January 19, 2018

Statement by First Secretary Mr. Michael Mavros, 4th Committee – Peacekeeping Operations

Item 55 – Comprehensive Review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects 4th-committee-peackeeping-operations-3

United Nations, 26 October 2016

Thank you Mr. Chair,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add the following in its national capacity.

The 2015 reviews focused on UN peace operations, peacebuilding architecture, and women, peace and security were all inspired by the urgent need to strengthen the coherence of the UN system as part of renewed efforts to address root causes of fragility, conflict [Read more…]

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…]

Joint Declaration of the two leaders on the relaunching of the talks on the Cyprus problem

Eroglu & Anastasiades[1]February 11, 2014

The two leaders had their first meeting today under the auspices of the UN Secretary General’s Good Offices mission. The meeting was held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere and the two leaders have agreed to the following: [Read more…]

Statement by the Senior Deputy Permanent Representative of Jordan to the United Nations, Mr. Mahmoud Daifallah Mahmoud Hmoud, on his capacity as President of the Security Council on Cyprus, 22 January 2014

“During consultations today the Security Council heard briefings from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus Mr. Lisa Buttenheim and the Special Advisor of the Secretary-General Mr. Alexander Downer. [Read more…]

Cyprus: not enough progress in talks to call for international conference – Ban Ki-moon

 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today informed the leaders of Cyprus’ Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities, Demetris Christofias and Derviþ Eroðlu, that there was not enough progress on key aspects of reunification talks to warrant holding an international conference on the divided Mediterranean island nation. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s statement following meeting with the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Leaders

Secretary-General Briefs on Two-Day Cyprus Talks - UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen,

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

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…]