September 19, 2017

Minister Kouyialis addresses the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

1362235914001_4858017069001_4857968073001-vsStatement delivered by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, H.E. Mr. Nicos Kouyialis at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

 United Nations, 19 July 2017 

Excellencies,

Resolution 70/1 through which the World Leaders have adopted the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is the bedrock on which all countries of the world will base their future development. [Read more…]

Minister Kouyialis, Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

United Nations ConferenceUnited Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Plenary Meeting , 6 June 2017

Excellencies, Ministers, Distinguished Representatives, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure to take part in this conference, which brings us all here today to discuss, exchange views and ensure the continuity of our efforts for the protection and conservation of our seas and oceans. [Read more…]

Minister Nicos Kouyialis, Partnership Dialogue: Addressing Marine Pollution, June 5, 2017


kouyialis2United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Excellencies, Ministers, Distinguished Representatives, Ladies and Gentlemen,

This Conference on the Oceans to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14, could not be held at a more appropriate time. Although the need for protection of our Oceans and Seas has long been recognized, unfortunately international efforts for their protection have been disproportionately limited compared to their importance for the continuation of life on earth. [Read more…]

Statement by Permanent Representative Kornelios Korneliou – Security Council – Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Open Debate Under the Theme “Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, Including Healthcare in Conflict”amb-security-counil-2

Security Council, 25 May 2017

Mr President,

At the outset, allow me to commend you for organizing this open debate on the always pertinent issue of the “Protection of civilians in armed conflict, including healthcare in conflict”. Cyprus subscribes to the statement delivered by the European Union and would like to add the following in its national capacity. [Read more…]

Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea, 15-19 May 2017

18th Meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea – The Effects of Climate Change on Oceans

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus, H.E. Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou and the Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN, H.E. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra opened on 15th of May, the 18th meeting of the UN Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea. The meeting will take place from 15-19 May 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York, under the theme “The Effects of Climate Change on Oceans.” [Read more…]

STEPHANE DUJARRIC PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARIA ZOUPANIOTIS, 17 APRIL 2017

 Press Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General Stéphane Dujarricdujjaric

I wanted to say a few words about a friend and colleague who, as you may know, passed away on Thursday after a battle with lung cancer.

For almost 30 years, Maria Zoupaniotis was the press counsellor at the Mission of the Republic of Cyprus.  I think, if we kept track of these things, she would have been the dean of the spokespeople at the Missions. [Read more…]

Απεβίωσε η Μαρία Ζουπανιώτη

Με αισθήματα βαθύτατης θλίψης ανακοινώνουμε  το θάνατο της συναδέλφου και φίλης Μαρίας Ζουπανιώτη, Διευθύντριας του Γραφείου Τύπου και Συμβούλου στη Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία της Κύπρου στον ΟΗΕ, η οποία άφησε την τελευταία της πνοή χθες 13 Απριλίου 2017 στο νοσοκομείο Mercy Medical Center στο Long  Island της Νέας Υόρκης ύστερα από μία σύντομη άνιση μάχη με τον καρκίνο. [Read more…]

Εκδήλωση προς τιμή της Πρώτης Κυρίας από το Cyprus Children’s Fund

Εκδήλωση προς τιμή της Πρώτης Κυρίας της Κύπρου από το Ταμείου Βοήθειας των Παιδιών της Κύπρου – 5 Μαρτίου 2017

Το Ταμείο Βοήθειας Παιδιών της Κύπρου, τίμησε χθες το βράδι στο Loeb Boathouse, στο Central Park στη Νέα Υόρκη, με το «Βραβείο Ανθρωπισμού και Φιλανθρωπίας» την επίτιμη Πρόεδρο του Ταμείου κα Άντρη Αναστασιάδη, [Read more…]

Letter dated 6 October 2014 from the Chargé d’ affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (A/69/425-S/2014/723)

 

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Statement by the President of the Republic

February 11, 2014

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, made today the following statement to reporters at the Presidential Palace, after the meeting he had earlier with the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mr Dervish Eroglu, [Read more…]