October 23, 2018

Archives for December 1999

New Year’s Message by the President of the Republic Mr. Glafco Clerides

I would like to communicate with you, the people of Cyprus, at this time and wish you a long life, good health, prosperity and happiness. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Constantine Moushoutas at the 54th Session of the General Assembly – Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council

Mr. President,

Since the establishment of the Open-Ended Working Group on Security Council in 1993, its yearly reports, had for five consecutive years, been submitted, considered and adopted by the General Assembly. [Read more…]

S/RES/1283 (1999)

United Nations

S/RES/1283 (1999)

Security Council Distr.: General

15 December 1999



RESOLUTION 1283 (1999)

             Adopted by the Security Council at its 4082nd meeting,

                               on 15 December 1999

The Security Council,

Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General of 29 November 1999 (S/1999/1203 and Corr.1 and Add.1) on the United Nations operation in Cyprus, and in particular the call to the parties to assess and address the humanitarian issue of missing persons with due urgency and seriousness,

Noting that the Government of Cyprus has agreed that in view of the prevailing conditions in the island it is necessary to keep the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) beyond 15 December 1999,

1.   Reaffirms all its relevant resolutions on Cyprus, and in particular resolution 1251 (1999) of 29 June 1999;

2.   Decides to extend the mandate of UNFICYP for a further period ending 15 June 2000;

3.   Requests the Secretary-General to submit a report by 1 June 2000 on the implementation of this resolution;

4.   Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Constantine Moushoutas at the 54th Session of the General Assembly – Dialogue Among Civilizations

Mr. President,

Cyprus expressed deep appreciation and commends the Delegation of Iran for having inscribed the item Dialogue Among Civilizations. [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Sotos Zackheos to the 54th Session of the General Assembly on Cultural Heritage

Mr. President,

The issue of the return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin constitutes an area in which international relations are put to a test, a noble test to ensure that cooperation among state and non-state actors can effect change in the right direction in a wider area on which there is consensus on an international level, that of the absolute need to protect the cultural heritage of humanity. [Read more…]