December 18, 2017

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

As this is the first time that my delegation takes the floor, I would like to express to you Mr. Chairman, and to the members of the Bureau, our congratulations on your well-deserved election. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Andreas Jacovides at the Working Group of the Whole of the Sixth (Legal) Committee on International Terrorism (Article 2, Definition)

Mr. Chairman,

My delegation did not speak earlier in the working group on this subject, since we were associated with the position stated by the European Union earlier this week and we are also on record through our recent statement in Plenary on International Terrorism. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Constantine Moushoutas at the Plenary meeting of the General Assembly – Report of the Security Council

Mr. President,

The increasing demands on the Security Council for responses to conflicts, threats and breaches of peace, and the magnitude of the tasks it is called upon to undertake, are evident in the Council’s report A/56/2, covering the period between 16 June 2000 and 15 June 2001. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Andreas Jacovides at the Sixth (Legal) Committee of the General Assembly – Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law” on the work of its Thirty-fourth Session

Mr. Chairman,

This being the first time that I take the floor during this session, permit me to extend to you the most sincere congratulations of my delegation on your unanimous election. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the the United Nations General Assembly on Terrorism

Mr. President,

I would like at the outset to reiterate my delegation’s profound sorrow and sense of solidarity with the United States, both the Government and its people, at this calamity which befell upon them and to condemn unequivocally these criminal and barbaric acts, which we consider an attack on all humanity. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the the United Nations General Assembly on the Report of the Secretary General on the work of the Organization

I would like to extend my warmest congratulations on your election as President of the 56th session of the General Assembly. I am certain that your long experience and proven diplomatic skills will successfully guide the work of this august body to a fruitful conclusion. [Read more…]