November 23, 2017

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Constantine Moushoutas at the Plenary Meeting of the 53rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – Dialogue Among Civilizations

Mr. President,

My delegation wishes to express its appreciation and commend the delegation of Iran for the inscription to the 53rd Session of the General Assembly the important item “Dialogue Among Civilizations”. [Read more…]

Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cyprus Mr. James Droushiotis to the 4th Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

Mr. Chairman,

Allow me to take this opportunity to congratulate you and the other members of the Bureau on your unanimous election. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the 53rd Session of the General Assembly on the Eastablishment of an International Criminal Court

Mr. Chairman,

My delegation has aligned itself with the statement made by the distinguished representative of Austria on behalf of the European Union. Nonetheless, I would like to briefly mention a number of points which are of particular importance to us. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 3rd Committee Mr. Demetris Hadjiargyrou on Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Children

My delegation has aligned itself with the statement of the representative of Austria presented on behalf of the European Union. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the 1st Committee on Disarmament

Mr. Chairman,

I would like to congratulate you and the other members of the bureau on your well deserved election. I have no doubt that with your long experience and wise guidance the goals of our committee will be fully achieved. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 2nd Committee Mr. Agis Loizou on Environment and Sustainable Development

Thank you Mr. Chairman,

Mr. Chairman, my delegation has aligned itself with the statement made by the distinguished representative of Austria on behalf of the European Union. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 3rd Committee Mr. Demetris Hadjiargyrou on Advancement of Women and Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Although my delegation has aligned itself with the statement of the European Union representative, I would like to make a few remarks on certain issues which we consider to be of particular importance and briefly delineate the main efforts of my government in promoting the advancement of women. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Constantine Moushoutas at the Plenary Meeting of the 53rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly on World Solar programme 1996-2005

Mr. President,

In spite of the calamity, human and economic that befell my country in 1974, the people of Cyprus through their indomitable spirit for survival and their hard work managed to lift the standard of living of our people to admirable levels. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 3rd Committee Mr. Demetris Hadjiargyrou on Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice and Drug Control

As this is the first time that my delegation takes the floor in the deliberations of the Third Committee, allow me to extend to you, Mr. Chairman, and to the Members of the Bureau our congratulations on your well-deserved election. [Read more…]

Address by the President of Cyprus Mr. Glafcos Clerides to the 53rd Session of the UN General Assembly

Mr. President,

I would like to extend my warmest congratulations on your election as President of this august body. I have no doubt that your diplomatic experience and proven leadership will guide successfully our work. [Read more…]