April 24, 2014

Statement by Chair of UN Host Country Committee, Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou of Cyprus

UN Headquarters

April 22, 2014

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for coming here. As you know we had the 266th meeting of the Committee on the Relations with the Host Country. [Read more...]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou at the 79th Session of the GA, March 27,2014

Preventing of armed conflict: Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution: draft resolution (A/68/L.39) [item 33(b)]

Mr. President,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union, as well as the European Council Conclusions. We will vote in favor of the draft resolution before us. Developments in Ukraine are a source of major concern.  [Read more...]

World Water Day 2014

                                                                                  To the Permanent Representative

New York, 22 March 2014 

Excellency,

World Water Day on March 22 is an important occasion to recall and celebrate the importance of water for our lives and for the planet we live on. [Read more...]

Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Tanker “Morning Glory”

March 17, 2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to announce the following with respect to the tanker “Morning Glory”: 

(a) As previously announced, the tanker “Morning Glory” [Read more...]

5th NEMITSAS Prize 2014 on Chemistry- Applications or Nominations now accepted

NemitsasThe Nemitsas Foundation has recently announced the 5th NEMITSAS Prize 2014 which will be awarded this year in CHEMISTRY.

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Today, marks on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of UNFICYP

Today, 4 March 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). [Read more...]

Marking 50th anniversary, Ban hails ‘crucial’ role of UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus

3 March 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today hailed the “crucial” role of United Nations peacekeepers over the past 50 years in preventing a recurrence of fighting between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities [Read more...]

Promoting equality, including social equity, gender equality and women’s empowerment

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, 3-7 February

Cyprus-Singapore-UAE

Mr Co-Chairs,

1                              I have the pleasure to deliver these remarks on behalf of Cyprus, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.  [Read more...]

Troika Statement on Conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and the promotion of durable peace, rule of law and governance

February 5, 2014

Mr Co-Chairs, 

1                              I have the pleasure to deliver these remarks on behalf of Cyprus, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.  We would like to thank the UN Technical Support Team (TST) for putting together comprehensive issues brief on conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and the promotion of durable peace, rule of law and governance.  [Read more...]

Oceans and the Seas, Forecast and Biodiversity, New York, February 4, 2014

Cyprus-Singapore-UAE

Mr Co-Chairs,

1                              I have the pleasure to deliver these remarks on behalf of Cyprus, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.  We would like to thank the UN Technical Support Team (TST) for putting together comprehensive issues briefs on oceans and the seas, forests and biodiversity with very useful and constructive suggestions for our deliberation. [Read more...]