May 27, 2016

Statement by Ms. Vassiliki Krasa, Attaché, Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism

Security Council open debate on “Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism

United Nations, 11 May 2016

Mr. President,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to deliver additional remarks in its national capacity. We thank the Presidency for focusing the Council’s attention on countering terrorist narratives and welcome the presidential statement adopted today, as well as its valuable practical focus.  [Read more…]

Security Council Open Debate – 26 April 2016

Statement delivered by the Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou

Peace consolidation in West Africa: Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea in the Gulf of Guinea

Thank you Mr. President.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to add the following in its national capacity. At the outset, we wish to commend the Chinese Presidency of the Security Council as well as Angola and Senegal for their initiative to organize this open debate on piracy and armed robbery with a particular focus on the Gulf of Guinea, one of the regions that are most affected by this threat. [Read more…]

Statement by H.E. Mr. Nicos Kouyialis Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment

High-level Signature Ceremony for the Paris AgreementΚουγιάλης 2

New York, 22 April 2016

Your Excellencies,

Distinguished delegates,

Distinguished guests,

Ladies and gentlemen,

Firstly, I would like to express my appreciation to the UN Secretary General for hosting this important event in New York.

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High-level Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Statement by Special Ministerial Envoy, Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis

New York, 21 April 2016

Mr. President,

Thank you for convening this important HL meeting, the first following the adoption of the universal, transformative 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals last September. [Read more…]

Statement by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Georgios Pamboridis

Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem

General Debate, 21 April 2016

Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, my delegation subscribes to the statement delivered by the European Union.

 I would like to add some remarks in my national capacity. I appreciate the opportunity to address on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus this high level meeting which aims to address all the achievements put forward since the 2009 “Political Declaration and Plan [Read more…]

Intervention by Minister of Health of the Republic of Cyprus H.E. Mr. Giorgos Pamboridis

Special Session of the UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem

New York, 19-21 April 2016

Round Table 1 (19 April, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.): Demand Reduction and related measures, including prevention and treatment, as well as health-related issues, and ensuring the availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes, while preventing their diversion (“drugs and health”) [Read more…]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the Work of the General Assembly

Revitalization of the General Assembly, Fourth thematic debate on the Strengthening of the Institutional Memory of the Office of the President of the General Assembly

UN Headquarters, 7 April 2016

Co-Chairs,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to add the following in its national capacity. [Read more…]

Statement by Amb. Nicholas Emiliou, 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Agenda item 3: “Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”

United Nations, March 18, 2016

Mr. Chair,

My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and would like to make some additional remarks in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaou at the Security Council open debate – 15 February 2016

The Respect to the Principles and Purposes of the Charter of the United Nations as Key Element for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Thank you Mr. President.

My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered by the European Union and wishes to make some remarks in its national capacity. [Read more…]

Video message by President Anastasiades on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Women in ScienceUnited Nations, 11 February 2016

Ladies and gentlemen,

I am greatly honoured to be a part of this high-level Forum on the occasion of the first annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science. [Read more…]