December 14, 2017

Secretary-General’s press conference – Abstract on the situation in Cyprus

Question: Mr. Secretary-General, now you have invested heavily, personally, in this Cyprus problem, for a solution in Cyprus, and you have spent a lot of time for the past few days in Greentree with the leaders. Are you disappointed that there is no concrete solution, at least for this stage here in New York? That is my first question. [Read more…]

Transcript of Media Encounter at Greentree Alexander Downer, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus

Secretary-General Meets Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Leaders at Greentree - UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Ladies and Gentlemen, thanks for coming along, as you know this is the fifth meeting of the Secretary-General with the two leaders.  [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s Year-End Press Conference – Abstract on the situation in Cyprus

Question: Mr. Secretary-General we know your efforts of bringing the two leaders together in Cyprus. My question is on Cyprus, and we know your efforts of bringing the two communities to reach an agreement and you lastly met them, the two leaders in Greentree in New York and you also invited them to another meeting in January. [Read more…]

Cannes, France, 4 November 2011 – Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey

The Secretary-General met today with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey.

They discussed Cyprus and the progress made on this issue at the recent meeting convened by the Secretary-General, as well as the remaining challenges. [Read more…]

Statement by the President of the Security Council on Cyprus

Ambassador José Filipe Moraes Cabral

Good morning to all of you,

As you know we’ve had consultations in the Security Council concerning Cyprus. [Read more…]

Statement by the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus Mr. Alexander Downer to the press after his briefing to the Security Council at the UN Headquarters

Downer: I wanted to say that I have briefed the Security Council today, and at the request of the Security Council in the wake of the Greentree meeting and so I was able to told them what I have thought the issues were, where is the progress that has been made, where are the problems and give them a bit of a look ahead into, what would be done in Cyprus over the next few weeks and finally in Greentree again and what are the prospects. [Read more…]

Statement by the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus Mr. Alexander Downer to the press after his briefing to the Security Council at the UN Headquarters

Downer: I wanted to say that I have briefed the Security Council today, and at the request of the Security Council in the wake of the Greentree meeting and so I was able to told them what I have thought the issues were, where is the progress that has been made, where are the problems and [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s Press Remarks Following his meeting with the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Leaders

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

I would once again like to thank Their Excellencies, Mr. Christofias and Mr. Eroglu, for accepting my invitation to join me at Greentree over the last two days. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s remarks to the press following meeting with Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

I would once again like to thank Their Excellencies, Mr. Christofias   and Mr. Eroglu, for accepting my invitation to join me at Greentree over   the last two days. [Read more…]

Transcript of Remarks to the Press by Alexander Downer, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus

Ladies and Gentlemen, I will just give you a brief outline of what has been happening during the course of the day. As you know the Secretary-General came here this morning. The Secretary-General met for two full hours with the leaders which included breakfast as well. [Read more…]