October 20, 2014

Condolences by the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, on the passing away of former Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides, 16 November 2013

The Spokesperson of the United Nations Secretary-General, in a written statement yesterday, states the following: “The Secretary-General was saddened to learn of the passing of the former President of the Republic of Cyprus Glafcos Clerides today in Nicosia. [Read more...]

Press Conference by President Anastasiades at the UN Headquarters-Q and A

Question: Thanks a lot. I’m sure the journalists here are grateful for doing this briefing. I wanted to ask you, I was on a call with the International Monetary Fund this morning and the issue of Cyprus, as you might imagine came up. And what came up, is this dispute between yourself and the Central Bank Head and they seem to express a desire, that the Executive and the Central Bank find a way to work this out, so [Read more...]

Introductory Statement by President Anastasiades at UN Press Conference

Press Conference - Anastasiades

Thank you Mr. Under-Secretary General, it is a pleasure to be here today at the United Nations to meet the Press.

Allow me first of all to welcome all of you to this press conference, the first in the United Nations in my capacity as President of the Republic of Cyprus. I will make a brief introductory statement and then I will be happy to answer your questions. [Read more...]

Contacts of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in New York, 25 September 2013

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, deposited, yesterday, to the United Nations, the instrument of ratification for Article 8 and the Crime of Aggression amendments to the Rome Statute [Read more...]

Contacts of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in New York, 23 September 2013

Kasoulides - EliassonThe Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, participated today in the informal High Level Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Francophonie held in the framework of the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations, in New York. The meeting, which was convened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Congo in his capacity as Chairman of the Ministerial Meeting of the Francophone [Read more...]

Cyprus President Attends the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, 20 September 2013

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will be visiting New York from 21 to 28 September 2013, to lead the Cyprus delegation during the High-level week of the UN General Assembly. The President upon his arrival will be accompanied by the First Lady Mrs. Andri Anastasiadou and the Government Spokesman Christos Stylianides. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides will travel to New York separately on Sunday 22 September, having ahead of him a full week of bilateral meetings with counterparts from a wide range of countries as well as a number of  ministerial activities of the EU28. [Read more...]

Cyprus and Tuvalu establish diplomatic relations, 2 July 2013

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAΤhe Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou and the Permanent Representative of Tuvalu to the United Nations Ambassador Afelee Falima Pita signed on 2 July 2013 a document establishing diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cyprus and Tuvalu. On this occasion the two Ambassadors expressed their satisfaction that two small island states, and Commonwealth members, strengthen their bilateral relations and friendly ties with the establishment of diplomatic relations. [Read more...]

Internship Opportunities

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 periods ranging from 3 to 12 months.  Eligible candidates must be citizens of a European Union Member State. [Read more...]

The Republic of Cyprus Signed the UN Arms Trade Treaty

The Permanent Representative Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou signed today (3 June 2013) on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus, the UN Arms Trade Treaty which opened today for signature at UN headquarters. The Treaty was signed today by a total of 63 UN member states.
 

The first Arms Trade Treaty was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 2 April 2013 and was considered a landmark historic achievement and the culmination of many years of efforts. The Treaty which regulates international trade in conventional weapons, from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships will [Read more...]

Establishment of diplomatic relations between Cyprus and Fiji, 15 March 2013

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou and the Permanent Representative of Fiji Ambassador Peter Thompson signed on Friday (15.03.13) at the offices of the Permanent Mission of Fiji, a bilateral agreement [Read more...]