June 24, 2019

Statement by the DPR, Ms. Polly Ioannou, at the 29th Meeting of the State Parties to the UNCLOS, 17-19 June

29th Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

United Nations, 17 June 2019

Mr. Chairman,

I wish to congratulate you on your election and to make some additional remarks to the statement of the European Union, to which my delegation fully subscribes. [Read more…]

Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative, Ms. Poly Ioannou at the General Assembly, 22 May 2019

Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the ioannou3Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965

General Assembly, 22 May 2019

Madam President,

Cyprus welcomes the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice, the very clear direction given by the Court, as well as its forward-looking and co-operative approach. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Kornelios Korneliou, 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

CSW63: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

United Nations, 14 March  2019

Madame Chair,

It is a great honour to address the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Womenices and sustainable infrastructure.

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 Amb. Korneliou at the plenary meeting of the GA on Cultural Property, 13 December 2018

Item 10- Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin

United Nations General Assembly, 13 December 2018

Madame President,

At the outset, I wish to commend Greece, the main sponsor of the draft resolution on the Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin. We welcome the updates to the resolution that reflect important initiatives and developments in this area. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Kornelios Korneliou on Relations with the Host Country

Sixth Committee, Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country

United Nations, 2 November 2018

Mr. Chairman, distinguished delegates,

At the outset, let me say that it is a privilege for me to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country. That said, it is a pleasure to address today the Sixth Committee in this capacity, in order to introduce this year’s Report of the Committee on Relations [Read more…]

Statement by Ms. Poly Ioannou – Report of the ICC – 29 October 2018

poly-icc-finalReport of the International Criminal Court at the Plenary Session of the United Nations General Assembly

United Nations, 29 October 2018

Mr. President,

Let me start by thanking President Eboe-Osuji for his presentation. I wish to make some additional remarks to the statement of the European Union, to which my delegation fully subscribes. [Read more…]

Statement by Mr. Doros Venezis – Report of the ICJ – 25 October 2018

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United Nations, 25 October 2018

                                   

Mr. President,

It is a privilege to address the General Assembly on its consideration of the Report A/73/4 of the International Court of Justice. We are grateful to President, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, for his introduction of the report and for his insightful remarks on the work and functioning of the Court. [Read more…]

Statement delivered by Amb. Kornelious Korneliou, 3rd Committee, Protection and Promotion on Human Rights

 Item 74(b): Protection and Promotion of Human Rightshumanrights-1

United Nations, 19 October 2018

Thank you, Mr. Chairperson.

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

Εκδήλωση στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη – Καταπολέμηση Εμπορίας Προσώπων, κυρίως γυναικών και κοριτσιών

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Οι Μόνιμες Αντιπροσωπείες της Κύπρου, του Κατάρ και της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη, συνδιοργάνωσαν την Τρίτη (2.10.18) στην έδρα των Ηνωμένων Εθνών, σε συνεργασία με τις Γυναίκες των Ηνωμένων Εθνών (Women in UN), το Γραφείο των Ηνωμένων Εθνών για [Read more…]

Statement by President Asastasiades – 73rd Session of the General Assembly

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United Nations, 27 September 2018

Mr. President,

Your Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

At the outset, let me congratulate the newly elected President of this session, Mrs. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, and assure of my Government’s unwavering support to her mission. [Read more…]