October 31, 2014

Statement of the Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou

Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security “Displaced Women and Girls: Leaders and Survivors”

October 28, 2014

Thank you Madame President.

I am honored to address the Security Council on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus on the important topic and we wish to warmly congratulate you for this initiative. [Read more...]

Διάλεξη καθηγητή Πουργούρη «Οδυσσέας Ελύτης και η Κύπρος» – 21 Οκτωβρίου 2014

Μεγάλη επιτυχία σημείωσε την Τρίτη το βράδι, 21 Οκτωβρίου, στο Κυπριακό Σπίτι στη Νέα Υόρκη, η παρουσίαση της διάλεξης «Οδυσσέας Ελύτης και η Κύπρος» από τον Επίκουρο καθηγητή στο Τμήμα Βυζαντινών και Νεοελληνικών Σπουδών του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου, Μαρίνο Πουργούρη. Η διάλεξη τελούσε υπό την αιγίδα του Γενικού Πρόξενου της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη, του Συμβουλίου Ελληνοαμερικανικής Ηγεσίας (HALC), της Κυπριακής Ομοσπονδίας Αμερικής, της Παγκύπριας Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής Κυπριακού Αγώνα, και της Έδρας Νεοελληνικών Σπουδών «Οδυσσέας Ελύτης» του Πανεπιστημίου Rutgers στο New Jersey. [Read more...]

Έκθεση Μεταξοτυπίας του καλλιτέχνη Χαμπή Τσαγγάρη – 8 Οκτωβρίου 2014

Πραγματοποιήθηκε χθες, Τετάρτη 8 Οκτωβρίου, στο Σπίτι της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη, έκθεση μεταξοτυπίας του Κύπριου καλλιτέχνη Χαμπή Τσαγγάρη. Η έκθεση τελούσε υπό την αιγίδα του Γενικού Πρόξενου της Κύπρου στη Νέα Υόρκη, του Ωνάσειου Πολιτιστικού Κέντρου, της Κυπριακής Ομοσπονδίας Αμερικής, της Παγκύπριας Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής Κυπριακού Αγώνα, του Παμπάφιου και του Συνδέσμου Νέων Κύπριων Επαγγελματίων του Κυπριοαμερικανικού Εμπορικού Επιμελητηρίου. [Read more...]

Unanimous Resolution of the House of Representatives to the Turkish Provocations – 9 October 2014


The House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus,

Following with deep concern the recent illegal and provocative actions of Turkey within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus and particularly Turkey’s announcement of the transfer of a platform within the Cyprus EEZ and the reservation of areas for seismic survey, as from 20 October 2014, including blocks where drilling has already begun by companies authorized by the Republic of Cyprus, [Read more...]

Press Conference by President Anastasiades at the UN Headquarters – Q&A

UN Headquarters – September 26, 2014 

Question:  I have a bit of a déjà vu feeling, because I remember last negotiations with Turkey and Greece and northern Cyprus many, many years ago when I believe you were very close and it was then blocked. Are you any closer this time? Do you foresee a successful negotiation that would reunite the north? [Read more...]

Statement by H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, 26 September, 2014

Anastasiades 25.9.14Mr. President,

I wish to congratulate you on your election as President of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly and convey my Government’s full support in the exercise of Your high duties, with the shared goal of promoting UN principles in a period of great uncertainty and instability. [Read more...]

Joint Communiqué between Cyprus and Egypt – New York, 23 September 2014

Joint Communiqué

The President of the Republic of Cyprus H.E. Mr. Nikos Anastasiades and the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, held a meeting today 23 September 2014 in New York.

The two Presidents discussed issues of mutual interested, including the political transition in Egypt, the negotiations on the Cyprus Problem, the recent developments in the Middle East (Syria, Iraq, Libya, Gaza) and their impact on regional security and economy. [Read more...]

Address by H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades at the Climate Summit 2014: National Action and Ambition Announcements

New York, 23 September 2014


Allow me first to express my appreciation to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon for organizing this important Summit.

The consequences of climate change are unfortunately only too well known; unless the international community decides to take concerted action in addressing climate change, there is no future for humanity on earth. [Read more...]

President Anastasiades is Visiting New York for the General Assembly

 Cyprus President will visit New York to attend the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will be visiting New York from 21 to 27 September 2014, leading Cyprus’s delegation during the High-level week of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly. The President will be accompanied by the First Lady Mrs. Andri Anastasiadou, the Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and the Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides. [Read more...]

Article by the Foreign Minister, Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides, New York, 17 July 2014

International Criminal Justice Day: Why Cyprus is joining the celebrations

17 July 1998 saw the adoption of the “Rome Statute”, the treaty on the basis of which the International Criminal Court (ICC) came into existence. [Read more...]