to the resolution A/69/L.11/Rev.1 entitled “Cooperation between the United Nations and the Economic Cooperation Organization” just adopted, my delegation wishes to state for the record that Cyprus disassociates itself from the consensus on that resolution for the following reasons:  [Read more...]

Statement by Mr. Nicholas Emiliou at the 69th Session of the General Assembly, 9 December 2014

Oceans and the law of the sea and Sustainable fisheries

[agenda item 74 (a) and (b)]

Mr Chairman,

The Republic of Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and would like to make some additional remarks in its national capacity. Before proceeding to doing so, my delegation extends its gratitude to Trinidad and Tobacco and New Zealand for the successful conclusion of negotiations of the two draft resolutions, which as every year, it proudly co-sponsors. [Read more...]

Προτομή Κώστα Μόντη στο Πανεπιστήμιο Columbia της Νέας Υόρκης, 19 Νοεμβρίου 2014

Πραγματοποιήθηκε την Τετάρτη, 19 Νοεμβρίου, στο Πανεπιστήμιο Columbia της Νέας Υόρκης, εκδήλωση μνήμης προς τιμή του μεγάλου Κύπριου ποιητή Κώστα Μόντη. Στην εκδήλωση, η οποία έγινε με πρωτοβουλία του Κοινωφελούς, Επιστημονικού και Πολιτιστικού Ιδρύματος της Κύπρου «Φώτος Φωτιάδης» [Read more...]

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...]

Παρουσίαση “The Frescoes of Asinou” – 13 Νοεμβρίου 2014

Πραγματοποιήθηκε την Πέμπτη, 13 Νοεμβρίου, το βράδι, στο Σπίτι της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη η εκδήλωση “The Frescoes of Asinou, Cyprus: A Small Paradise in Time” η οποία τελούσε υπό την αιγίδα του Γενικού Προξενείου της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη και του Κυπρο-Αμερικανικού Αρχαιολογικού Ινστιτούτου Ερευνών [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...]