July 30, 2014

Άρθρο του Υπουργού Εξωτερικών κ. Ιωάννη Κασουλίδη, Νέα Υόρκη, 17 Ιουλίου 2014

Ημέρα Διεθνούς Ποινικής Δικαιοσύνης: Γιατί η Κύπρος συμμετέχει στον εορτασμό της επετείου

Στις 17 Ιουλίου 1998 υιοθετήθηκε το “Καταστατικό της Ρώμης”, η συνθήκη βάσει της οποίας εγκαθιδρύθηκε το Διεθνές Ποινικό Δικαστήριο (ΔΠΔ). Για να σηματοδοτηθεί αυτό το ορόσημο αλλά και οι σημαντικές κατακτήσεις που έχουν επιτευχθεί γενικότερα στο διεθνές ποινικό δίκαιο, η 17η Ιουλίου έχει καθιερωθεί ως «Ημέρα Διεθνούς Ποινικής Δικαιοσύνης». [Read more...]

Twenty-fourth Meeting of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

Statement by Ms. Melivia Demetriou, Second Secretary

New York, 13 June, 2014

Thank you Mr. President

Allow me to also thank you for the way in which you have taken our discussions forward during this SPLOS – it has been a pleasure to serve on the bureau under your leadership.  [Read more...]

Security Council Open Debate on UN Peacekeeping Operations: New Trends

Intervention by Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

New York, 11 June, 2014

Mr. President,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union.  [Read more...]

Seventh Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

New York, June 10 2014

Statement by Ms. Maria Ioannou

Department for Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance

Thank you, Mr Chairman

I would first of all like to congratulate the members of the Committee elected today and wish them every success in their work.  [Read more...]

Twenty-fourth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

New York, 9 June 2014

Statement by H.E. the Permanent Representative Amb. Nicholas Emiliou

Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates

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

Δήλωση Κυβερνητικού Εκπροσώπο κ. Νίκου Χριστοδουλίδη προς τον τύπο, Νέα Υόρκη, 28 Μαΐου, 2014

Ο Κυβερνητικός Εκπρόσωπος Νίκος Χριστοδουλίδης με την ευκαιρία της παρουσίας του στη Νέα Υόρκη είχε σήμερα, Τετάρτη, 28 Μαΐου, ενημερωτική συνάντηση με τους ανταποκριτές και ομογενειακά μέσα ενημέρωσης.

Μετά την ενημέρωση ο κ. Χριστοδουλίδης προέβη προς τους δημοσιογράφους στην πιο κάτω δήλωση:

Κυβερνητικός Εκπρόσωπος:Βρίσκομαι εδώ κατά κύριο λόγο για να ενημερώσω την ομογένεια [Read more...]

Address by the Government Spokesman, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, at Queens College, City University of New York, May 28, 2014

 Restoring Icaru’s Wings: A New Mythology For Cyprus

Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Dear Friends,

I am truly honoured to be here tonight.

I would like first of all to thank Christos Ioannides, the Director of the Centre for Byzantine [Read more...]

United Nations Careers – Young Professionals Programme 2014

The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who are ready to launch a professional career as an international civil servant. The young professionals programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination. [Read more...]

The Cyprus Government Welcomes ECHR Decision to Order Turkey to Pay Compensations for its 1974 Invasion of Cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Monday, May 12 2014, that Turkey is obliged to pay 90 ml euros to the Republic of Cyprus for the violation of human rights during and after the 1974 invasion of the island [Read more...]

CYPRUS-Statement during the General Assembly’s debate under Item I23 entitled ‘Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters’

Delivered by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou

8 May 2014

Mr. Chairman,

Let me begin by commending your stewardship of our deliberations, expressing our support to your effort and wishing you success as the process is entering into a critical phase. Cyprus welcomes today’s sixth session of the 10th round of intergovernmental negotiations under agenda item 123 on the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of, the Security Council and related matters. [Read more...]