October 20, 2019

Ambassador Mavroyiannis was elected Chair of the 5th Committee of the UN

5th-committeeUnited Nations, 7 October 2019

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, was today elected as Chair of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary Committee) for the 74th session of the General Assembly. In his speech during the first formal meeting of the Fifth Committee of the 74th session, Ambassador Mavroyiannis expressed his gratitude for the honour bestowed on him and Cyprus, and conveyed his appreciation to the Group of Asia-Pacific States for endorsing his candidature to this important and challenging post of presiding over the deliberations of the Committee. In assuming the Chairmanship, he assured of his commitment to a timely and results-oriented session.

 

Statement by Amb. Mavroyiannis, 3rd Committee, Protection and Promotion of Human Rights, 28 October 2019

Mr. Chairman,

In addition to the statement of the European Union, my delegation would like to make some specific remarks on the violations of individual and collective human rights and fundamental freedoms of Cypriots that stem from the invasion and ongoing [Read more…]

Statement by President Anastasiades – 74th Session of the General Assembly

General Assembly Seventy-fourth session, 7th plenary meeting His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, President, Republic of Cyprus

General Assembly Seventy-fourth session, 7th plenary meeting
His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, President, Republic of Cyprus

United Nations, 26 September 2019

Mr. President,

Your Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

At the outset, I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to You Mr. President and assure of my Government’s unwavering support throughout your tenure. [Read more…]

Statement by Ms. Polly Ioannou on the Report of the Security Council

United Nations General Assembly, 12 September 2019

Madam President,

I wish to thank the President of the Security Council for the month of September for his presentation of the Council’s annual report for 2018. We consider essential the meaningful discussion of this report by the General Assembly, given that the Council discharges its responsibilities on behalf of all of us and that the success of the international political and legal order established by the UN depends on the principal organs fulfilling their distinct but complementary roles. [Read more…]

Προκήρυξη θέσης Γραφέα/Δακτυλογράφου στην Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κύπρου στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη

Η Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη, Νέα Υόρκη, συνεχίζει, από 9 Ιουλίου 2019, να δέχεται αιτήσεις για πλήρωση μίας (1) θέσης Γραφέα/Δακτυλογράφου με τους όρους επιτόπιου προσωπικού για πλήρη απασχόληση στη βάση συμβολαίου για περίοδο ενός έτους με δυνατότητα ανανέωσης. [Read more…]

Προκήρυξη θέσης Γραφειακού Προσωπικού με Ειδικά Καθήκοντα στην Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κύπρου στον ΟΗΕ

Νέα Υόρκη, 20 Αυγούστου 2019

Η Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στον Οργανισμό Ηνωμένων Εθνών στη Νέα Υόρκη, δέχεται αιτήσεις για πλήρωση μίας (1) θέσης επιτόπιου γραφειακού προσωπικού με ειδικά καθήκοντα, για πλήρη απασχόληση στη βάση συμβολαίου για περίοδο ενός έτους με δυνατότητα ανανέωσης. [Read more…]

Προκήρυξη θέσης Γραφέα/Δακτυλογράφου στην Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κύπρου στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη

Νέα Υόρκη, 9 Ιουλίου 2019

Η Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη, Νέα Υόρκη, δέχεται αιτήσεις για πλήρωση μίας (1) θέσης Γραφέα/Δακτυλογράφου με τους όρους επιτόπιου προσωπικού για πλήρη απασχόληση στη βάση συμβολαίου για περίοδο ενός έτους με δυνατότητα ανανέωσης. Η μισθολογική κλίμακα της θέσης είναι η αρχική βαθμίδα της Κλίμακας GS-5 με ετήσιο μεικτό μισθό που ανέρχεται σε 39,053 Δολάρια Αμερικής. Η εργοδότηση θα γίνει σύμφωνα με τις Οδηγίες για την Απασχόληση και τους Όρους Υπηρεσίας του Επιτόπιου Προσωπικού των Διπλωματικών Αποστολών της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας στο Εξωτερικό. [Read more…]

Statement by Ms. Polly Ioannou, Voluntary Contribution to UNRWA, 25 June 2019

Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

United Nations, 25 June 2019

Mme President and Commissioner-General

I can be very brief as the comments from colleagues in the room have fully covered the substantive points I wanted to make. I would like to echo, in particular, the overwhelming appreciation expressed here today regarding the vital role that UNRWA [Read more…]

Statement by the DPR, Ms. Polly Ioannou, at the 29th Meeting of the State Parties to the UNCLOS, 17-19 June

29th Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

United Nations, 17 June 2019

Mr. Chairman,

I wish to congratulate you on your election and to make some additional remarks to the statement of the European Union, to which my delegation fully subscribes. [Read more…]

Internship opportunities at the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN, New York

The Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the United Nations in New York is seeking applications for unpaid internships, for the period of October 1st until December 15th, 2019.

Candidates must be Cypriot citizens or eligible to acquire Cypriot citizenship.

Qualifications

Candidates must have an excellent command of English, both oral and written.  Knowledge of Greek is desirable, but not a prerequisite. [Read more…]