July 17, 2018

Archives for October 2002

Statement by Ambassador Iacovides on the Report of the International Law Commission

Mr. Chairman,

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

Speech by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the Foreign Press Association

I would like to welcome you to the Cyprus House. I thought that we should get together especially at this important juncture, soon after the European Union leaders’ meeting in Brussels , which endorsed the European Commission’s Strategy Report “Towards the Enlarged Union” and the Progress Reports of the candidate countries. [Read more…]

Statement by Ambassador Moushoutas on the Report of the Security Council to the General Assembly

Mr. President,

We express appreciation to the distinguished Ambassador of Cameroon, H.E. Mr. Martin Belinga-Eboutou, for presenting in a most lucid way the report of the Security Council. [Read more…]

Statement by Ambassador Zackheos on the Establishment of the International Criminal Court

Mr. Chairman,

Allow me to extend to you my sincere appreciation for the effective manner in which you steer the work of this committee. My appreciation also goes to Mr. Kirsch, Chairman of the Preparatory Committee as well as to the President of the Assembly of the States Parties, the Ambassador of Jordan, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, for his wise leadership. [Read more…]

Cyprus Offers Economic Assistance to Timor-Leste

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Sotos Zackheos, donated earlier today a check of $10000 to the Permanent Representative of Timor-Leste, Ambassador Jose Louis Guterres, as an expression of the unwavering support of the Government of Cyprus in light of the recent acceptance of Timor-Leste as a member state of the united Nations organization. [Read more…]

Η Κύπρος Προσφέρει Οικονομική Υποστήριξη στο Ανατολικό Τιμόρ

Ο Μόνιμος Αντιπρόσωπος Πρέσβης Σώτος Ζακχαίος επέδωσε σήμερα το συμβολικό ποσό τον $10000 στο Μόνιμο Αντιπρόσωπο του Ανατολικού Τιμόρ, Πρέσβη Jose Louis Guterres για ενίσχυση της Αντιπροσωπείας τους στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη και ως έκφραση υποστήριξης της Κυπριακής Κυβέρνησης ενόψει της πρόσφατης εισδοχής του Ανατολικού Τιμόρ στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη. [Read more…]

Statement by the Representative of Cyprus to the Third Committee on Women

Thank you Mr Chairman,

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 to the First Committee on Disarmament

Mr. Chairman,

I would like to congratulate you on the assumption of the Chairmanship of the First Committee. We have no doubt that with your long experience and wise guidance, the goals of this Committee will be fully achieved. [Read more…]

Statement by Ambassador Moushoutas on the Reports of the UNSG on the Work of the Organization and on Follow up of the Millennium Summit

Mr. President,

The report before us, which under Charter provisions the Secretary-General is expected to submit yearly to the General Assembly, is relatively short, definitely shorter than that of last year, evidencing at first glance the determination of the Secretary-General to cut down on paper volume.  [Read more…]

Press Statement by the UN Secretary General following his meeting with President Clerides and Mr. Denktash

I have completed this afternoon two days of intensive consultations on Cyprus with His Excellency Mr. Glafkos Clerides, the Greek Cypriot leader, and His Excellency Mr. Rauf Denktash, the Turkish Cypriot leader. [Read more…]