December 17, 2018

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…]

Written statement by the President of the Republic, 15 January 2014

The President of the Republic of Cyprus wishes to express his particular satisfaction for the agreement signed today between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [Read more…]

Joint Communique by the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 15 January 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron and President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus met today in London and reaffirmed the strong bonds of friendship and partnership which exist between Cyprus and the UK. [Read more…]

The President of the Republic sends messages of condolence to the President and the Prime Minister of Israel, 13 January 2014

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, sent today a message of condolence to the President of Israel, Mr Shimon Peres, for the passing away of the former Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon. [Read more…]

New Year Message by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades

31 December 2013

My fellow citizens,

On the occasion of the New Year, I address myself to you with deep feelings of appreciation and respect wishing that the New Year mark the beginning of the end of the ordeals that our country faces. [Read more…]

Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, following the bomb attack of the 27th of December in Beirut, 30 December 2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the bomb attack which took place in Beirut on the 27th of December, and led [Read more…]

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus for the terrorist attacks at Volgograd, 30 December 2013

In these moments of national grief for the Russian Federation, I express my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of all the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place in the city of Volgograd, while conveying the strong solidarity of the Government and people of Cyprus [Read more…]

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, on the occasion of UN Day, 31 October 2013

The United Nations was established as a result of the collective consciousness that emerged immediately after the devastation, the horrors and the chaos of the Second World War. [Read more…]

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the award of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to OPCW, 14 October 2013

On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus I wish to warmly congratulate the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for receiving the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. [Read more…]

Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

The Fourth working session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing has started its work today at the United Nations Headquarters and will last until August 15, 2013 with main objective to strengthen the protection of the human rights of older persons. At the opening session, the Representative of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Stelios Makriyiannis, has been elected Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the working group. Mr. Makriyiannis will also moderate the Panel Discussion 2: Update on multilateral processes, which is going to be held on August 13.

For more information please visit http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/fourthsession.shtml

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