December 16, 2017

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, Madame Chairperson, and to the members of the Bureau, our congratulations on your well-deserved election. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the 5th Committee – Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

Mr. Chairman,

We have aligned with the European Union statement, but given the significance of this item, and the fact that since 1964 we have been hosting a U N Peace-keeping Force in Cyprus, I would like to make some additional comments. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Constantine Moushoutas at the Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly – Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization

Mr. President,

The Millennium Summit and the General Debate which was just concluded, gave preeminence as never before to man’s quest for a more equitable distribution of wealth. [Read more…]

Address by the Foreign Minister of Cyprus Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides to the 55th Session of the UN General Assembly

Mr. President,

I would like to extend my warmest congratulations on your well-deserved election as President of the 55th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. I am certain that your considerable experience and diplomatic skills will guide the work of this Session to a successful conclusion. [Read more…]

Address by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Glafcos Clerides at the Millennium Assembly of the United Nations

Mr. President,

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The Millennium Assembly, which rightly has gathered here an unprecedented number of Heads of State and Government, is indeed a truly historic event. it is a significant effort to mobilize the forces of international cooperation at the highest possible level. [Read more…]