March 3, 2015

Statement by Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

Security Council Open Debate: Maintaining International Peace and Security:  Reflect on History, Reaffirm the Strong Commitment to the Purposes and Principles of the Charter of the United Nations

United Nations, February 23, 2015

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.   [Read more…]

Scholarships to Cypriots residing overseas

The University of Cyprus MBA Program will offer 6 (six) scholarships to Cypriots residing overseas who will be admitted to the Program in September 2015. Tuition fees are currently 10,250 Euros. The scholarships offered to Cypriot citizens living abroad are:

Statement by Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis – Reform of the UN Security Council

UN General Assembly’s informal meeting under the item ‘Question of equitable representation and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters’

February 12, 2015

Mr. Chairman,

As this is the first meeting after you have assumed the duties of the Chair, let me fist convey to you our congratulations and assure you of our full support in your effort to carry our work to a successful outcome. [Read more…]

Statement delivered by Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis – Security Sector Reform

Open High-level Group of Friends of Security Sector Reform Meeting
SSR: Consolidating priorities and looking beyond 2015
New York, February 12, 2015

Thank you Mr. Chairman.

We commend and thank South Africa and Slovakia for convening this important debate. My contribution will look at the issues under discussion through the prism of where the UN should find itself at its 70th year.  [Read more…]

Προβολή του ντοκιμαντέρ “Τα Πρόσωπα του Φλαμουδιού”

The Faces of Phlamoudi 2Με μεγάλη επιτυχία πραγματοποιήθηκε η προβολή του ντοκιμαντέρ “The Faces of Phlamoudhi” (Τα Πρόσωπα του Φλαμουδιού) την Πέμπτη το βράδι, 5 Φεβρουαρίου, στο Κυπριακό Σπίτι την οποία διοργάνωσε το Γραφείο Τύπου της Μόνιμης Αντιπροσωπείας της Κύπρου στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη. [Read more…]

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…]