July 17, 2018

Archives for November 1997

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the General Assembly on Cultural Heritage

Mr. President,

The report of the Secretary-General on the Return or Restitution of Cultural Properties to the Countries of Origin, delivers a hopeful message that much of what was needed to done, is being done, and that the important efforts of protecting cultural properties are well on the way to bearing fruitful results. For this hopeful picture, UNESCO and its Director-General deserve to be commended. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the General Assembly on the Olympic Ideal

Mr. Chairman,

I would like, at the outset, to express my pleasure for the great number of countries that co-sponsored the present resolution, which shows the importance that the international community places on the Olympic ideal. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the 3rd Committee on Human Rights Questions

Thank you Mr. Chairman.

As this is the first time that my delegation takes the floor, allow me to congratulate you, and the other members of the Bureau, on your well deserved election. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Mr. Kornelios S. Korneliou to the 3rd Committee on Refugees, Displaced Persons and Humanitarian Questions

Mr. Chairman,

Allow me, at the outset, to thank the High Commissioner for Refugees Mrs. Ogata for her comprehensive statement. Cyprus, itself one of the beneficiaries from the humanitarian assistance of the Office of the UNHCR, expresses its profound appreciation and full support to the High Commissioner and her staff for their untiring efforts and determination. [Read more…]