October 31, 2014

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...]

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...]

Justice for Syria: 58 states call on Security Council to adopt French resolution referring Syria to the International Criminal Court, 19 May, 2014

The 58 states listed below condemn the widespread violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed on a daily basis in a pervasive climate of impunity by the Syrian authorities and pro-government militias as well as by non-State armed groups. [Read more...]

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...]

Exclusive interview of President Anastasiades on GBTIMES – Greece

Interview topic: Interview with the President of Cyprus

Interviewee name and occupation: Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus [Read more...]

World Water Day 2014

                                                                                  To the Permanent Representative

New York, 22 March 2014 


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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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...]