October 2, 2014

Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cyprus George Kasoulides on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East

Mr. Chairman,

At the outset I would like to express my deep appreciation to the Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East , Mr. Peter Hansen, for his thorough and comprehensive Report on the Agency’s activities during the past year and for his introductory statement. [Read more...]

Statement by Ambassador Moushoutas on Agenda Item 24 “Culture of Peace”

Mr. Chairman,

Observing as we do, the International Decade for the Culture of Peace and non-violence for the children of the world, and considering the state of the world affairs, one cannot but think how necessary and timely a culture of peace seems today.   [Read more...]

Statement by Ambassador Iacovides on the Report of the International Law Commission

Mr. Chairman,

The consideration of the International Law Commission’s Report has traditionally been the highlight of the annual agenda of the Sixth Committee and I feel privileged to participate once again in this debate. [Read more...]

Statement by Ambassador Moushoutas on the Report of the Security Council to the General Assembly

Mr. President,

We express appreciation to the distinguished Ambassador of Cameroon, H.E. Mr. Martin Belinga-Eboutou, for presenting in a most lucid way the report of the Security Council. [Read more...]

Statement by Ambassador Zackheos on the Establishment of the International Criminal Court

Mr. Chairman,

Allow me to extend to you my sincere appreciation for the effective manner in which you steer the work of this committee. My appreciation also goes to Mr. Kirsch, Chairman of the Preparatory Committee as well as to the President of the Assembly of the States Parties, the Ambassador of Jordan, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, for his wise leadership. [Read more...]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the Third Committee on Women

Thank you Mr Chairman,

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 to the First Committee on Disarmament

Mr. Chairman,

I would like to congratulate you on the assumption of the Chairmanship of the First Committee. We have no doubt that with your long experience and wise guidance, the goals of this Committee will be fully achieved. [Read more...]

Statement by Ambassador Moushoutas on the Reports of the UNSG on the Work of the Organization and on Follow up of the Millennium Summit

Mr. President,

The report before us, which under Charter provisions the Secretary-General is expected to submit yearly to the General Assembly, is relatively short, definitely shorter than that of last year, evidencing at first glance the determination of the Secretary-General to cut down on paper volume.  [Read more...]

Statement by Ambassador A. J. Jacovides on the Report of UNCITRAL

Mr. Chairman,

This being the first time I take the floor during this Session, permit me to extend to you and to the other members of the bureau the most sincere congratulations of my delegation on your well deserved election to your respective offices. [Read more...]

Statement by the Foreign Minister Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides at the 57th Session of the UN General Assembly

Mr. President,

I would like to extend to you my warmest congratulations on your election as President of the 57th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. I have no doubt that your long experience and proven diplomatic skills will successfully steer the work of this session. [Read more...]