May 23, 2017

Statement by the DPR Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the Work of the General Assembly

Revitalization of the General Assembly, Fourth thematic debate on the Strengthening of the Institutional Memory of the Office of the President of the General Assembly

UN Headquarters, 28 April 2017

Co-Chairs,

Since this is the first time we are taking the floor in the context of this year’s work of the Ad-hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the General Assembly, let me at the outset, commend you for the excellent way in which you conduct our deliberations. [Read more…]

UN Disarmament Commission, Statement by DPR Menelaos Menelaou, 3 April 2017

United Nations Disarmament Commission

2017 substantive session

Madam Chair

At the outset, on behalf of Cyprus delegation, I would like to congratulate you on the assumption of the chairmanship of this session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) and wish you every success in discharging your duties. [Read more…]

Επίδοση διαπιστευτηρίων Πρέσβη Κορνηλίου στο Γενικό-Γραμματέα ΟΗΕ – 22 Φεβρουαρίου 2017

Kornelios Korneliou, new Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the United Nations, presents his credentials to Secretary-General António Guterres.

Kornelios Korneliou, new Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, presents his credentials to Secretary-General António Guterres.

Ο Πρέσβης Κορνήλιος Κορνηλίου επέδωσε σήμερα (22.2.17) το μεσημέρι στο Γενικό-Γραμματέα των Ηνωμένων Εθνών κ. António Guterres, τα διαπιστευτήρια του ως νέος Μόνιμος Αντιπρόσωπος της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη. Ο κ. Κορνηλίου τα τελευταία 5 χρόνια υπηρέτησε ως Μόνιμος Αντιπρόσωπος της Κύπρου στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση στις Βρυξέλλες, ενώ προηγουμένως έχει υπηρετήσει, μεταξύ άλλων, ως Πρέσβης στη Γαλλία και Διευθυντής του Γραφείου του Υπουργού Εξωτερικών της Κύπρου. [Read more…]

Statement delivered by the Permanent Representative Amb. Kornelios Korneliou

kornelios1High-Level SDG Action Event-Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda

UN Headquarters, 23 March 2017

Mr. President,

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

The consequences of climate change on our planet are well known. It is crucial that our actions be well informed and based on [Read more…]

Promoting and strengthening the international legal framework for the protection of cultural heritage

A special event on Promoting and strengthening the international legal framework for the protection of cultural heritage took place on Tuesday, 28 February 2017, at the UN Headquarters, co-organized by the Missions of Cyprus and Italy to the UN and by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT). [Read more…]

Vacancy – Driver

VACANCY

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations in New York, (13 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016), is currently accepting applications for the position of a Driver/Clerk, on a full-time basis with the terms and provisions of local staff.

Applicants may submit their applications electronically to vacancy@cyprusun.org. The application deadline is February 24, 2017.

Qualifications required:

  • High-school diploma
  • Driver’s license
  • Work permit
  • Clean criminal record
  • Good character and integrity

Previous experience in a relevant position and knowledge of the Greek language will be considered an advantage.

ΑΓΓΕΛΙΑ ΘΕΣΗ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ

Η Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη, Νέα Υόρκη (13 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016), δέχεται αιτήσεις για πλήρωση μιας (1) θέσης Οδηγού/Κλητήρα με τους όρους του Επιτόπιου Προσωπικού για πλήρη απασχόληση.  Οι ενδιαφερόμενοι μπορούν να υποβάλουν αίτηση με ηλεκτρονικό ταχυδρομείο στην διεύθυνση vacancy@cyprusun.org μέχρι και τις 24 Φεβρουαρίου 2017. Απαιτούμενα προσόντα: Απολυτήριο Aναγνωρισμένης Σχολής Μέσης Εκπαίδευσης, Άδεια Οδήγησης, Άδεια Εργοδότησης, Λευκό Ποινικό Μητρώο, Ακεραιότητα Χαρακτήρα και Υπευθυνότητα.  Προηγούμενη πείρα σχετική με τα καθήκοντα της θέσης και γνώση της Ελληνικής γλώσσας θα θεωρηθούν πλεονέκτημα.

Ambassador Kornelios KORNELIOU

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EDUCATION

1984 – 1989 : MA in Political Science, Philosophy and American Culture History at the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

Thesis on: “Membership of Greece in the European Economic Community and its consequences on its foreign and internal policies”

 

CAREER

2011 – 2017: Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the European Union

2010 – 2011: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to France, Permanent Delegate to the Unesco

2008 – 2010: Director of the Diplomatic Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

2005-2008: Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Austria. Permanent Representative to OSCE, IAEA, UNIDO, CTBT and the UN Office in Vienna. Parallel accreditation to Slovenia, Croatia, Slovakia and Liechtenstein.

2000-2005: Deputy Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the European Union, Brussels

1998-2000: Director of the Office of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cyprus

1995-1997: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, New York

1990-1995: Embassy of Cyprus in Bonn, Germany

1989-1990: Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cyprus

 

DECORATIONS

“Cross of Merit, First Class”, of the Federal Republic of Germany (1995)

“The Golden Order for Services” of the Republic of Slovenia (2006)

“Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver with Sash” for Services to the Republic of Austria (2007)

“REDOM KNEZA BRANIMIRA S OGRLICOM” of the Republic of Croatia (2008)

Honorary Doctor of European University of Republic of Serbia (2008)

« EQVITEM COMMENDATOREM ORDINIS SANCTI GREGORII MAGNI, Holy Seat (2010)

 

Αποχαιρετιστήρια συνάντηση Μονίμου Αντιπροσώπου με Γενικό-Γραμματέα ΟΗΕ

1 Φεβρουαρίου 2017

Secretary General meeting with H.E. Mr. Nicholas Emiliou (PR, REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS).

Secretary General meeting with H.E. Mr. Nicholas Emiliou (PR, REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS).

Ενόψει της επικείμενης αναχώρησης του από τη Νέα Υόρκη, ο Μόνιμος Αντιπρόσωπος της Κύπρου Πρέσβης Νικόλας Αιμιλίου, είχε σήμερα το απόγευμα στην έδρα των Ηνωμένων Εθνών, αποχαιρετιστήρια συνάντηση με το Γενικό-Γραμματέα του Διεθνούς Οργανισμού κ. António Guterres. Ο κ. Αιμιλίου αναλαμβάνει αυτό το μήνα νέα καθήκοντα ως Μόνιμος Αντιπρόσωπος της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση, στις Βρυξέλλες. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Nicholas Emiliou – Water, Peace and Security

Security Council Open Debate on Water, Peace and Security

United Nations, 22 November 2016

Mr. President,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add some remarks in its national capacity. [Read more…]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – 3rd Committee – Protection of Human Rights

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

United Nations, 31 October 2016

Statement by Mr. Menelaos Menelaou, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cyprus

Thank you Madame Chairperson.

As this is the first time my delegation takes the floor, allow me to extend our congratulations to you and the members of the bureau. My delegation subscribes to the statement delivered by the European Union and would like to add some remarks in its national capacity. [Read more…]