June 22, 2018

Statement by Mr. Menelaou – Security Council Open Debate – 17 May 2018

 Security Council Open Debate on Upholding International Law within the Context of the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

United Nations, New York, 17 May 2018

On the outset, I would like to commend the Polish Presidency for convening this timely open debate on upholding international law within the context of maintenance of peace and security. Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union, and wishes to deliver some additional remarks in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Korneliou, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Peace, 25 April 2018

peacebuilding-1HIGH-LEVEL MEETING on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace 

United Nations, New York, 24-25 April 2018

Mr. President,

At the outset, let me congratulate you for organizing this important and timely High-level event and commend you for your copious efforts in this regard. We hope that this event will prove to be instrumental in garnering support for the new UN approach on peacebuilding and sustaining peace. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Korneliou – Open Debate of SC – Peacekeeping Operations, 28 March 2018

Security Council Open Debate on “Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations”

United Nations, New York, 28 March 2018

Mr. President,

At the outset let me congratulate you for organizing this timely debate and commend you for your initiative to organize this debate. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Korneliou – International Decade for Action Water – 23 March 2018

kornelios2-23-3-18International Decade for Action Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028, 22 March 2018, UN General Assembly

United Nations Headquarters, 23 March 2018

 Mr. President,

Allow me first to congratulate you for the High-level event taking place on such an important day, The World Water Day. [Read more…]

Κυπριακές Προεδρικές Εκλογές 2018

Κυπριακές Προεδρικές Εκλογές 2018

Πληροφορείστε ότι οι Κυπριακές Προεδρικές εκλογές θα διεξαχθούν την Κυριακή, 28 Ιανουαρίου 2018, και σε περίπτωση επαναληπτικής εκλογής, την αμέσως επόμενη Κυριακή, 4 Φεβρουαρίου 2018.

Για τις αναφερόμενες ημερομηνίες θα λειτουργήσει εκλογικό κέντρο στο Γενικό Προξενείο της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη (13 East 40th Street, New York).

Οι ώρες λειτουργίας του θα είναι από τις 7:00 π.μ. μέχρι 11:00 π.μ. και μπορούν να ψηφίσουν όσοι είναι κάτοχοι εκλογικού βιβλιαρίου και έχουν συμπληρώσει τη δήλωση για άσκηση του εκλογικού τους δικαιώματος στη Νέα Υόρκη.

Περισσότερες πληροφορίες μπορείτε να βρείτε στην ιστοσελίδα http://www.moi.gov.cy/moi/moi.nsf/page16_gr/page16_gr…

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Statement by Amb. Korneliou – States Parties of the ICC – 7 December 2017

General Debate of the 16th Session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (4 – 14 December 2017)

United Nations Headquarters

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a privilege to address the Assembly of States Parties at its 16th session. Cyprus fully aligns itself with the statement delivered on behalf of the European Union.  [Read more…]

Statement by Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – 3rd Committee – Protection and Promotion of Human Rights

Item 72(b): Protection and Promotion of Human Rights – Human rights questions, including alternative 3rd-committee-menelaos-2approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

United Nations, 30 October 2017

Thank you Mr. Chairperson.

My delegation subscribes to the statement delivered by the European Union. I would like to add the following remarks in my national capacity. [Read more…]

Statement by First Secretary Mr. Michael Mavros, 4th Committee – Peacekeeping Operations

Item 55 – Comprehensive Review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects 4th-committee-peackeeping-operations-3

United Nations, 26 October 2016

Thank you Mr. Chair,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add the following in its national capacity.

The 2015 reviews focused on UN peace operations, peacebuilding architecture, and women, peace and security were all inspired by the urgent need to strengthen the coherence of the UN system as part of renewed efforts to address root causes of fragility, conflict [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative – Sixth Committee – October 16, 2017

6th-committee-korneliouAgenda Item 80: United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law

United Nations Headquarters

Mr. Chairman,

Cyprus associates itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to add the following remarks:

At the outset, I would like to thank the Secretary General for his Report regarding the implementation of the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law. Let me also express our gratitude [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Korneliou – Disarmament and International Security – October 9 2017

First Committee – General debate on all disarmament and international security agenda itemskornelious-1st-committee

UN Headquarters

Mr. Chairman,

At the outset, I would like to congratulate you on your assumption of the chairmanship of the First Committee.

I am convinced that your rich diplomatic experience will be an asset in the work of this Committee and I can assure you of the full support and cooperation of my delegation. [Read more…]