September 20, 2018

Archives for October 2001

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 6th Committee Ambassador A.J. Jacovides – Report of the International Law Commission

Mr. Chairman,

The consideration of the International Law Commission Report has traditionally been the highlight of the annual agenda of the Sixth Committee and again I feel privileged to participate in the debate. [Read more…]

Official talks between President Clerides and the President of the European Commission, Mr. Romano Prodi

The President of the Republic,  Mr. Glafcos Clerides, and the President of the European Commission, Mr. Romano Prodi, today held official talks at the Presidential Palace. [Read more…]

Statement by the President of the European Commission, Romano Prodi, to the Cyprus House of Representatives

Mr Speaker,

Honourable Members,

In these changing and difficult times, I was particularly moved at being invited to speak today to the elected representatives of the people of Cyprus. [Read more…]

Statement by the President of the Cyprus House of Representatives on the Occasion of the Visit of the President of the European Commission, Romano Prodi, to the House

Your Excellency President of the Republic of Cyprus,

Ladies and Gentlemen, Colleagues,

It is with particular pleasure and great excitement that I have the privilege to welcome to the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus the President of the European Commission Mr Romano Prodi. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 3rd Committee Mr. Demetris Hadjiargyrou on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Children

Mr. Chairman,

At the outset I would like to express the disappointment of my delegation at the postponement of the 27th special session of the General Assembly on children due to the reprehensible acts of terrorism inflicted upon the United States and New York in particular. [Read more…]

The Belgian EU Presidency Issues Declaration on Cyprus

In a statement issued today by the EU Belgian Presidency, the European Union has expressed its disappointment at the refusal of the Turkish side to accept a UN invitation to resume peace talks without preconditions, with a view to finding a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus question. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the 3rd Committee Mr. Demetris Hadjiargyrou on Advancement of Women and Implementation of the Outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women

As this is the first time that my delegation takes the floor, I would like to express to you Mr. Chairman, and to the members of the Bureau, our congratulations on your well-deserved election. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus Ambassador Andreas Jacovides at the Working Group of the Whole of the Sixth (Legal) Committee on International Terrorism (Article 2, Definition)

Mr. Chairman,

My delegation did not speak earlier in the working group on this subject, since we were associated with the position stated by the European Union earlier this week and we are also on record through our recent statement in Plenary on International Terrorism. [Read more…]

President Bush Expresses Gratitude to the People of Cyprus for their Solidarity

In a letter dated 28, September, 2001, US President Bush has expressed his gratitude to the people of Cyprus for their solidarity in the wake of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. [Read more…]

President Clerides Congratulates UN Secretary General on Receipt of Nobel Peace Prize

President Glafcos Clerides has congratulated warmly UN Secretary General and the UN on being awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, noting this is a “most well deserved award”. In a letter to the UN Secretary General, the President notes that this highest accolade is a recognition of the central role the UN plays and of its strife to achieve world peace and security, a noble goal to which Cyprus is committed. [Read more…]