October 18, 2018

Archives for June 2000

The looting of cultural property of occupied Cyprus described in a report published by McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Τhe McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research which is part of the Cambridge University has just published a report entitled “Stealing History: [Read more…]

S/RES/1303 (2000)

United Nations

S/RES/1303 (2000)

Security Council Distr.: General

14 June 2000



Resolution 1303 (2000)

Adopted by the Security Council at its 4155th meeting, on 14 June 2000

The Security Council,

Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General of 26 May 2000 (S/2000/496 and Corr.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 June 2000,

Welcoming and encouraging efforts by the United Nations to sensitize peacekeeping personnel in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases in all its peacekeeping operations,

1.       Reaffirms all its relevant resolutions on Cyprus, and in particular resolutions 1251 (1999) of 29 June 1999 and 1283 (1999) of 15 December 1999;

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

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

4.       Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.



Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Dr. Lazaros S. Savvides to the 23rd Special Session of the General Assembly – Women 2000: Gender Equality Development and Peace for the Twenty-First Century

My delegation has aligned itself with the statement of the European Union.

It is a great honour and privilege to address the Twenty-third Special Session of the General Assembly dedicated to the appraisal and assessment of the progress achieved in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. [Read more…]